SportBusiness launches new Education Portal

SportBusiness, the leading provider of news, data and insight for the global sports sector, has launched a new service to provide its worldwide audience with analysis, data and opinion on the sport management higher education sector.

The portal will host the annual Postgraduate Rankings, the world’s most detailed and respected evaluation of postgraduate sport administration programmes, as well as all of SportBusiness’s wider portfolio of news and features on the highest-profile universities and schools in the sporting world. 

The Education portal is designed to become the go-to digital destination for all those seeking critical information and expert insight about the key issues in sports higher education, offering thought and opinion from top academics alongside articles from the SportBusiness editorial team addressing the trends and developments facing the education sector. 

Kevin Roberts, group editorial director, said: “The sports business is evolving fast and today demands a wider range of range of business, financial and technical skill sets from executives and increased levels of generalised and specific knowledge across the industry. Higher education courses are a key component in creating tomorrow’s leaders of sport and SportBusiness is dedicated to supporting the higher education sector, not just through the new hub, but through the work across all our platforms which continue to provide valuable insight to students and academics.” 

Adam Nelson, Postgraduate Rankings editor, said: “The rankings have long been a cornerstone of our output at SportBusiness and among our most popular annual products, providing a vital service to prospective students and course leaders from across the world of higher education alike. The new hub will help to contextualise those rankings and provide a year-round home for our ever-expanding range of education-focused content.”

This year’s Postgraduate Rankings saw Ohio University’s Masters of Sports Administration programme reclaim the top spot, a position it has held in seven of the nine years SportBusiness has been running the table. Visit the Education Hub to see the full rankings or to download a PDF copy of the full report.