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Nutrition BSc – what I’ve learnt

Final year Nutrition BSc student Isak Sidelind tells a bit about his time at Brighton: “I have learnt a lot from this course as the different modules cover the many aspects of nutrition from public health and nutraceuticals, to sports nutrition and exercise. “I find that studying nutrition differs from a lot of other courses…

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Studying Nutrition at University

Final year student Rebecca chats about her time studying nutrition at the University of Brighton: Nutrition is so important! I chose to do Nutrition with Public Health as I feel that nutrition is becoming more and more important and new research and data is being produced regularly. I have always found it fascinating how foods…

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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday, 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been…

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Mentoring changed my mindset

Ismail is studying Sport Management and took advantage of one of the mentoring programmes offered at the University of Brighton. He tells us about his experience: “I didn’t know much about mentoring to begin with. “It was around about June or July, when I saw an email about the identity mentoring match programme and so…

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International Scholarships for students starting in September 2022

The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022. This scholarship was set up to support international students to make a positive impact on their studies and will be awarded as a…

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Professor appears on Desert Island Discs

Nick Webborn, Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Brighton, appeared on Desert Island Discs this weekend. Nick has chaired the British Paralympic Association since 2017 and is a world-leading expert on Paralympic sports medicine and the most widely-published author on the subject. The Radio 4 programme has been running since…

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Upcoming events for offer holders

University of Brighton applicant days are a great way to learn more about the course you’ve applied for and what we have to offer. For undergraduate nutrition and sport course offer holders we have in-person events taking place on our Eastbourne campus on: Saturday 26 February Wednesday 30 March And there’s still time to book…

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Top New Year Honour for Brighton Professor

University of Brighton’s Nick Webborn has received a CBE in recognition of his hugely influential contribution to sport and sports medicine. The CBE – Commander of the Order of the British Empire – is the highest ranking Order of the British Empire award below knighthood, and follows on from Professor Webborn’s award of an OBE…

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Brighton student bodybuilder stars at major UK championship

University of Brighton student Ally Lantos has come second at the UK women’s championships, setting her up to compete in the world championships in 2022. Now in the 2nd year of our Nutrition BSc (Hons) course – leading to graduation in Nutrition with Sport and Exercise BSc (Hons) – Ally’s runner-up spot in the Open…

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Brighton student in GB world championship rhythmic gymnastics team

University of Brighton student Alida Bogdanova has been chosen to represent Great Britain in this month’s Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Japan. Now in the second year of the Nutrition with Sport and Exercise BSc(Hons) degree, Alida will be heading out to Japan on October 24 to take part in the 38th Rhythmic Gymnastics World…

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