Nutrition and sport and exercise

Harrison hekping Active Recovery client Paul with his exercises in the university's gym

University of Brighton launches cancer rehabilitation programme in Eastbourne

The University of Brighton has launched an exercise-based cancer rehabilitation programme in Eastbourne. Designed to help individuals with or recovering from cancer, the scheme, entitled Active Recovery, has been developed by experts from the University and Freedom Leisure in consultation with Cancer United’s CU Fitter™ initiative. Funding has been generously supplied by the cancer charity…

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Playing For Peace

Secondary school children from across Sussex and Kent joined international coaches from around the world for a festival for peace. They joined the University of Brighton’s pioneering Football 4 Peace (F4P) programme to celebrate World Peace Day which took place

Children at last year's festival

Scoring for peace

More than 200 children from secondary schools around Sussex will be taking part in a football festival next week. The University of Brighton’s Football 4 Peace (F4P) programme, which has operated in Israel, Palestine, Northern and Republic of Ireland, The Gambia, South Korea and South Africa since 2001, uses football to help resolve conflict between…

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Studetns learning about sports science in the labs

School students given a sporting chance

More than 170 school students took part in two days of sport and exercise at the University of Brighton in Eastbourne. The Years 9 and 10 students from Sussex, London and Southampton sampled PE, sport and exercise science, and sport coaching, supervised by student ambassadors. Sarah Hogg, the University’s Director of Sport and Recreation, gave…

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Cooking up a storm

Budding young chefs took part in a Masterchef Challenge at the University of Brighton in Eastbourne. The week-long challenge saw five schools from across Sussex preparing and cooking meals for visitors including Eastbourne MP Stephen Lloyd. Students from Cavendish School in Eastbourne served up a four-course meal in the University’s Culinary Arts Studio, supervised by…

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BMX brothers win Queen’s Award

Two brothers behind the world’s largest underground skate park – set up with help from the University of Brighton – have been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2018. Lifelong BMX riders, Richard and Marc Moore, run The Source (Hastings) Ltd an online BMX retailer which in 2016 converted derelict Turkish bath under the White…

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Primary School Sports Festival

350 Eastbourne primary school pupils came to The School of Sport and Service Management to participate in a sports festival organised by Football 4 Peace International. The focus of the day’s activities was to develop an awareness of team work and personal responsibility. The children took part in a in a series of related activities including problem solving, physical…

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Value of Sport Conference

As part of the Compact Plus Programme, the University of Brighton held a Value of Sport 6th Form Conference at the Eastbourne campus to highlight the opportunities to pursue sport as a career. Students from BACA, Ark William Parker Academy and Uxbridge College were welcomed by Mark Hayes, Senior Lecturer, followed by a keynote presentation from…

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How to boost tourism

How local businesses in East Sussex can increase trade by making use of the latest consumer trends in tourism is the subject of a free event organised by the University of Brighton. Wish You Were Here, at the De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill, on 20 March, will form part of Visit Britain’s English Tourism Week.

Run the Bases Launches Pilot Program in Malta

Run the Bases is a newly formed sport for development organisation that aims to tackle gender inequalities in sport, focusing on the sport of softball. The organisation was founded by former UCLA Softball Player Tara Henry (USA), Sebastian Cirillo (Italy) and Kelly Smith (UK) who are all recent graduates from the Sport and International Development MA…

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