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How to shop smarter this Christmas – tips from our innovation expert

Shutterstock Paul Levy, University of Brighton Record smartphone sales on Black Friday suggest this Christmas is set to be another festival of innovative gadgets for consumers worldwide. Christmas stockings will be overflowing with phones, tablets, laptops, VR headsets, digital assistants, robots, drones and a lot more. But innovation doesn’t just have to be in the…

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Market entry exercise making easy work of buying Christmas presents

As part of their International Strategy module, members of the 2017/18 Brighton Business School MBA cohort were given just three hours to deliver a market entry strategy for Sugru and its amazing mouldable glue product… which is amongst Time Magazine’s 50 Best Inventions. The students analysed two potential geographical markets and considered a range of…

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Black and in Business

After their parents were quick to dispel their idea of becoming professional athletes, Marvin Okai and Denzil Lawrence chose to focus their attention on becoming Accountants. Whilst studying at Accounting and Finance at Brighton, they developed their blog, Black and In Business, to document their journey to becoming Chartered Accountants. Now graduated, they are continuing…

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Revealed: legal advice for asylum seekers disappearing due to legal aid cuts

A woman at Yarl’s Wood detention centre in 2015. via shutterstock.com Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Ever since changes were introduced in 2013 to the way legal aid works in England and Wales, campaigners, judges and politicians have been telling the government that many people are now unable to access legal advice and representation. In…

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Graduate’s Money Business

The Mayor of Worthing Cllr Alex Harman cut the ribbon on a new foreign exchange shop launched by a University of Brighton graduate. Mohammad Golam Hossain, an international student, said the launch wouldn’t have been possible with support from the university: “I could not start a business in the UK without the university because of…

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Making friends and learning about CSR through the BBS Annual Poster Competition

First-year students recently took part in our annual BBS Poster Competition. The aim of the competition is to get students working together to create a presentation and poster on a theme within their first-semester topic, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Our 2017 poster competition invited submissions from all students from business management and marketing courses, with…

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Improving students’ employability with Knill James Accountants

As a Business School we believe it’s vital to work closely with organisations to help improve students’ employability. Each year we hold two annual awards ceremonies, sponsored by a number of our business partners, the summer Prizegiving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony. We met with one of our sponsors from our Excellence Awards event this…

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