Nutrition and sport and exercise

Clive Tyldesley and Zuzanna Marciniak

Tyldesley leads tributes to journalists of the future

Legendary football commentator Clive Tyldesley was the guest of honour at the University of Brighton’s first Journalism Awards. ITV’s lead commentator visited Eastbourne to hand out prizes and deliver a talk at the event on Monday 3 February, which recognised the work of final year Journalism BA(Hons) and Sport Journalism BA(Hons) students. Tyldesley, who also…

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Joe’s international call up

School of Sport and Service Management student Joe Murray (left in the photo) received his first international cap for Jamaica’s U23’s rugby team. Joe, who studies Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons), was selected to play for an away fixture against Gibraltar U23. Jamaica defeated Gibraltar 17-15 at Europa Point in Gibraltar. Jamaica’s Team Manager Hughton…

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Rugby and netball stars up for awards

The University’s Men’s Rugby Union 1st Team and a Netball Club member have been nominated for top sporting awards. The rugby team is shortlisted for the Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP Team of Year in the Sussex Sports Awards 2019, hosted by Active Sussex, and presented at Brighton’s Hilton Metropole Hotel on 22 November. Also…

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Lewis lands Spurs job

A University of Brighton sport journalism graduate has swapped the classroom for the Champions League after landing a full-time job at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Lewis Tizard, who graduated from his BA Sport Journalism degree in August with first-class honours, is now working in the media team of the 2019 Champions League finalists. Lewis spent…

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Lauren’s “unforgettable” Wales hockey debut

A School of Sport and Service Management student won her first international cap for the Wales women’s hockey team in their recent European Championship victory over Turkey. Lauren Roberts, a Sports Scholarship student in Physical Education, was called up to the senior team having received the ‘Goalkeeper of the Tournament’ award at the European Under-21s…

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West Ham FC internship

Sport and Exercise Science BSc student Arjun Dosa has taken up an opportunity to spend a year with West Ham United Football Club. Arjun started the role in July and is taking a year away from his course, returning to complete his degree in September 2020. Arjun is keen to pursue a career in performance…

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Showcasing skills

Students studying on our Sport and Exercise Science BSc are given an opportunity during their studies to achieve our unique Bronze, Silver and Gold awards and showcase their skills. The awards recognise the multitude of practical skills students develop with us and are a way to demonstrate their capabilities and experience to future employers. Introduced…

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Santander award supports volunteering opportunity

International Tourism Management student Nazare (Naz) Asvedo Mendes has had a summer volunteering opportunity made possible thanks to the Santander International Experiences Fund. Santander Universities provides philanthropic funds to help eligible undergraduate students take advantage of opportunities overseas, such as work placements, volunteering or studying abroad. Naz, who is on the second year of her…

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Events by our events students!

As part of their studies International Event Management students host live events in their second year. They develop the event concept, source a venue and artists, market the event and finally deliver the event itself! Our current students are now at the ticket selling stage and there are four great events coming up this month…

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Dominique and the Women in Football group at Camp Nou

Women’s football captain invited to home of FC Barcelona

The captain of the University of Brighton women’s football first team trod hallowed sporting ground as she took part in a discussion at FC Barcelona’s legendary Nou Camp stadium. Dominique Beckett visited Barcelona as part of Santander Universities’ Women in Football scheme, which supports female talent in both their sporting and professional lives. The Physical…

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