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Sport Brighton in 2017-18

Sport Brighton is the collaboration of sport and recreation services at the University of Brighton. This includes student (SportsFed) clubs, sport & fitness facilities, gym memberships, performance scholarships and social sport & physical activity opportunities (Parklife).

Sport Brighton is truly student-focused including active input and decision-making from your student representatives.

'Read more' to find out further information and updates to our programmes for the 2017-18 academic year.

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 Sports Federation Clubs

Whatever your game or level, the university and our Students' Union (Brighton SU) will attempt to find a way for you to enjoy and develop your skills.

From popular team games through to individual pursuits, our clubs provide opportunities for training, competition and fun, run and organised by students for students at subsidised rates, so make sure you make the most out of your time at the University and join a club.

Looking ahead to the 2017-18 year previous league winners Women’s Football 2nd and Futsal 1st teams will be looking to build on their perfomances, Men’s Lacrosse hope to win the Conference Cup for a 3rd year in a row and Sport Brighton Athletes will hope to improve on the 8 BUCS national medals secured.

Watch out also for the new clubs for 2017-18 season; Archery, Softball and Fencing.

For information on all the available clubs look through our 2017-18 guides here.

Dates not to miss:

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26/09/17 – Eastbourne Freshers Fair

28/09/17 – Brighton Freshers Fair

11/10/17 – BUCS competitions start

20-24/11/17 – BUCS This Girl Can Week

16/05/18 – Sports Awards



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 Parklife Programme

Parklife aims to increase student engagement in social sport and physical activity through traditional, dynamic and innovative programmes. Parklife provides students a variety of flexible and affordable participation including ‘turn-up and play’, intra-mural leagues, beginner courses, mini-competitions, club development sessions, calendar-specific events or pop-up activities at various locations across all campuses.

Look out for new additions to the 2017-18 Parklife programme including cycling, watersports, dodgeball league, running groups, ladies basketball and a specific student residence events programme.

Volunteer Programme

Parklife provides a comprehensive volunteer programme which includes both sport-specific and non-sport based roles to allow you to tailor and develop your employability skills whilst at University in a fun and rewarding programme.

Refereeing programme

The Parklife 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 those either already FA qualified or interested and committed to secure their qualification to referee within the Parklife 11 a-side Social Football Leagues.

Events not to be missed:

Ice skating    

27/11/17 - Ice Skating

25/04/18 - Colour Run

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For more information visit:

‘University of Brighton Parklife' Facebook 

Performance Scholarship Athletes

For the '16/17 year Sport Brighton has been home to a number of scholarship athletes from a range of sports including Rugby, Hockey, Wheelchair Basketball, Cricket, Table Tennis, Gymnastics, Judo, Karate, Power-Lifting, Triathlon, Running, Rifle-Shooting and a range of Athletics disciplines. Our scholars alone have brought home 7 BUCS medals and competed in a number of competitions at the highest level.  You can view their profiles here.

Our scholar have access to additional support such as lifestyle planning, discounted physiotherapy and personalised 1-to-1 strength & conditioning.  In the new academic year we have an exciting new team of scholars including numerous top 20 ranked track & field athletes, gymnasts, triathletes and cricketers.

Contact Us

Sport Brighton values feedback and input from students to lead the development and provision of sporting opportunities.

Visit your local campus Sport Centre to find us or use the main details below;

  • Falmer Sports Centre
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  • 01273 642871
  • @SportBrighton