Free Conference to Provide Advice on Sport and Exercise Careers

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People inspired by a summer of sport in the UK are being invited to attend a free conference at the University of Worcester to discover career opportunities.

The conference, which is being held in co-operation with Careers in Sport, takes place on the 25th October 2012.

In the year of the London Olympics, which showed that intensive training combined with natural talent for sport lead to breaking world records, the Sports and Exercise Careers Conference 2012 will provide special advice and workshops on the ways to inspire the future generation through sport.

Will Norman, a GB Paralympian and member of staff at the University of Worcester, will open the day with a presentation titled “Inspired for Life”.

The conference structure is designed in such a way that it is a suitable platform for a wide range of public – university sport students, 16-19 school/college students, trainers, employers, and professionals.

Some of the conference sessions include information on the following topics:

  • What are your career options in the sports industry?  
  • Careers in sports science                             
  • Careers in sports media
  • Sports coaching as a profession
  • Apprenticeships
  • Becoming a PE teacher
  • University options, life at university and applying to university
  • Getting Started in Sports Coaching
  • Careers in sport and exercise psychology
  • Applied Sports Science in Practice
  • Children’s Sports Coaching 

The event will run from 9:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. at the University of Worcester’s Riverside Building on Hylton Road.

Anyone who would like to improve their skills, expand their knowledge and get involved in inspiring the next generation, will be able to book tickets for free through the conference website: 

For information on all courses at University of Worcester visit or for application enquiries telephone 01905 855111 or email