Sport and exercise course news

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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Postgraduate courses online events

We will be holding a series of online events in February and March 2018 where you can find out about the following postgraduate courses: (Secondary) Dance PGCE International Event Management MSc  International Hospitality Management MSc  Sport and International Development MA Tourism and International Development MSc  FIND OUT MORE AND BOOK YOUR PLACE 

Professional-Based learning presentation

Travel marketing consultant and entrepreneur, Helena Beard, gave a presentation to events, hospitality, tourism and sport development masters students on her perspective when working with interns and volunteers. Her company, China Travel Outbound, has welcomed a number of students and graduates onto placements over the past two years, including a third year student from Brighton earlier this…

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Alumni Tales

Amelia Hagen who studied International Event Management MSc with us volunteered at the Russia 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup – the warm-up to the 2018 World Cup. Read her interesting insight of the experiences of a volunteer.      

CoSTaLs PhD Students host Postgraduate Conference on Reflexivity

On 2 December, School of Sport and Service Management PhD students Adam Talbot and Jennifer Holland co-hosted with Sheffield Hallam PhD student Rachel Handforth a one day conference on the challenge to using reflexivity in research. This regional postgraduate event was organised on behalf of the British Sociological Association and the Centre of Sport, Tourism & Leisure Studies (CoSTaLs)…

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