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11th February 2019
  Paralympic and multiple world champion Emma Wiggs MBE has credited the University of Chichester for setting her on the road to sporting glory. Interviewed for the Universities UK ‘Made at Uni’ campaign, Wiggs said that the support of the University at a traumatic moment in her life had been ‘...
30th January 2019
    THE HISTORY of how golf helped to shape one of Britain's most iconic seaside towns has been revealed in a new study by the University of Chichester. Bournemouth’s tourism trade boomed in the late nineteenth century due to the popularity of the game, according to academic Paul Wheeler, a senior...
14th January 2019
  MEMBERS of the public, staff, and students from the University of Chichester volunteered to run the Chichester half marathon last year as part of a research study conducted by Rianne Costello a PhD student in the University’s Occupational Performance Research Group (OPRG). The Chichester half...
7th January 2019
  ONE of the United Kingdom’s first all-refugee football teams – Nations United – celebrated its anniversary at an event held at the University of Chichester. The event brought together players, staff, and student coaches from the University with supporters and volunteers from Sanctuary in...
6th December 2018
UK universities have been at the forefront of the most significant discoveries and pioneering changes of the last century - and the University of Chichester is centre stage of these developments. We’re celebrating the many ways in which Chichester has made a real difference to everyday lives with...
14th November 2018
  A BLIND sailing team coached by a University of Chichester student has won a major international title. The Great British squad, which is taught by undergraduate Ben Hazeldine, finished first at the recent Blind Match Racing world championships in Helensburgh, Scotland. The third-year student,...
12th November 2018
  A GRADUATE from the University of Chichester has been appointed in a key role at Sussex Cricket Club. Luke Dunning, who studied the MSc in Sports Performance Analysis, has been employed as the team’s analyst. The 23-year-old spent a year with the club on placement from May 2015, and later...
2nd November 2018
Chichester to develop classification system for blind football Research to help sport to meet International Paralympic Committee’s classification code Research expected to between take two to four years THE University of Chichester has been chosen to lead innovative research into a developing a...
1st October 2018
THE health benefits of berry supplements – and how they help when exercising – will be revealed at the University of Chichester this month. Professor Mark Willems, who specialises in exercise physiology, will be speaking about the advantages of using berries when training on Wednesday 10 October....
24th September 2018
INSIGHTS into the history of golf – and its popularity before the Second World War – have been revealed by a University of Chichester academic. Dr Paul Wheeler, a senior lecturer from the Institute of Sport, presented his latest research at the British Society of Sports History conference earlier...

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