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Will Wins Gold | English Karate Championships

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Published: Monday, 04 July 2022 13:26 Written by Michelle

 

University of Brighton student and sports scholar Will Smith won gold at the 2022 English Karate Championships. The event took place at Ponds Forge in Sheffield on the 2nd and 3rd July 2022. This was a great opportunity for additonal mat time before Will heads off for the European Universities Games hosted in Poland later this month.  Will was successful in the Senior Male Individual  Kumite  U60KG category beating Luca Sayers to become English Champion. 

 

BUCS BRONZE IN THE SHOOTING FOR GRAIHAGH

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Published: Monday, 25 April 2022 10:01 Written by Michelle

 

University of Brighton first year PhD student, Graihagh Guille, won a BUCS Bronze in the National Short Range Rifle Championship at the weekend. Graihagh specialises in two different rifle disciplines, air rifle, and .22 long rifle which is broken down into 3 position shooting and prone. Having initially tried shooting casually at 17,Graihagh is now a member of the GB rifle development squad and a University of Brighton sports scholar.

 

The BUCS Short Range Championships took place in Chesterfield last weekend. To qualify for the finals Graihagh took part in 5 rounds of postal qualification. Each round is shot in participants local range and consists of a 10 shot card which is scored out of 100, the top 12 qualify for the final. Graihagh finished qualification in 1st place for the woman’s competition with a total score of 494/500. The in person final was made up of four rounds with each card being shot in 10 minutes. The first two rounds saw Graihagh in joint 2nd place with just one point between 2nd and 1st and the competition continued to be close for the final rounds. After all the rounds were complete Graihagh finished an impressive 3rd with a score of 390 out of 400.

 

Graihagh is now busy training in preparation for the English Championships this coming weekend where she hopes to improve on 2nd place from last year.

 

NEW ONLINE SYSTEMS & APP

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Published: Friday, 22 April 2022 10:10 Written by Michelle

 

Sport Brighton have just launched a new App and have upgraded its online membership management system. 

 

The App can be downloaded here. Use the App to navigate all Sport Brighton services including: 

  • News and service updates
  • Class and swim bookings
  • Parklife bookings and timetables
  • Student Club information
  • Casual facility hire (courts and pitches) 48 hours for non-members and 7 day booking rights for members
  • Sport Brighton social media and Nike Store links

See below more informaton on accessing our online and App services.

 

GUIDE TO ACCESSING YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT

 

 

 

ACCESS

You can access our online services here and via our App.

 

CURRENT STUDENTS AND STAFF

Current students and staff regardless of whether they are members with us can access our system by logging in with their University of Brighton user id (e.g. ab123) and your normal password. If you are a member make sure you switch your profile using the dropdown list next to your name to show your current membership rather than the 'registered' category. This will ensure you are getting your full member benefits.

 

CURRENT ASSOCIATE & COMMUNITY MEMBERS 

If you are accessing the new system for the first time you will need to reset your password. To do this use the link here and go to login. Go straight to the 'Forgotten Password' link, no need to add any information on this initial screen. You will then be asked for your email address. Please use the email address that we have on our system for you. You will then need to follow the instructions on your screen and email to set up a new password. 

Please note your password needs to fulfil the following requirements: 

  • 8 characters
  • an uppercase letter
  • a lowercase letter and a numeral
  • symbols are optional

Now you have your new password use your email address and password to login. Make sure you switch your profile using the dropdown list with your name to your current membership if you have one rather than the 'registered status' category. This will ensure you are getting your full member benefits. 

 

NEW ASSOCIATE & COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Click the login/register button and select 'Register (New external users only)'. Follow the on screen account set up. This will then give you access to the system where you can access available services and membership purchase options. 

 

ISSUES WITH ACTIVITIES BEING UNAVAILABLE OR THE WRONG PRICE

If a booking is unavailable or it is showing the wrong pricing for activities and bookings make sure you are using it under your membership category. To do this see the video below:

 

BOOKING CLASSES AND ADDING FAVOURITES

 

STILL HAVING ISSUES?

Pop in and speak to our staff or give us a call on 01273 643520. 

 

 

2022 VARSITY SERIES

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Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2022 13:49 Written by Michelle

 

It's back! The much anticipated sports series is back in the diaries as Brighton play Sussex across a range of fixtures. Sussex have eneded the series as winners having won 14 of the 17 varsity fixtures. 

 

FIXTURE DATE START TIMES  VENUE WINNER SCORE
CRICKET (M) 26/03/22 2.30PM UOS SPORTS CENTRE SUSSEX WIN  UoB 21/AO - UoS 149/3
AMERICAN FOOTBALL  27/03/22  2.30PM  UOS SPORTS COMPLEX  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 18 - UoS 26
LACROSSE (W) 28/03/22 6PM  UOS SPORTS COMPLEX  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 0 - UoS 31
VOLLEYBALL (W) 28/03/22 5.30PM UOS SPORTS CENTRE  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 0 - UoS 3
VOLLEYBALL (M) 28/03/22 7.45PM UOS SPORTS CENTRE SUSSEX WIN  UoB 0 - UoS 3
BASKETBALL (W) 29/03/22 6.30PM UOB SPORTS CENTRE  BRIGHTON WIN  UoB 69 - UoS 62
BASKETBALL (M) 29/03/22 8.30PM UOB SPORTS CENTRE BRIGHTON WIN  UoB 85 - UoS 64
FOOTBALL (M) 30/03/22 1.30PM  UOS SPORTS COMPLEX  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 0 - UoS 1
FOOTBALL (W) 30/03/22 4PM UOS SPORTS COMPLEX BRIGHTON WIN  UoB 3 - UoS 0
HOCKEY (M) 30/03/22 3.30PM UOS SPORTS COMPLEX  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 2 - UoS 4
HOCKEY (W) 30/03/22 1.30PM UOS SPORTS COMPLEX SUSSEX WIN  UoB 1 - UoS 3
TENNIS (M&W) 30/03/22 12.45PM  UOS SPORTS COMPLEX  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 1 - UoS 5
RUGBY (W) 30/03/22 12.30PM  UOB SPORTS PITCHES  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 12 - UoS 20
RUGBY (M) 30/03/22 2.30PM UOB SPORTS PITCHES SUSSEX WIN  UoB 18 - UoS 22
NETBALL 31/03/22 8.30PM UOB SPORTS CENTRE  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 33 - UoS 39
BADMINTON (M) 31/03/22 7.15PM  UOS SPORTS CENTRE  SUSSEX WIN  UoB 3 - UoS 5
BADMINTON (W) 31/03/22 7.15PM UOS SPORTS CENTRE SUSSEX WIN  UoB 0 - UoS 8 
TOTALS UoB 3 - UoS 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TICKET HOLDER & PARTICIPANT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

