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Football 4 Peace training camp

Football 4 Peace International (F4P) recently held a week-long training camp to teach students and professionals on values-based pedagogy for using sport to facilitate reconciliation and promote co-existence through sport. Since its founding in 2000, the Football 4 Peace® initiative at the University of Brighton has reached communities across four continents, transferring its values-based methodology to…

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Beat the heat with tips from the Environmental Extremes team

With the heatwave expected to stay with us for some time, reaching its peak on 18 July, Dr Neil Maxwell, Reader in the School of Sport and Health Sciences, has provided some simple tips for coping with the heat.  “A lot of it is common sense,” he said, “but it is always good to be…

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Brighton lands prestige role for Women’s Euros

University of Brighton will host one of the leading teams playing in the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 football tournament which kicks off this Wednesday. England face Austria in the opening match at Old Trafford in Manchester on 6 July, before heading south to face two-time tournament winners Norway at Brighton & Hove Community Stadium on 11…

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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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