The School of Sport and Service Management offers you a high level of personal and academic support.
Support for all students
We will provide you with an excellent support network and you will be able to meet and discuss your work with staff on a one-to-one basis.
You will be allocated a personal tutor who will provide help, support and guidance in developing your academic, personal and professional skills.
This will usually be someone who teaches on your course and can meet with you for regular tutorials.
The course leader will be responsible for your academic welfare and can help you with any course specific issues or concerns.
In your final year, an individual tutor will provide you with expert advice and guidance on completing your dissertation project.
Student support and guidance tutors
The school also has its own student support and guidance tutors who offer drop-in appointments and are able to give one-to-one academic and personal advice.
You can also rely on support staff to help you with admissions, examination or placement issues.
Our Careers Service provides guidance from the start of your course and as long as you need it after graduation.
The university’s student services department also offer a wide range of services to enhance the learning experience.
During the autumn term, weekly group study support sessions are provided.
Each session lasts for 60 minutes and is led by a qualified learning support tutor.
- Get organised for lectures and for study
- Improve your time management
- Make your reading more effective
- How to plan your essays / assignments
- How to structure your essays / assignments
- Making references; and how and when to quote
- How to revise and improve your exam performance
- Dissertations, reports and projects
English language support
International students are offered free English language tuition in their first year of study.
During orientation week, international students are assessed and advised on the level of language support that we feel they need.
Classes are held weekly on the main campuses.
They help with written assignments, developing seminar skills and understanding lectures in English.
There is also help with spoken communication skills which are needed in everyday life.
Disability and Dyslexia team
The University of Brighton has a Disability and Dyslexia team which coordinates support for students who declare a disability or a specific learning difficulty.
There is support available in the following areas:
- Specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia
- Mobility difficulties
- Hearing impairments
- Visual impairments
- Mental health difficulties
- Other disabilities and long-term medical conditions
You will manage your work using Studentcentral, our online learning and social network.
When you accept an offer from us you will be able to access the new student area on Studentcentral, which has information about your course and how to get ready for your time at university.