Brighton Business School

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My University of Brighton study exchange

As part of his hospitality studies at IUBH University of Applied Sciences Jakob Rametsteiner spent a year studying at the university’s Eastbourne campus. He tells us about himself and his experience: I am 20 years old and from Austria. I grew up in a small village near the Czech Republic and have from early on…

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Students from Sussex and Brighton go head-to-head at the annual mooting competition.

All rise for the annual Brighton & Hove City Intervarsity Mooting competition

The annual Brighton & Hove City Intervarsity Mooting Competition was held at University of Sussex and LLB Law students Natasha Charlesworth and Paige Macrae represented University of Brighton in the competition. The competition is hosted alternately by each university and this year the competition was held in the mooting room at Sussex’s Falmer campus.  The…

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Brighton graduate Jill McDonald appointed CEO of Costa Coffee

Jill’s ‘Americano’ appointment

A University of Brighton graduate has been appointed CEO of the US-owned coffeehouse chain Costa Coffee. Jill McDonald, who graduated in 1986 with a first in Business Studies BA(Hons), has enjoyed a meteoric career rise: she was Chief Executive of McDonald’s fast food chain, Head of Global Marketing for British Airways, Chief Executive of Halfords…

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UNWTO conference on women in tourism

Advancing gender equality in tourism

  Major progress has been made advancing gender equality globally, but women and girls continue to face precarious employment in many economic sectors, particularly tourism, according to a University of Brighton expert. Professor Marina Novelli will be speaking and moderating an expert panel on the issue at the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 1st Regional…

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Brighton Legal Clinic launches

University of Brighton pro-bono legal clinic open for business

A new pro-bono legal clinic at the University of Brighton will provide legal advice for members of the public on issues such as business, housing, employment and more. The clinic was launched by Brontie Ansell, Senior Lecturer in the Brighton Business School, and will see law students giving free legal advice to clients under the…

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Student Katy Croft graduated with her degree and a CIM Level 6 award

Marketing students achieve record CIM Diploma awards

  In an outstanding effort 21 final year Marketing BSc(Hons)  students were awarded both their BSc degree AND their CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. The University also received a ‘Letter of commendation’ from the CIM for the excellent standard of results achieved by students for the Driving…

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