School of Sport and Service Management

The students listening to a talk at HQ

Sky Sports field trip

Sport Journalism third-year students heard about how women’s sport can be covered more responsibly as they visited Sky Sports on a field trip. Anna Allerton, producer of the Sports Women programme, talked about the challenges of ensuring women’s sport is treated equally to men’s sport in the organisation’s editorial coverage. Students heard from various industry…

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University of Brighton scores nomination for top journalism award

The University of Brighton’s BA Sport Journalism’s partnership with Brighton and Hove Albion has been shortlisted for ‘Innovation of the Year’ in the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Awards for Excellence. Launched at the start of the 17/18 season, the University’s pioneering Premier League Apprenticeship with Albion sees six final-year sport journalism…

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the colourful Imaginarium branding

Welcome to the Imaginarium!

Students at the School of Sport and Service Management have access to a few facility – the Imaginarium. The Imaginarium is a start-up and entrepreneurial unit where students can develop and build their own business ideas. It is linked up to nine study modules, with more to follow, offering the possibility of also gaining credits…

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University joins the Albion

The University of Brighton is the new Official Higher Education Partner of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club. The new partnership between the city’s largest university and its Premier League football club will build on existing collaborations through the School of Sport & Service Management and School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences in the areas…

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Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow!  If you’ve had a change of heart, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore the possibilities.  If you need help navigating your way through the Clearing process, check out our handy guide. Or call…

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Women now have a pathway in media

Written by Lewis Tizard, second-year Sport Journalism BA(Hons) student Sky Sports presenter Kelly Cates believes women can now “see a path for themselves” when seeking careers in journalism and the media. Cates, who also works as a presenter Radio 5 Live, was speaking to University of Brighton Journalism and Sports Journalism students at the University’s annual Sport…

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From concept to print in just seven days!

Students studying on the Journalism BA(Hons) and Sport Journalism BA(Hons) courses came together to create a 24-page magazine this week. In just seven days, 109 students from all three years of study created, edited and published the magazine from scratch. They also managed to simultaneously multiply the www.overtimeonline.co.uk audience fourteen-fold! More than 2,500 copies of…

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Jack’s the first for esports

A School of Sport and Service Management graduate has become the first full-time British newspaper esports journalist. Jack Stewart, 21, graduated with a Sport Journalism BA(Hons) degree just this summer and was quickly snapped up by a national newspaper to report on competitive video games. He said: “The Daily Mail advertised they were looking for…

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Adam’s day at the races

Adam Powers was treated to a day at the races for a feature in the Racing Post – but came away somewhat less than enthused. The Sport Journalism BA(Hons) student enjoyed his visit to Brighton Racecourse and while to sport is among the best attended in Britain, he felt many of his generation would find…

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Guardian university league tables 2018 success

‘Sports Science’ at the University of Brighton has climbed a massive 21 places in The Guardian University League Tables 2018 and we are now ranked 12th in the UK. There’s still time to apply for a September 2017 start – find out more about studying sport and exercise with us.

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