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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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Engaging in values-based teaching through sport

PGCE and School Direct Trainee PE teachers took part in a two day workshop designed to develop their understanding of values-based teaching through sport. Specifically through the medium of rugby, well known as a high-impact collision sport, students were shown how rugby can be used in alternative ways to promote and contribute to the holistic…

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PhD for Maria

A huge congratulations to Dr Maria Gebbels who successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled Career Paths in Hospitality: A Life History Approach. Maria first joined us as an undergraduate hospitality student seven years ago and continued as a postgraduate student before embarking on her PhD studies. Maria said: “These past few years have indeed been life changing, and without…

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PhD student features on CABI

Student Jennifer Holland was recently asked to write a guest article for the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences (CABI) about her PhD “Navigating Uncertainty: The Influence of Risk on Consumer Decision-Making in Ocean Cruising”. Jennifer’s article featured in CABI’s Leisure Tourism section and you can read the article here. Find out more about our postgraduate…

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Looking for ways to stay cool during heatwaves

As sunbathers enjoy this week’s hot weather, scientists at the University of Brighton are researching ways the elderly can avoid heat-related illnesses which claim 2,000 lives in the UK each year. The university is recruiting healthy volunteers aged 65 and over for a series of tests designed to help older people to stay cool.


Enriching the postgraduate experience

Lectures and essays do not exclusively compound the postgraduate experience. University life, as the University of Brighton sees it, is a much more complete network of resources to make learning an on-going and enriching process. Modules deliver the basic outcomes for all courses; to achieve thought-through goals however, the university experience does not stop there….

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Graduate returns to help students

Inma Gonzalez Segura who graduated with a distinction in February from the Tourism and International Development MSc has stayed on at the university to lead PASS sessions for postgraduate students. PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) is a student-led initiative where issues relating to course material and student life can be discussed in a friendly, informal environment…

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