Sport and exercise course news

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.

Sport Studies BA(Hons) gets a boost

The University of Brighton’s Sport Studies BA(Hons) is being improved and revalidated for the 2015 academic year. As one of the longest-running sport courses in England, Sport Studies

Spotlight on Sport Studies BA(Hons) staff

Sport Studies at the University of Brighton is taught by a team of international experts on a wide range of topics including football culture, fandom and international development.

Students on Erasmus Study Visits

Undergraduate sport students from the School of Sport and Service Management are eligible to apply to study for one semester abroad under the Erasmus scheme.

Senior Lecturer writes for The Conversation

Simon McEnnis, sports media academic and professional sports journalist who lectures across Sport and Media MA and Sport Journalism and Sport Studies BA(Hons) programmes has had an article published today on The Conversation. His article Journalists need support and time if they are to fully engage with readers can be read here.

Mark Steel makes a guest appearance!

Comic, broadcaster and author Mark Steel took time out from a 47-date nationwide tour to make a guest appearance at the School of Sport and Service Management.

Shadow Minister For Sport visit

Report by Sport Journalism student, Jack Haynes On Thursday November 7 Clive Efford, Shadow Minister for Sport and Tourism and MP for Eltham, visited the School of Sport and Service Management on a wide-ranging fact-finding mission, meeting with staff and students.

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