The global sport market is estimated at $141 billion a year. Not only is sport a lot of fun and good for you, it is also extremely lucrative. Whether you see yourself on the pitch, shouting from the sidelines or in the boardroom, leisure and sport are big business.

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“Why Study Sport in Australia?”

In April 2018, Australia will welcome the world for the 21st Commonwealth Games. It will be the fifth time Australia has hosted the games and the second time they have been held in the northern state of Queensland. It also builds on Australia’s sports-centred culture which boasts over 120 national… read more


“Why Study Sport in the United Kingdom?”

Welcome to the United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is made up of the four home countries of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with a total population of approximately 65 million people. It has one of the largest economies in the world, with a high standard of living. The UK is descr… read more

An interview with a sports therapist

“An interview with a sports therapist”

Jenny is a lecturer in sports therapy at the University of Hertfordshire and is also the sports therapist for the England U18 Men's basketball team What path did you take to become a sports therapist?I studied the 3 year degree at what was then University College Chichester which is now Chichester … read more

Why you should study sport management in New Zealand

“Why you should study sport management in New Zealand”

New Zealand is the perfect place to study sport management, being the most physically active nation in the world and with a sports industry that is constantly developing. If sport is the toy department of life, then New Zealand’s playroom is about as good as it gets. New Zealand is a nation that … read more

London 2012 Olympics: friend or foe?

“London 2012 Olympics: friend or foe?”

Next year sees the start of the London 2012 Olympics, but what is the true cost of the Games? With less than a year to go to the start of the Summer Olympic Games in London, many politicians, events industry experts and members of the general public are waiting with bated breath to see how successf… read more

Studying exercise and sports science in Australia

“Studying exercise and sports science in Australia”

Undertaking university studies in exercise or sports science in Australia is an ideal way to begin a professional career in the exercise, sports science and health industries. Australia is a large and diverse country; so too is the variety of exercise and sports science courses available. Nationall… read more

New Zealand: adventure playground of the world

“New Zealand: adventure playground of the world”

A glimpse at the adventures a course in outdoor leadership or snowsport instruction could take you on in Central Otago and Queenstown, New Zealand. New Zealand is often referred to as the adventure playground of the world. And justifiably so. It is not just that our mountain-ranges are vast and sno… read more

Ireland at the forefront of sport, health and fitness

“Ireland at the forefront of sport, health and fitness”

Courses within the sport and fitness sector are growing in popularity worldwide and Ireland is no exception. This article explores the courses on offer in this industry and the graduate careers that follow. Ireland is a country with a rich and proud sporting tradition. The successes which have been… read more

Studying sport and exercise science in the UK

“Studying sport and exercise science in the UK”

Study one of the most popular subjects in the UK, and enjoy the benefits of high-quality courses and different opportunities. Sport and exercise science is one of the top ten most popular subjects studied at university in the UK, with over 10,000 students graduating from sport and exercise science … read more