 

Key info for players and spectators:

  1. This is a no alcohol event

  1. All spectators and players will be bag searched upon entry to the site

  1. You must be a Sussex or Brighton student to attend this event

  1. Spectators will be required to bring proof of ticket purchase and photo ID to gain access to the site

  1. Spectators can arrive 15 minutes prior to the advertised event start times

  1. Players will be required to bring photo university ID

  1. Security and event staff reserve the right to refuse entry to any spectators or players who break any of the rules stated above or that appear on the ticket code of conduct/ T&Cs. (listed below)

 

Transport & Parking:

The University of Brighton is serviced by Falmer train station and via bus routes.

Participants can park in the lower car park on the Falmer site after 5pm on weekdays or after 12pm on a Wednesday afternoon. Parking at all other times will require the attendee purchasing a ticket as per campus parking regulations



Code of conduct:

This code of conduct relates to both Sussex and Brighton students both spectators & players.

What do we expect?

  1. Varsity 2022 is a competitive event, but it is still expected that all spectators uphold respect for players from both teams, match officials, security staff, university/union staff and their fellow supporters at all times.

  1. All spectators are representatives of their club, Students’ Union and University and should behave in a manner befitting this before, during and after the Varsity events.

  1. It is a privilege for Sports teams and spectators to attend and play in Varsity and the events should be treated as such. Varsity has a significant cost and administrative effort for both student union’s & Universities and will not be held again unless this runs smoothly.

  1. Both institutions are also expected to follow the Take a Stand charter set out by BUCS #BUCStakeastand

 
 

What behaviour will not be tolerated?

A policy of zero tolerance will be applied to all Varsity events. As such, the following will not be tolerated:

  1. Arriving at an event drunk or otherwise intoxicated.

  1. Abusing, threatening or intimidating any player, spectator, match official, coach or any other participant, whether before, during or after the event.

  1. Failure to comply with anything an event official, SU staff or steward/security asks.

  1. Showing unnecessary or obvious dissension, displeasure or disapproval towards any person at the event.

  1. Using crude or abusive language or gestures towards any person present at the event.

  1. Conducting yourselves in any manner, or engage in any activity, whether before, during or after the event that would impair the reputation of your Club, Student Union, University or university sport in general.

  1. Behaving in a manner which could cause distress, alarm or harm to another.

  1. Any spectator that pitch invades before, during or after the event will not be tolerated.

  1. Bringing any alcohol, drugs, flares & other restricted items into the event.

  1. Using social media to offend, abuse, threaten or intimidate any player, spectator, match official, coach or any other participant, whether before, during or after the event.

  1. Acting in an unlawful manner.

 

Alcohol

 
  1. You will not be granted entry if you arrive at an event drunk or otherwise intoxicated and will be asked to leave the premise immediately.

  1. No alcohol is to be brought into any venues and will be confiscated.

  1. We reserve the right to search your person and belongings at each event; search is a condition of entry.

 

What happens if this code is breached?

 
  1. You will be removed from the venue immediately.

  1. You will not be allowed to attend any further Varsity events.

  1. You will be referred to your Students’ Unions disciplinary code and may result in sanctions being placed against you and/or the club, including expulsion from the Union and the cessation of any rights of membership thereof.

  1. You may also be referred to your university’s disciplinary procedures. The University may charge you with a breach of its code of conduct which may result in sanctions being placed against you, including expulsion from university.

Please also note:

  1. We reserve the right to amend or implement new regulations throughout the Varsity programme and for different fixtures.

  1. We reserve the right to cancel Varsity at any point if problems are being experienced.

  1. We have made it clear to all players that any incidents of concern this year (including any caused by any spectators) may well result in the termination of any future Varsity.

 

Ticket Sales Terms and Conditions

  1. Only 1 ticket per student per event can be purchased

  1. Tickets are available for purchase on a first come first served basis

  1. Tickets will go off sale for each event at 4pm the day before the event, if the event takes place at the weekend they will go off sale at 4pm on the Friday before

  1. Tickets are non-transferrable

  1. Refunds are available in advance of the event and must be received by the student union at least 3 hours before the event is due to start. Refund requests after this point will not be awarded

  1. Tickets will be refunded if fixture is cancelled

 

Covid Measures

  1. We encourage all players and spectators to take a lateral flow test within the 48 hours of the event. Lateral flow tests are free to collect from both Falmer and Eastbourne Sports Centres.

  1. If you have tested positive for covid-19, please do not attend this event. Please contact your Students’ Union for a refund (please see Ticket sales T&C’s below).

  1. NHS Test and Trace QR codes will be available to scan using the NHS Covid-19 App.



We hope that all players and spectators enjoy the 2022 Varsity series in a safe and friendly manner.