Hear from our Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences students and graduates

Find out what it's like to be a student on the BSc Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (Hons) degree and see how our course has benefited past students in their chosen careers.

Gareth - Paralympic Performance Manager for British Cycling

"...I chose Birmingham because it had a higher level of teaching expertise and was renowned for doing so."
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"I am the University Basketball Ambassador. This opportunity has given me the opportunity to... develop my leadership skills."


"I learnt more about interpersonal relations and teamwork. These skills have already helped me to develop as a person..."


"I was able to undertake a year abroad in the USA at the University of Kansas. This was an unforgettable experience..."


"The labs and the equipment that they have are very good and I know it's one of the top universities to study this course."
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"I remember coming onto campus and instantly thinking 'this is the one'."


"The fact that it's a campus university really appealed to me, that everything's in one place and you get that university atmosphere."
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Sam, Research Fellow in Sport Psychology 

"Going to university opened doors for me that otherwise would not have been available."

Laura, Student Ambassador

"I love all the science and the fact I can relate things I learn back to my sport."

Becki, Student Ambassador

"Throw yourself into everything and make the most of your time here."

Nick, Student Ambassador

"The labs are where I can really apply what I'm learning and get to grips with it."

Non Stanford, elite triathlete 

"I can honestly say that the University of Birmingham, along with the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, shaped my future and made me the person I am today."

Andrew, General Manager of Sports Coaching Ltd 

"The reason I feel comfortable to manage people is because of the skills that I’ve learnt throughout my time at the University."
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Sarah Lee, Dutch marketing research firm  SKIM 

"The BSc program taught me to think critically, to value evidence-based action, and also helped me grasp the statistics that I use every day in my role now."

Timothy, Sport scientist Gatorade Sport Science Institute, Florida 

"Studying here exposed me to how the world's leading scientists conduct their research and taught me the high standards necessary to succeed in this field."

Maddy, England Team Operations Assistant, Rugby Football Union 

"I would 100% recommend going to study at Birmingham!
I had the best 3 years of my life."