Sports Business Hub

Shaping the future of industry professionals

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The Hartpury Sports Business Hub, managed out of the Department of Sport and Exercise Science, provides students and staff the opportunity to engage with key local and regional sports organisations to complete live briefs and real-world research consultancy. This project is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The Hub currently provides access to a range of organisations including Active Gloucester, Sport Wales, Bream RFC and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club as well as multinational corporations and independent businesses.

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Shaping the future

Sport organisations benefit from having access to a postgraduate student for digital marketing, social media management, research and consultancy purposes while students boost their employability, expand learning and networks, and gain real-world experience.

How can the Hub support my organisation?

The Hub offers the following support services to sport organisations in Gloucestershire and across the UK to boost your resources, provide valuable insight and intelligence - and save money.

Evaluation and learning support

Evaluation and learning support

We also offer bespoke evaluation and learning support to help organisations understand the value and impact of their work. This may be through tailored impact evaluation strategies and training programmes that will enhance your organisation's delivery capacity and capability.

Latest partnership signings

By partnering with the Sports Business Hub, you could help shape the future of industry professionals and be part of the development and growth of Gloucester sport.

  • Active Essex
  • Active Gloucestershire
  • Gloucestershire County Cricket Club
  • Hockey Wales
  • Sport Wales
  • Strength and Conditioning Academy
  • System in Sport
  • Train as One

Calling all MSc sport students!

Top 5 reasons why you should do a Sports Business Hub placement

  1. Enhance your career prospects
  2. Expand your network
  3. Discover the real-working world
  4. Increase your passion for your chosen sport
  5. Be part of the development and growth of UK sport

The team

Michael Green MA, BA (Hons), PGCERTHE, SFHEA
Programme Manager, BA (Hons) Sports Business Management

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Alex Kay, PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), PGCert, SFHEA
Senior Lecturer in Sports Business Management

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Get in touch

If you’re a business or a student who would like to find out more about the opportunities available, we’d love to hear from you.

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