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Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Welcome to the blog from the Sports Leadership, Education and Society community. Here we will post community news, advice and student stories as well as information relating to developments in many areas associated with our varied range of degrees.

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Reflections of our Community Student Rep

by Hayley Keveren Welcome back!!I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year and are ready to start back at university for semester 2. Over the Christmas break, I have had chance to reflect back over…

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Welcome back in 2021

We hope students and family had a good Christmas and New Year break. Staff are returning refreshed and enthusiastic as we look to Semester 2. As an additional way for students and staff to share and communicate about…

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Active Games 4 Change: Progress Update

The Active Games 4 Change Project is lead by the University of Gloucestershire and involves partner organisations from six European countries to develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning with young people in custody and under community supervision….

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Preparing for interviews

Great news! You’ve been offered an interview. Now what? Have a look at a few of our tips to make sure you prepare effectively. Get the details!Often in the excitement of finding out you have an interview it…

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Applying for teacher training this year?

Are you looking to apply for a PGCE or other Initial Teacher Education (ITE) provider this October? Here are some key things to tick off over the summer to make your application process as easy as possible! 1….

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Guidelines for the Selection of Physical Literacy Measures in Physical Education in Australia

Summary of a paper Will Roberts has written alongside internationally recognised authors in Physical Literacy The assessment of physical literacy poses a dilemma of what instrument to use to best suit those administering the test and using the…

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Women’s Football Charity Tournament- Student guest post

On Wednesday 6th march, the University of Gloucestershire’s Women’s Football Club ran a 5 a side tournament for charity. We didn’t let the rain dampen our spirits as we all came together to support and raise money for…

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University of Gloucestershire students at Vitality Big Half

On the 10th March 12 students from the University of Gloucestershire supported in the running of the Vitality Big Half in London.  This is an event run by London Marathon events in the London Marathon series.  Students from the…

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Disability taster day- Student guest post

On the 23rd November, SLES Community put on a Disability sports taster day. There were 5 different sports, which included Boccia, Wheelchair rugby, Powerchair Football, Pan-disability Cycling and Visual Impairment Cricket. As well as the sports, we also…

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Research Summary: Why Bariatric Weighted Suits May Advance the Scientific Study of Weight Stigma

  Summary of a recent article by Dr Claire Mills and Dr Emily Ryall, published by Obesity: A research journal   Considering the importance of improving understanding of the impact of excess body fat, this paper aimed to…

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