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Tackling football race hate in memory of Stephen Lawrence

University of Brighton researcher Mark Doidge will join Dr Neville Lawrence OBE and footballer Anton Ferdinand at an event tied to Stephen Lawrence Day. Stephen Lawrence Day is observed each year on 22 April to mark the anniversary of the murder of the young black student by a racist gang in London in 1993. Dr…

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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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Mentoring changed my mindset

Ismail is studying Sport Management and took advantage of one of the mentoring programmes offered at the University of Brighton. He tells us about his experience: “I didn’t know much about mentoring to begin with. “It was around about June or July, when I saw an email about the identity mentoring match programme and so…

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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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International Scholarships for students starting in September 2022

The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022. This scholarship was set up to support international students to make a positive impact on their studies and will be awarded as a…

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Professor appears on Desert Island Discs

Nick Webborn, Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Brighton, appeared on Desert Island Discs this weekend. Nick has chaired the British Paralympic Association since 2017 and is a world-leading expert on Paralympic sports medicine and the most widely-published author on the subject. The Radio 4 programme has been running since…

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Upcoming events for offer holders

University of Brighton applicant days are a great way to learn more about the course you’ve applied for and what we have to offer. For undergraduate nutrition and sport course offer holders we have in-person events taking place on our Eastbourne campus on: Saturday 26 February Wednesday 30 March And there’s still time to book…

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Top New Year Honour for Brighton Professor

University of Brighton’s Nick Webborn has received a CBE in recognition of his hugely influential contribution to sport and sports medicine. The CBE – Commander of the Order of the British Empire – is the highest ranking Order of the British Empire award below knighthood, and follows on from Professor Webborn’s award of an OBE…

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Students visit Berlin Sport for Development Projects

Covid has impacted many aspects of our lives, but the lack of opportunities to meet face-to-face and to build and maintain our friendships and relationships has been particularly difficult. With this in mind, it felt like the sun was emerging on a new dawn when students from the universities of Brighton, Palacky and Paderborn visited…

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Ally after the competition

Brighton student bodybuilder stars at major UK championship

University of Brighton student Ally Lantos has come second at the UK women’s championships, setting her up to compete in the world championships in 2022. Now in the 2nd year of our Nutrition BSc (Hons) course – leading to graduation in Nutrition with Sport and Exercise BSc (Hons) – Ally’s runner-up spot in the Open…

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