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13th October 2017
A TEAM of blind sailors are celebrating a golden victory after winning an international competition with help from a University of Chichester student. Undergraduate Ben Hazeldine, 20, skippered the Great British squad to first place at the recent world championships held on Lake Michigan in the...
14th August 2017
The results of the National Student Survey have once again proved that the University of Chichester is one of the best in the sector for student satisfaction. Overall satisfaction is 87 per cent, three per cent above the national average, and Chichester is ranked inside the top 40 of all higher...
13th July 2017
A high-performance football centre for women is to open at the University of Chichester after proposals were approved by the FA. The foundation, which will be overseen by the governing body, intends to develop females in the game as players and coaches in top-quality academic facilities. The plans...
30th June 2017
Sport Psychology lecturers from the Institute of Sport have conducted innovative research examining what makes the speeches made by elite sporting leaders inspirational. Dr Matt Smith and his colleagues examined the speeches made by elite rugby coaches to learn more about how leaders communicate...
22nd June 2017
The University of Chichester has been awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Silver award recognises that we consistently deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher...
9th June 2017
A FESTIVAL of sport hosted at the University of Chichester has encouraged young people to engage in different activities and experience higher education. The event was organised by the Institute of Sport for more than 800 year nine and ten students from schools across the south of England. It...
Paralympian Emma Wiggs
26th January 2017
GOLD medal-winning graduates of the University of Chichester have been awarded royal honours for their triumphant year of sport. Rio 2016 athletes Emma Wiggs and Saskia Clark were appointed members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) following their successes in Brazil. The...
British Canoeing Coaching conference
23rd December 2016
THE complex journey that sport coaches often encounter while developing their craft was the subject of innovative research presented at an international conference by two academics of the University of Chichester. A specialist investigation focusing on creating coaching philosophy and...
Saskia Clark and Hannah Mills
7th December 2016
AN OLYMPIC gold-medallist and graduate of the University of Chichester has been named the Rolex world sailor of the year. Rio 2016 champion Saskia Clark (left) was awarded the title with teammate Hannah Mills following their summer triumph in the 470 women’s event in Brazil. The Team GB sailors...
Dr Jordan Matthews
13th October 2016
Dr Jordan Matthews will be presenting his research on the ‘History of documentation of women in sport’ at the Africa Women and Sport Conference in Gaborone, Botswana, in October 2016. Dr Matthews is part of an international research team who published a global research report on women and sport for...

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