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the candidates at the debate

A successful election debate

Students and members of the public grilled Eastbourne’s parliamentary candidates at a hustings at the University’s Eastbourne campus on Friday. The audience at the Hillbrow site questioned Liberal Democrat’s Stephen Lloyd, Conservative’s Caroline Ansell, Labour’s Jake Lambert, the Brexit Party’s Stephen Gander and independent candidate Ken Pollock. They listened to answers on topics including what…

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New edition of Overtime magazine

Thousands of copies of Overtime, a printed magazine produced by journalism and sport journalism students, have hit university campuses. All three year groups on both degree courses collaborated over the course of a week to publish stories on their website, www.overtimeonline.co.uk, and produce the magazine, which was edited by third-year journalism student Jamie Edkins and…

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Public General Election debate for the Eastbourne parliamentary candidates

University of Brighton journalism students are pleased to announce a public General Election debate for the Eastbourne parliamentary candidates. This is your chance to put your questions to a panel of: Stephen Lloyd, Liberal Democrat Caroline Ansell, Conservative Jake Lambert, Labour Stephen Gander, Brexit Party Ken Pollock, Independent The debate is taking place on December…

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students in the stands at Wembley

Behind-the-scenes at England’s 1,000th international fixture

Final-year Sport Journalism students went behind the scenes at Wembley Stadium this week as England faced their 1,000 international fixture. The students were working as volunteers for the fan-led Raise The Flag initiative; part of Philosophy Football which was co-founded by University of Brighton researcher Mark Perryman. The students helped to prepare displays ahead of…

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Lewes lesson for sport journalism students

Three University of Brighton sport journalism students were invited to cover a Lewes FC Women’s match as part of an initiative to combat inequality in football. Final-year students Shania Bedi and Jessica Watkins and second-year student Daniella Challis worked alongside industry professionals in Lewes’s Women’s Championship match against Leicester City, developing their skills in videography,…

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Owen Evans interviewing ex-footballer Joe Cole

Podcast: Catching up with Owen Evans

In the latest podcast we speak to Owen Evans, the Sport Journalism course leader, about the state of journalism today, his professional background and his work at the University. Owen also discusses the emergence of football website The Athletic – and what it means for sports-focused media – as well as what students can expect…

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Lewis in front of the Brighton and Hove Albion FC logo

Lewis lands Spurs job

A University of Brighton sport journalism graduate has swapped the classroom for the Champions League after landing a full-time job at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Lewis Tizard, who graduated from his BA Sport Journalism degree in August with first-class honours, is now working in the media team of the 2019 Champions League finalists. Lewis spent…

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Mentoring opportunities

“Mentoring is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another. This relationship is typically developed at a time of transition in the mentee’s life and lasts for a period of time” At the University of Brighton we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get…

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The SU officer team

Meet the Brighton SU officer team

BSU President Calvin Jude Jansz, Vice President Activities Suzie Douglas and Vice President Education Ramy Badrie discuss their priorities and look ahead to graduation. They also talk about why they decided to campaign in the first place, their backgrounds and what it’s like studying at the University. Sadly Onyinye Okonkwo​, Vice President Welfare, was unable…

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Some of the EFEL award winners clapping at the ceremony

Excellence in Facilitating and Empowering Learning award

Congratulations to Owen Evans, Sport Journalism course leader, and Dr Rodrigo Lucena de Mello, senior lecturer, who have received an Excellence in Facilitating and Empowering Learning award. The Excellence in Facilitating and Empowering Learning awards, presented at the Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, invite University of Brighton staff and students to nominate someone they believe has gone…

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