School of Sport and Service Management

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National Plan for Sport and Recreation

Dr Neil Maxwell, Reader of Environmental Physiology at the University of Brighton, has contributed to a BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) response to the House of Lords Select committee’s inquiry for a National Plan for Sport and Recreation. Neil became involved after volunteering to join a BASES COVID-19 Special Interest Group and…

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Jamie Phillips wins top NCTJ award for campaigning journalism

Sport Journalism graduate, Jamie Phillips, has won the NCTJ’s prestigious Trainee News Journalism award in the NCTJ Awards for Excellence 2020. Jamie, who graduated in 2018, was nominated for his campaigning work against misspent council funds at Surrey Live as a senior reporter. Speaking after the event, hosted by Sky News, Jamie said that it was a…

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Sports Journalism course runner up in NCTJ Awards for Excellence in Journalism

The course’s virtual exchange with the University of Florida was Highly Commended in the Innovation of the Year category for providing a new teaching and learning cross-cultural experience for students to develop their skills in a live virtual environment. The key objective of the exchange was to explore cultural differences between US and UK football industries via…

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Why I chose to study sport and exercise science

Jay Suter is in the final year of his Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) degree – he was able to join the course in year 2 due to his qualifications.  Jay tells us about about his journey: Joining the Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) course back in 2019 was a last-minute decision when I was…

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Postgraduate Virtual Open Events at Brighton

Start, progress or change your career with a postgraduate degree Explore your study opportunities, talk to our lecturers, researchers and students, and find out more about postgraduate study and research at Brighton at a virtual open event. Tune into subject talks, look around our facilities in a 360 tour, get the latest on scholarships and…

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CIMSPA update

The University has worked closely with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) since it became a Higher Education Partner in January 2018. The partnership has resulted in lots of benefits for our students including discounted student-affiliate membership. CIMSPA also endorse our Sport Management and Sport Coaching courses ensuring they…

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Upcoming seminar and Forbes accolade for pioneering Brighton alumna

Dr Madeleine Orr is to host a research seminar on her work in sport ecology, which has seen Forbes list her among the leading young people in sport for 2021. After graduating in 2015 with a Masters in Event Management from the University of Brighton, Dr Orr did a PhD at the University of Minnesota. She then…

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Accreditation for our Nutrition Degree

We’re delighted to announce that our Nutrition BSc(Hons) has received accreditation from the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which will benefit both current and future students. The AfN protects and benefits the public by defining and advancing standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce. AfN Programme Accreditation…

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From PE to owning a clothing store!

Joe Bayliss Jr studied Physical Education at Brighton and now owns a clothing store in Eastbourne. He shares his story: “My name is Junior, I graduated from Brighton university’s Eastbourne campus last year in Physical Education. “I now own a clothing store in Eastbourne, known as DisDressed, selling brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph…

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University of Brighton scores nomination for top journalism award

Our Sport Journalism BA(Hons) programme’s virtual exchange partnership with University of Florida has been shortlisted for Innovation of the Year in the 2020 National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Awards for Excellence. The degree’s pioneering tele-collaborative exchange was launched in February 2020, which saw students from both sides of The Atlantic work together…

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