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About Us

We place strong emphasis on student centred learning. We believe in applying theoretical aspects of Physical Education to a practical context, this philosophy underpins all our teaching.

Our staff team consists of both top level sport coaches and field leading physical educationalists,all of whom work in specialist areas including; research, coach education, sports science, consultancy, and education. We deliver high contact time and high staff to student ratios in order to offer the best learning experience.

"Since joining the University in 2010 I have enjoyed working with a dedicated staff team that understand that there are no short cuts to excellent teaching. The way students are taught at Chichester allows them to maximise their academic and practical potential." - Dr Laszlo Nemeth, Senior Lecturer and former England Basketball coach

The University of Chichester consistently scores highly in the National Student Survey, meaning that graduates from Chichester were highly satisfied with their course. The following are direct quotes from our students:

"Dedicated lecturers, well planned lessons."  "I really enjoyed having a specific academic advisor."  "I love the course, and I have recommended it to many others!"  "I’m so happy I picked this course, I can’t imagine doing anything else."

Our Chief External Examiners most recent report comments. "The students I observed on school placement and spoke to on my visit were a credit to the University.  They were passionate and enthusiastic about their programme and the amount of care and support they had received from the staff team. The school mentors were also incredibly complimentary about the high quality of students that Chichester continues to produce.  It is heartening to see so many happy past students teaching in the schools that I visit."  Barbara Walsh - Chief External Examiner


We are proud to sponsor the Young Sports Personality of the Year Award at the Active Sussex Sports Awards.

This prestigious awards evening shines brightly over the great and good of Sussex sport.

Visit Active Sussex to find out more about Nominations and Awards.