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Rebecca Railton

Life after graduating with a Law LLB – Rebecca Railton

Rebecca Railton graduated with Law with Business LLB(Hons) in 2015. Rebecca’s now working as an Airport IT Contract Manager for Amadeus IT Group, based in Madrid. We asked Rebecca to tell us how she got her role and pass on any tips to current students. “In 2015 I graduated from Brighton University in LLB Law…

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David Williamson

Network, network, network – top tips from our alumni

We recently spoke with David Williamson, who graduated from Brighton in 2009 in Business Studies with Marketing. David is now working as an Account Manager looking after Capital Markets for network provider, Colt Technology Services. How did you get your job? “After graduating at the University, I joined a small brokerage in Mayfair and worked…

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How children can improve urban planning

Children playing the popular computer game Minecraft™ are being enlisted to help build designs for urban planning. University of Brighton students Megan Leckie and Joseph Palmer believe “kids are experts” and don’t always want to keep “blowing themselves up” on computers. The two have launched Block Builders, a Community Interest Company that imports map details…

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Tales from the cutting edge of online retail marketing

To help celebrate International Women’s Day our Business Management, Marketing Management and Law students were invited to hear from Business graduate, Zoe Ashford. Zoe graduated from Brighton Business School in 2003 and has since gained over 12 years’ experience from senior digital marketing positions within the Arcadia Group, Debenhams, John Lewis and more recently as…

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Women of impact

Women of Impact: Dr Claire-Michelle Smyth

To mark International Woman’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web features demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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Inspiring students to step up to their greatness and live their dreams: Midgie Thompson

Keeping with the theme of International Women’s Day, we wanted to introduce another of our lecturers, Midgie Thompson. Midgie teaches on our Creativity in Business module, which is available as an optional module to all of our undergraduate students. Midgie is also a triathlete, preparing for her first half-ironman triathlon in July this year! On which…

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Business Management within the third sector

Meet Zac Hill, who graduated with a degree in Business Management in 2010. Zac is in the process of launching his own business, This is All, which aims to help other social enterprises to improve their internal operations. Zac talks about how his course and experiences at Brighton led him to work within the third sector. “I’m…

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Public Law students visit to Parliament and the Supreme Court

On Tuesday 27 February, Sara Birch and Lucy Jones travelled to London with some of their first year Public Law students to visit Parliament and the Supreme Court. We had been invited to go on guided tours of the House of Commons and the House of Lords by Lord Bassam (a Brighton resident) formally the Deputy…

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A student perspective: MSc Management International Study Visit

“I completed my previous studies in Thailand, so when I came to Brighton University for the MSc Management course, I was excited by the opportunity to join the one-week international study visit to France.  I must say I had a really great time visiting Strasbourg with my supportive professors and classmates. “I discovered that Strasbourg…

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