School of Sport and Service Management

Image of Jamie at the virtual ceremony

Jamie Phillips wins top NCTJ award for campaigning journalism

Sport Journalism graduate, Jamie Phillips, has won the NCTJ’s prestigious Trainee News Journalism award in the NCTJ Awards for Excellence 2020. Jamie, who graduated in 2018, was nominated for his campaigning work against misspent council funds at Surrey Live as a senior reporter. Speaking after the event, hosted by Sky News, Jamie said that it was a…

Continue Reading

CIMSPA logo

CIMSPA update

The University has worked closely with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) since it became a Higher Education Partner in January 2018. The partnership has resulted in lots of benefits for our students including discounted student-affiliate membership. CIMSPA also endorse our Sport Management and Sport Coaching courses ensuring they…

Continue Reading

Joe and friend in front of an advert for the shop

From PE to owning a clothing store!

Joe Bayliss Jr studied Physical Education at Brighton and now owns a clothing store in Eastbourne. He shares his story: “My name is Junior, I graduated from Brighton university’s Eastbourne campus last year in Physical Education. “I now own a clothing store in Eastbourne, known as DisDressed, selling brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph…

Continue Reading

NCTJ awards logo

University of Brighton scores nomination for top journalism award

Our Sport Journalism BA(Hons) programme’s virtual exchange partnership with University of Florida has been shortlisted for Innovation of the Year in the 2020 National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Awards for Excellence. The degree’s pioneering tele-collaborative exchange was launched in February 2020, which saw students from both sides of The Atlantic work together…

Continue Reading

home page of Joe's website featuring a floodlit goal

MA student wins at BJTC awards

Congratulations to Joe Harbert, Sport Journalism MA student, on winning the Best Online News Site award at the 2020 Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) awards. Joe won the award for his work on grassroots football in Kent while studying on his undergraduate degree at Canterbury Christ Church University. You can view Joe’s award-winning work on…

Continue Reading

Farran after completing the London Marathon

Student joins CIMSPA Youth Panel

Final year Sport Management BSc(Hons) student Farran Leach has been appointed to the CIMSPA Youth Panel for 12 months. CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) is the professional development body the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and,…

Continue Reading

George just after crossing the finishing line

Brighton graduate completes British athletics double

University of Brighton graduate George Mills claimed the 1500m title at the British Athletics Championships in Manchester at the weekend, adding to his indoor success over the same distance earlier this year. Mills, a Sport Brighton Sports Scholar who studied BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, claimed victory in the final in 3:51:39 at the event…

Continue Reading

photo of Sean

Doctoral Fellowship for PhD student

School of Sport and Service Management PhD student, Sean Heath, has been awarded a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship. SSHRC is the most prestigious funding agency and scholarship offered to Canadian researchers and the Doctoral Fellowship includes three years of funding, totalling £35,000. Sean is a social anthropologist specialising…

Continue Reading

George wrapped in the Union Jack at the British championship

Podcast: Catching up with sports scholar George Mills

In the latest podcast, we catch up with sports scholar and Sport and Exercise Science BSc student George Mills, who’s just become British Indoor athletics champion in the 1500m in Glasgow. A week before that he raced in a world class field to go third in the British rankings over the same distance. George has…

Continue Reading

George with the Union Jack flag warapped around his shoulders

Brighton student becomes British athletics champion

University of Brighton third year Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) student George Mills claimed the 1500m title at the British Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow on Sunday (23 February). Mills, 20, who is from Leeds but represents local club Brighton Phoenix, clocked a time of 3:50:69 to take the British title at the Emirates Arena,…

Continue Reading

1 2 3 7
Skip to toolbar