Nutrition and sport and exercise

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New Journalism Masters

Following on from the success of our undergraduate journalism degrees we are delighted to be introducing two new postgraduate courses from September 2019: Journalism MA Sport Journalism MA You can find out more and chat to the course leader at our postgraduate open evening on Tuesday 26 February.  

Graduate Assessment Centre with Capgemini

Undergraduate and postgraduate students from our tourism, hospitality, retail, sport development and sport studies courses were invited to take part in a mock graduate assessment provided by Capgemini. Christina Hokland and  Daza Roxana Garcia, who are on our Tourism and International Development MSc, report on the day: We had the opportunity to meet three members of…

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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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PhD student wins the 3MT competition

School of Sport and Service Management PhD Student Jennifer Holland has won 1st place in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at the University of Brighton’s Festival of Postgraduate Research which took place on 7 June. Hosted by Vitae, the 3MT invites doctoral students to explain their research and its significance to a non-specialist audience in…

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Latest research newsletter

The January to March 2018 edition of the School of Sport and Service Management research newsletter has just been published. Features include: Hercule Poirot visits the sport and exercise science labs as part of a Para-Monte Altitude Awareness Day the launch of the Environmental Extremes Lab Blog Optimising Preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Environment Negotiating Gender…

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Graduate receives MIA Conference and Event Management Award 2017

International Event Management MSc graduate Katharina Bürger received the MIA Conference and Event Management Award 2017. Katharina was presented with her award on 8 January 2018, during a GDPR-legislation event in London. MIA (Meetings Industry Association) is the UK’s principal association aiming to support the growth of the meeting and events sector in the country. The award acknowledges…

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Thinking of postgraduate study?

If you are looking to study a subject related to hospitality, events, tourism or sport and exercise why not come along to our Postgraduate Open Evening on Tuesday 28 February? The event takes place on the Eastbourne campus from 5-8pm. Find out more and book your place. If you aren’t able to make the open evening…

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Success for Madeleine

Madeleine Orr graduated from our International Event Management MSc in 2016 and was awarded a scholarship to undertake her PhD at the University of Minnesota. Her success was partly based on her excellent masters research dissertation supervised by the school’s Dr Nigel Jarvis, and her overall distinction in her degree award. Maddy investigated the legacies of the 2015 Pan…

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Dragons’ Den and Hospitality and Retail Expo 2018

One guest speaker, five dragons, 70 students, 11 teams – one happy cohort! Final year undergraduate students studying the International Hospitality Management BA(Hons) were joined by Steve Lowy, CEO of Umi Digital who gave an inspiring speech about working in the hospitality industry before our very own Dragons’ Den. We were joined by four more…

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Lisa’s research success

Research into neuromuscular fatigue from cycling has won a University of Brighton student a top award. Lisa Schäfer addressed the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) conference in Nottingham and won the Human Kinetics Student Poster Presentation Award. Lisa, based at the Welkin laboratories at…

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