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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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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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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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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Farran after completing the London Marathon

Student joins CIMSPA Youth Panel

Final year Sport Management BSc(Hons) student Farran Leach has been appointed to the CIMSPA Youth Panel for 12 months. CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) is the professional development body the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and,…

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Andria inside a sports stadium

Sports PR guest lecture

Sport Management BSc students had a guest lecture from PR and Media Operations specialist Andria Rudy just before the lockdown. Andria has over 20 years’ experience working in elite sport and global sporting events including at multiple Olympic games, Formula 1 Jackie Stewart Team, FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games and more local events including the…

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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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