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Course leader writes on Modern Masculinity

Sport Studies BA(Hons) course leader, Dr Christopher Matthews, has contributed to an article on Sputnik called Times Are a Changin’: Modern Masculinity No Longer Equals ‘Macho Man’. The article discusses findings from a recent YouGov poll. Read the article.

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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Football can help refugees

Football can build support networks for refugees and help integrate them into communities, according to a University of Brighton academic. Dr Mark Doidge, Senior Research Fellow, School of Sport and Service Management, has been awarded almost £15,000 by the British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences to run two workshops under the title ‘Refugees…

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Student Conference – contemporary issues in sport

World-leading academics gathered today to lead a conference designed specifically for School of Sport and Service Management students. Assistant head of school Sid Hayes opened the event and welcomed the speakers to the university.

Students get creative with alternative PE

PE, sport and exercise science, sport studies and sport coaching students presented and experienced a range of eclectic and innovative physical activities as part of their Level 5 assessment in alternative activities. Presentations included Mission Impossible, Aquatic Wipe-out, The Cube, QR Code climbing and Aqua-Cross.

Boxing trip for Sport Studies students

Students from all three years of the Sport Studies BA(Hons) took a trip to a boxing club as part of their course. The trip was hosted by Eastbourne Boxing Club who have a long standing relationship with the university and its students

FIFA scandal keeps our sports academics busy

John Sugden, Professor of the Sociology of Sport, at the School of Sport and Service Management, was inundated with media interviews earlier this week. This followed suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s suggestions that an agreement had been made for Russia to host the World Cup 2018 before the official vote took place.

Graham Spacey in The Conversation

Graham Spacey from the university’s Rugby 4 Peace initiative writes for The Conversation: Rugby World Cup: what good sports can teach the world about how to play fair. Read the article            

Sport for Development and Peace Symposium

School of Sport and Service Management students from Sport Studies BSc, Sport Business Management BSc and Sport and International Development MA took part in the Sport for Development and Peace Symposium which took place this month.

Olympic Park field trip

Sport Studies BA(Hons) and Sport Business Management BSc(Hons) students enjoyed a day out of the classroom on a field trip to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The trip was organised to explore issues connected to the Introduction to Politics in Sport module.

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