Category: News

Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

By Bryony Gilkes level 5 Physical Education student The level 5 Outdoor Adventurous Activities (OAA) module trip went ahead last weekend (20th- 23rd March) after weeks of uncertainty due to potential COVID-19 restrictions being in place. Fortunately, the…

Hear from Amy Sly – Severn Stars U19 team manager

By Amy Sly BSc (hons) Sports Coaching final year Amy talks to us about the challenge of being an undergraduate student, playing the sport she loves – all in Covid times Finding a balance between training, uni work…

Adding to my peers’ learning

By Charlotte Hepburn BSc Physical Education final year I was invited to provide an overview of what a swimming teachers perspective is in our SP6255: Swimming module. I felt honoured to have been asked and to be able…

Bringing American Football to UoG…

by Shawn Myszka, Doctoral student Several years back, I knew that I was at a bit of a crossroads in my peculiar learning journey. As I reflected on where I had come from and what I had been…

International women’s day

This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) is on the 8th March 2021. The theme this year is #ChooseToChallenge. The IWD day website notes: A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. So, let’s all…

Searching for Answers – The Doctoral Journey

Tyler Yearby The idea of getting my doctorate has intrigued me for a long time. It is something that I have always wanted to do because I feel like learning is a journey rather than a destination. I…

Walking the path between practice and academia

We are very fortunate to have Nicky Fuller working at UoG as a part-time lecturer, contributing to the postgraduate provision around professional development in sport. Nicky brings invaluable insight from the field and helps students to connect theory…

Its a Rep’s Life!

The student voice is really important to us in SLES, our student course representatives share with us what they get from the experience Lucy Grasty Level 4 Course Rep for Physical Education It’s safe to say that my…

Coaching life since leaving University of Gloucestershire

By Lottie Weeks – Graduate (Sport & Exercise Studies) Growing up, I was incredibly fortunate to have an inspirational PE teacher who provided me with a strong appreciation for the value of good coaching in sport. In particular,…

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LGBT+ history month

by Dr Rachael Bullingham February marks the start of LGBT+ history month in the UK. This is an opportunity to look back at influential trailblazers who have helped to create a more inclusive society. We can also consider…