Nutrition and sport and exercise

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.

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.

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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Harold should have won the Battle of Hastings

On the day of the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, The Head of the School of Sport & Service Management, Professor Jonathan Doust, has been wondering how King Harold might have fared if he had the science and nutritional support now commonplace in the 21st century.    Harold had to march his army…

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The Golden Games

The University of Brighton joined in the Paralympics celebrations, having coached or supported several GB medal-winning stars. The most decorated female GB Paralympian, Dame Sarah Storey, coached by the university’s Dr Gary Brickley, won her 14th gold medal in the cycling road race, her third gold of the Rio Games. And another cycling star coached…

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University celebrates Sarah’s success

Dame Sarah Storey – coached by University of Brighton – became Great Britain’s most successful female Paralympian by winning her 12th gold medal on the opening day in Rio.

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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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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Lacrosse Team’s Cup Success

Report by Jack Groves, Physical Education with QTS student. An enthusiastic and jubilant crowd cheered the University of Brighton’s men’s lacrosse team on to a resounding 20-3 win versus Reading in the British Universities & Colleges Sport Lacrosse 2015-2016 South Eastern Conference Cup final on the all-terrain pitch at the Eastbourne campus.

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