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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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Value of Sport Conference

Last month the University of Brighton held its Value of Sport Conference at the Falmer campus for local college students to highlight how they can pursue a career in the sport industry. Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) student Verity Cooper reflects on the day: “I was invited to the conference as a student ambassador. It was great to…

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NUMBERS OF UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON GRADUATES FINDING JOBS OR MOVING INTO FURTHER STUDY HITS ALL-TIME HIGH

The number of University of Brighton graduates finding work or moving on to further study after completing their studies has hit its highest ever level.  According to the latest annual figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency, more than nine out of ten graduates who completed their first degree in 2014-15 were in employment or…

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Field trip to skate park

First year sport studies and sport business management students went on a field trip to Source Park, a BMX business located in Hastings. Sport Business Management student Andrea Sanchez Carreres talks about the trip: “On Monday 14th of March, first year Sport Studies and Sport Business Management students went on a university trip to Source…

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University supports student to fulfil his Korfball ambitions

Korball was first played in 1902 and since its introduction the sport has grown from strength to strength. One of its rising stars is second year University of Brighton sports management student Blake Palfreyman who made his debut for the England korfball team in 2014. At the end of 2015 Blake attended the Senior Korfball…

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PR pitching for students at Hills Balfour

Final year student Sam Williams on the Sport Business Management BSc visit to Hills Balfour: “On March 23rd, third year sport management students were fortunate enough to have a trip to a market leading travel PR company, Hills Balfour in their London offices. “The first challenge of the day was tackling the tale-end of the London…

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World’s largest underground skate park provides student opportunities

A disused Victorian swimming bath complex has been turned into the world’s largest underground skate park – with help from the University of Brighton. The 130-year-old building beneath the seafront promenade in Hastings, officially opened on 12 February, has been converted by a BMX and skateboarding brand Source BMX. Harvey Ells, Principal Lecturer at the…

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Sport Business Master Class Challenge Mentoring

On Wednesday 3 February Albion in the Community, the Community Trust for Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, invited four local colleges to attend a business master class day at the University of Brighton’s Falmer Campus.  The colleges included Albion in the Community Scholars, Sussex Coast College Hastings, Worthing College and City College. Second year…

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Exciting new placement partner

Sport Business Management BSc(Hons) students now have the opportunity to spend their placement with Sport Arabia Worldwide as part of a new partnership. Roger Myall, Sport Arabia Worldwide’s director and founder, graduated from the University of Brighton in 1997 and founded the company in 2006. He visited students in the School of Sport and Service…

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