Nutrition and sport and exercise

Careers in Sport experience for local schools

The Field of Sport event which is part of the university’s widening participation Compact Plus Programme took place on 14 June 2017 at the Eastbourne campus. The event was attended by 119 students from nine schools: Ifield Community College, Patcham High School, Hailsham Community College, Ark Academy Brent, Ark Globe Academy, St Leonards Academy, Rye…

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Easter Challenge Camp for local children

Children from Eastbourne and Brighton primary schools attended the University of Brighton’s Easter Challenge Camp from 10-13 April as part of the university’s Compact Plus and widening participation scheme. Pupils worked with university students and took part in a range of activities such as Tri-Golf, Ultimate Frisbee, Kinball, parachute games, and other team-related activities. The Challenge Camp…

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Value of Sports Conference

On Wednesday 1 March the University of Brighton held its annual Value of Sport Conference at the Eastbourne campus for local college students to highlight the opportunities to pursue sport as a career. The event was organised by Dr Mark Hayes, Senior Lecturer and Admissions Tutor and Outreach Co-ordinator, Marina Trowell.  Over 50 students attended the…

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Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, Retail and Event Management Conference

The School of Sport and Service Management’s annual Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, Retail and Event Management Conference took place this month. The event was attended by pupils currently studying similar subjects at local sixth form colleges, as part of the Compact Plus Progamme, and gave them an opportunity to visit the university’s Eastbourne campus and learn…

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Another successful summer school

University of Brighton’s Sport Summer School saw students from 21 colleges across the country experiencing life as a university student. The free residential school took place in August on the Eastbourne campus. The annual event offers students an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of lectures and practical activities, enabling them to gain a better understanding of the range of sport…

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MasterChef Goes Global

The University of Brighton aims to introduce young people to higher education, raise aspirations and attainment, and provide information to help them make informed decisions about their future. Throughout the year we hold many events including the popular annual MasterChef which took place in the Culinary Arts Studio on the university’s Eastbourne campus. This year we increased 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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Travel and Tourism conference

The University of Brighton’s Travel and Tourism Conference took place at the Falmer campus in June. The annual event brings together local Sixth Form College students, University of Brighton students and and key industry figures to explore the opportunities that travel and tourism can bring. This years speakers included Tim Williamson (Responsible Travel.com), Alex Fry and Matt…

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Trainee PE teachers introduce pupils to alternative PE

Tchoukball, Kinball, Cheerleading, Street Surfing and Team Building Activities were on the menu for Year 10 secondary school pupils when they visited the School of sport and Service management on 4 February. The day was organised by PGCE and School Direct PE course leader Dr Gary Stidder. Almost 100 pupils participated in the five activities throughout…

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Cool Club and Challenge Camp

Nearly 200 primary school children from Eastbourne and Brighton participated in the University of Brighton’s widening participation project during the school Easter holidays. From 30 March to 2 April, children aged between seven and eight worked in teams during the week as part of the Cool Club whilst those aged nine and ten followed a similar programme known as the Challenge Camp.

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