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Apply now for AISTS Masters of Sports Administration

Website: http://www.aists.org/msaor
Organisation: International Academy of Sports Science and Technology
Closing date: 1st May 2014

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Students can apply now until 1st May 2014 to read a Masters in Sports Administration at the International Olympic Committee founded International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The course is designed for aspiring sports managers passionate about a career in the sports industry and gives participants the opportunity to become qualified in the fundamental areas of management and economics, sports medicine, technology, law and sociology over 14 months.

With a faculty of more than 140 lecturers and speakers from both industry and academia, AISTS MSA graduates are well informed and well equipped to take on the challenging and complex issues of today’s sporting landscape.

Graduates go on to work for high profile sports organisations, such as the International Olympic Committee, National Olympic Committees, Organising Committees, and a large number of International Sports Federations including FIFA, the International Volleyball Federation, World Rowing, FINA and more.

Applications for the 2015 intake are now open. The first deadline for the consideration into the 2015 programme is 1 May 2014. Scholarships are also available.

Discover if the AISTS MSA is right for you at www.aists.org/msa or email info@aists.org to arrange a one-on-one skype session, to sit in on a class, or have any of your questions answered.

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Business Ethics Student Essay Competition

Website: http://www.ibe.org.uk/student-essay-competition/74/53/
Organisation: Institute of Business Ethics
Closing date: 30th June 2014

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The 2014 Business Ethics Student Essay Competition is open for entries from undergraduate and postgraduate students for the chance to win £1,000 on any business ethics topic.

The IBE is calling for essays on business ethics from postgraduates and undergraduates to
encourage ethical sensitivity and new approaches to corporate responsibility from the next
generation of business leaders.

Students studying at any UK university can enter essays or coursework on any business ethics topic for the chance to win £1,000 or a runners-up prize of £500.

Click on the IBE website link for more details or visit the competition facebook page at: www.facebook.com/IBECompetition 

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Loughborough Flames: Lighting the Way

Website: http://www.loucoll.ac.uk/
Organisation: Loughborough College
Closing date: none

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The Flames programme aims to up skill young leaders to plan and deliver enjoyable health and physical activity sessions with underpinning Olympic and Paralympic Values to local primary school aged children.

Loughborough Flames: Lighting the Way was one of the first initiatives to be awarded the coveted Inspire Mark logo and is coordinated by Loughborough College in partnership with the British Heart Foundation National Centre, which provides training and resources for implementing the programme.

The Flames programme is now available to all Further Education and Sixth Form Colleges across the UK, for delivery through either the BTEC National Diploma in Sport, BTEC National Award In Sport or the Level 2 Community Sports Leadership Award. This is an excellent opportunity to use the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to enrich learning for young leaders as well as leaving a sport and health legacy for local communities.

For further details about the Flames Project and to register your interest, please contact Rob Jarram at rob.jarram@loucoll.ac.uk or 01509 515408 or Anna Chalkley on a.e.chalkley@lboro.ac.uk or on: 01509 228263.

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Right To Play Student Ambassadors

Website: http://www.righttoplay.com/uk/get-involved/Pages/Volunteer.aspx
Organisation: Right to Play
Closing date: none

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Right To Play, the world’s leading sport for development charity, is an international organisation that works to improve the lives of children in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the world. Through playing games and sport, Right To Play delivers lessons on education, health and peace. Born from the Olympic movement, the organisation was formerly known as Olympic Aid and is a delivery partner for the London 2012 International Inspiration programme.

Right To Play currently has a team of more than 100 Student Ambassadors at 50 universities around the UK, and would love you to join their ever-growing team of dedicated, passionate and innovative students who are keen to do more with their time. You can join in too, and help to change lives.

Student Ambassadors raise awareness and money for Right To Play by running events, linking with sports clubs and societies and supporting national events and campaigns. The Student Ambassador programme gives you a chance to represent and promote an international nongovernmental organisation (NGO) at your university, alongside a team of Athlete Ambassadors, staff and children who benefit from Right To Play programmes.

Right To Play is the official charity of British Universities & Colleges Sport and over the last two years has raised enough money to fund 20,000 children in Right To Play programmes. To get involved email Leo Matlock at lmatlock@righttoplay.com, or click here for more information about Right To Play’s Student Ambassador programme.

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Take 12 Challenge

Website: http://www.take12.org/
Organisation: London Legacy Development Corporation
Closing date: none

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Celebrate the Games, have fun and explore your borough.

Take 12 Challenge is a new grass roots sports and healthy living programme for individuals or teams/groups to take part within the London 2012 host Boroughs.

The Challenge is simple: all you have to do is complete either 12 hours of physical activity or 12 km in 12 weeks. It is the perfect way for people of all ages and abilities to have fun, get fit and explore their local area.

Register for the Take 12 Challenge today and represent your borough to see who can be the most active!

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