Nutrition and sport and exercise

Annual Sport Journalism Lecture

The University of Brighton is delighted to be welcoming Paul Hayward, Chief Sportswriter at The Daily Telegraph, as the speaker at its annual sport journalism lecture this month. Paul was crowned Sports Writer of the Year in February for the second year running at the Sports Journalism Awards and has a longstanding career which includes time at…

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Students help launch new book

Three School of Sport and Service Management students are helping author, Nathan Gokhool, launch his first book. Natalie Welsh (Retail Management BA), Jack Stewart (Sport Journalism BA) and Alara Baser (International Event Management BA) are all in the final year of their course. For the Public Relations module, under the Bright Young Things initiative, they were matched…

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The Conversation

School of Sport and Service Management senior lecturer, Simon Mcennis, writes for The Conversation: Hillsborough: Liverpool FC has got rid of The Sun but it cannot rid The Sun of Liverpool FC. Read the full article here          

Brighton schools attend the Careers in Sport conference

Brighton secondary pupils visited the School of Sport Service Management in Eastbourne to hear from leading experts on developing a career in sport. The year 10 pupils are all currently studying GCSE Physical Education and attended presentations from university staff.

Visit from Sky Sports’ Senior PR Manager

The University of Brighton welcomed guest speaker Stuart Mawhinney, Senior PR Manager for Sky Sports last week. Mawhinney has led multi-million pound marketing campaigns, as well as managing internal and external relationships with famous footballers such as John Terry.

Students can join the Olympic gold rush

The Rio Olympic Games have shown that not only has Great Britain has some of the best athletes in the world but also how students can take up top careers to help achieve more to medal successes. They include: head of performance, head of sports nutrition performance analysis, physiotherapists, engineers and sports journalists. That’s the…

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Value of Sport Conference

Last month the University of Brighton held its Value of Sport Conference at the Falmer campus for local college students to highlight how they can pursue a career in the sport industry. Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) student Verity Cooper reflects on the day: “I was invited to the conference as a student ambassador. It was great to…

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The number of University of Brighton graduates finding work or moving on to further study after completing their studies has hit its highest ever level.  According to the latest annual figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency, more than nine out of ten graduates who completed their first degree in 2014-15 were in employment or…

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Annual Sport Journalism Lecture 2016 – Dick Pound to speak

Dick Pound, sport’s most prominent anti-drug campaigner, will turn his attention to something he now deems even more problematic, namely match-fixing, at this year’s Annual Sport Journalism Lecture. On May 6, Pound, of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), will be part of a panel discussing this increasingly thorny issue in the University of Brighton’s Hilbrow…

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ITVs controller of sport production visits the Hastings campus

Story by Luke Ambler, Sport Journalism student Journalism students in Hastings were privy to an exclusive revelation when ITV’s controller of sport production, Mark Demuth, revealed that the company were in negotiations to bring live coverage of horse racing back to its channels from January 2017. Not until the start of the New Year did…

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