Nutrition and sport and exercise

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Pioneering Football 4 Peace International project hits 20th anniversary

A global football-based project established in Brighton is marking the 20th anniversary of its mission to promote peaceful co-existence amid conflict.  Founded in summer 2001 by Brighton sports academics Professor John Sugden (left in photo) and Dr Gary Stidder (right in photo) Football 4 Peace International uses education and social engagement alongside sporting activity to…

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Brighton takes UK lead with sport management endorsement

2021 graduates from Brighton’s Sport Management degree will be the first in the country to leave with a prestigious industry standard endorsement. The University of Brighton Sport Management programme is also the first of its kind in the country to receive re-endorsement for General Manager standards overseen by the Chartered Institute for the Management of…

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Join us for our summer open days

Get to know us at our summer online open days – from wherever you happen to be. We’re here to help and there will be loads to see and do. All of our events are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you to get a sense of what it will…

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Bruce Hoad and Dr Alan Richardson

Female firefighters research

Traditionally the Fire and Rescue service has been a male-dominated industry, but there has been a significant increase in the number of female firefighters recruited in the UK in the last twenty years. As the number of women in the Fire and Rescue workforce has increased, gaining a comprehensive understanding of how the physical stresses…

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Book your place on a subject explorer

Join us for an introduction to what it is like to study a subject you are interested in at university. Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students from a variety of subject areas. Each event will consist of a short introductory talk covering how…

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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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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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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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Dr Madeleine Orr

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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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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