Nutrition and sport and exercise

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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Keely during her presentation

Graduates return to inspire students

Kelly Smith and Martina Fricano who graduated from our Sport Management BSc(Hons) in 2015 returned this month to the Eastbourne campus. Both contributed to modules that they had studied when at Brighton and that relate to areas they now work in. Martina works for the Jordan Brand and is their Brand Planning, Strategy and Purpose…

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Nick with his OBE

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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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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Dr Gary Brickley training with Dame Sarah Storey

University coach celebrates record success with Paralympics legend Sarah Storey

The record-setting 17th Paralympic gold won this week by Dame Sarah Storey was an accolade too for her long-time University of Brighton coach Gary Brickley. Dr Brickley has combined coaching Great Britain’s most successful Paralympian of all time with pioneering work in the School of Sport and Health Sciences looking at helping athletes perform to…

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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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Decolonising the Physical Education Curriculum

PGCE and School Direct trainee physical education teachers recently experienced a range of team games that aimed to directly address the decolonisation of the British physical education curriculum. They worked remotely in student support study groups to design teaching and learning resources and then put the application of theory into practice on campus. The purpose…

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University of Brighton joins dual-career scheme to support talented athletes

The university has been accredited by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme which helps young sportspeople pursue their goals while gaining qualifications. The Sport England-backed programme allows athletes to reach their full potential in education alongside their successes in sport. By becoming a Dual Career Accredited Site, the University of Brighton will be a key part…

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The particpants in the Eastbourne gym

Celebrating International Women’s Day through sport

The University of Brighton welcomed teenage students from a school in Horsham to focus on careers for women in sport. Following the University’s special feature on women in sport on International Women’s Day, Dr Gary Stidder and female students in the third year of their respective degree programmes invited fifty girls from Millais School to…

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