Nutrition and sport and exercise

Careers in Sport experience for local schools

The Field of Sport event which is part of the university’s widening participation Compact Plus Programme took place on 14 June 2017 at the Eastbourne campus. The event was attended by 119 students from nine schools: Ifield Community College, Patcham High School, Hailsham Community College, Ark Academy Brent, Ark Globe Academy, St Leonards Academy, Rye…

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Guardian university league tables 2018 success

‘Sports Science’ at the University of Brighton has climbed a massive 21 places in The Guardian University League Tables 2018 and we are now ranked 12th in the UK. There’s still time to apply for a September 2017 start – find out more about studying sport and exercise with us.

The Football Ticket Sales Challenge

Final year Sport Business Management students spent a day with Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club (BHAFC) as part of their marketing module. The day provided an opportunity for students to develop their employability skills as they were required to be both creative and practical, whilst under pressure due to the time constraints of the…

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Event Planning and Dodgeball!

Tom Dodsworth who is studying Sport Business Management BSc(Hons) writes on a recent learning experience: On Friday 17 February 2017, myself and fellow Sport Business Management students had a 4-hour session learning about how to plan, organise, run and evaluate a sporting event as well as learning the differences between products and services. This was…

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Sport Business Masterclass

Second year Sport Business Management BSC(Hons) student James Drummond writes on the recent masterclass he took part in with local schools and colleges. Albion in the Community (AITC) and the University of Brighton worked in partnership to create a sport business masterclass delivered to pupils from 5 local colleges and schools. The day was led by…

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Brighton schools attend the Careers in Sport conference

Brighton secondary pupils visited the School of Sport Service Management in Eastbourne to hear from leading experts on developing a career in sport. The year 10 pupils are all currently studying GCSE Physical Education and attended presentations from university staff.

Sport and Tourism Experts Talks Change

Student Grace Butcher writes about a recent guest lecture: Pete Tyler, Managing Director of Neilson Active Holidays, visited University of Brighton third year Sport Business Management students to discuss strategic change in relation to the sport and tourism industry. Pete has over 25 years of experience in the travel industry and in that time, he has helped…

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The future of sport in our local communities

“Almost everybody participates in sport and physical activity in a local community. It is important, therefore, that we recognise the needs of everybody who wants to participate in the future”. That was the key message from an inspirational talk by Lisa O’Keefe, Director of Insight at Sport England, and one of the most influential people…

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Behind the scenes at Source Park

On Wednesday 19 October 2016 first year Sport Business Management students had a trip to Source BMX Park which is located in the seaside town of Hastings. The purpose of the visit was to put the stakeholder theory learnt in lectures into a practical example to develop understanding of the different ways organisations are run. The…

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Students can join the Olympic gold rush

The Rio Olympic Games have shown that not only has Great Britain has some of the best athletes in the world but also how students can take up top careers to help achieve more to medal successes. They include: head of performance, head of sports nutrition performance analysis, physiotherapists, engineers and sports journalists. That’s the…

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