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Try out University at our Sport and Exercise Summer School

Wondering what it’s like to study sport and exercise at university? Why not join us at our FREE residential summer school and find out! 19 July to 22 July 2022 University of Brighton Eastbourne campus You’ll work with University of Brighton academics and current students to get a real inside view of studying at Brighton….

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Top international coach joins the university sports team at Brighton

Leading international sport performance and conditioning coach Dan Howells has joined University of Brighton’s renowned Sport and Health Sciences school. Dan has worked at the highest levels of professional sport in both the UK and US, and will bring a wealth of insight to the student experience in terms of physical development and sports science…

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Sport awards 2022

The University of Brighton celebrated its sporting successes this week at the 2022 Sports Awards. The event took place at The Grand Hotel in Brighton where students, staff and volunteers enjoyed a three course dinner alongside the award presentations. You can see all the award winners and nominees on the Sport Brighton website. Watch the…

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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday, 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been…

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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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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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Nick Webborn CBE

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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