Nutrition and sport and exercise news

Stephanie on her placement

Placements were crucial to my growth

Nutrition student Stephanie chats about her latest placement experience and how it has helped her develop. “Work placements throughout my three years at the University of Brighton have been crucial for my academic growth and to further develop my understanding of public health related practices in-action. “I am currently undertaking a placement ​with Veg Power…

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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Wednesday 6 April marks International Day of Sport for Development and Peace – an opportunity to recognise the positive role sport and physical activity play in communities and in people’s lives across the globe. As part of the celebrations Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) will be host a webinar on ‘Peace and Football’. The event takes…

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Greg and Neil at graduation

Student wins BASES Masters Dissertation Award

Recent graduate Greg Wright has been awarded the Masters Dissertation Award from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Greg (right in photo)graduated in February with a distinction from our Applied Exercise Physiology MSc having completed the course in September 2021. He decided to apply for the award after the MSc course lead,…

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Postgraduate virtual open evening

Join our virtual open evening on 1 February and explore what postgraduate study or research at Brighton could mean for you. Talk to our lecturers, researchers and students, and find out more about postgraduate study and research at Brighton. Our open evenings are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you…

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University of Brighton recognised for progress on gender equality as pay gap shrinks by a third

The University of Brighton has been given the Athena Swan Silver Award for its impact in addressing gender inequality and improving progression for all staff. The Athena Swan Charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education, and address barriers to progression for all staff. As part of its application the university has created…

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Brighton professor continues at helm of British Paralympic Association

University of Brighton’s Professor Nick Webborn OBE has been re-appointed as Chair of the British Paralympic Association following an open recruitment process. Professor Webborn was first elected to the prestigious sports position in 2017, when he was chosen by the membership of the BPA. In his role as Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine…

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Amy Davis

The new term is here!

Amy, a second year Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) student, tells us what she’s most excited about this term: A new term can be both nerve-wracking and exciting September is usually full of both apprehension and excitement as students all over the country get ready for back to school or university. This year I have felt…

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Physical Education on Wheels

Trainee PE teachers were introduced to street surfing as part of their induction. Many young people are physically active out of school and engage in ‘wheeled’ activity such as mountain biking, BMX biking, skateboarding, in-line skating, street surfing and micro-scootering. However, very few schools have recognised this as a means to increase pupils activity levels…

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Team building and problem solving

Physical Education trainee teachers took part in a series of socially-team-building exercises in preparation for a year 7 transition day with Gildredge House School. The exercises were designed to develop group dynamics and working relationships and consisted of a series of ice-breaking activities, followed by activities in small groups to help develop trust and responsibility….

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Online enrolment is now open

If you are starting here this September you can now enrol online. It couldn’t be easier and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Simply log into Student View with your university username and password. Check your emails for more info. Once you have enrolled online you can: Log into My Brighton About 30 minutes after…

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