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Student Refereeing Programme

University of Brighton Student Referee Development Programme

Parklife, Sport Brighton’s social & recreational sport brand, allows University of Brighton students and staff a variety of flexible and affordable participation and workforce opportunities for a complete university experience.

As part of the Parklife, the Student Referee Programme aims to give students the paid opportunity to develop and continue a passion for refereeing whilst at University. 

Sport Brighton is looking for students who are either already FA qualified or interested and committed to secure their qualification to referee within the Parklife 11 a-side Social Football Leagues.

Referee Programme Details

Qualified FA Referee Referee Training
  • Register to referee Parklife immediately
  • £20/ fixture
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Become a Parklife referee mentor (optional)
  • Community opportunities through Sussex FA
  • Flexible to fit your lifestyle
  • Subsidised training cost through Sport Brighton Parklife (in return for 5 in-kind Parklife fixtures)
  • Rewards package
  • £20/ fixture subsequently after completing 5 in-kind fixtures
  • Further training & development opportunities
  • Community opportunities through Sussex FA
  • Flexible to suit your lifestyle


Enquire Now

For more information or to register yourself to the programme please contact the Sport Participation team by e-mail; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone; 01273 642871. Please detail the below information:

  • Name
  • Contact details
  • Course
  • Year of Study
  • Campus
  • FA refereeing qualification and experience (if held)