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Brighton Open Podcast: Black in Business Episode 3

Brighton Business School alumni, Marvin Okai and Denzil Lawrence, are back talking to us through a new podcast series; BOP (Brighton Open Podcast) about their journey to becoming Chartered Accountants and why they developed their blog Black and in Business to share their experience. In this third episode of the series, Denzil and Marvin chat…

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Black in Business: Brighton Open Podcast

Brighton Business School alumni, Marvin Okai and Denzil Lawrence, are back talking to us through a new podcast series; BOP (Brighton Open Podcast) about their journey to becoming Chartered Accountants and why they developed their blog Black and in Business to share their experience. Denzil and Marvin “discuss topics relating to our university experiences and…

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Start-Up Grants Now Available to University of Brighton Students and Graduates

Despite the devastating economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Brighton’s start-up community is very much thriving, as students and graduates are leading the way in creating new businesses and social enterprises – thanks to the support of Santander Universities and the Student Enterprise ‘beepurple’ team. Following the completion of a four-day start-up…

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Brighton alumna uses ‘Miracle’ song to raise awareness for Lebanon

University of Brighton alumna and songwriter Rawaa Barnes has recorded a track which is raising money for people affected by the devastating explosion in Beirut earlier this month. Rawaa, who was an undergraduate computing student at the university before studying a Masters in International Tourism Management , initially wrote the song ‘Miracle’ with platinum artist…

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Graduates boosting ethical business

Three Brighton Business School graduates have launched an online service that rewards people who buy from ethical shops. Charlie Jordan, who graduated this year in Business Management with Finance BSc(Hons), and Matt Denford and Ryan Hudson (Business Management BSc(Hons), have set up Ethicul, an app which provides tokens to customers who buy from those ethical…

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Alumni stories: “Dream big, dream far, and do the work that no one wants to do.”

Sahar Tobir, Legal Counsel/Data Protection Officer at APSIS International AB, describes her journey from a Law LLB(Hons) student at Brighton Business School to law professional and gives advice to current students on how to move forward in a positive way, despite the uncertain times. “Dear current students and future alumni, I am Sahar, Brighton class of…

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Brighton graduate appointed car giant’s vice president

The Malaysia car company Proton has appointed a University of Brighton Business School graduate as its new Vice President of sales and marketing. Roslan Abdullah, who was awarded a BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance in 1992, has also been named Chief Executive Officer of Proton Edar, Proton’s wholly owned subsidiary responsible for the distribution of…

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The long walk to fight COVID-19

A University of Brighton Business School graduate with cerebral palsy is helping COVID-19 victims by walking 270 miles – the equivalent of driving from Brighton to Liverpool – and he’s not finished yet. Hamish Patel is raising money to help buy hospital equipment for a small town in Zambia which has scant resources to fight…

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Connecting with industry at the UoB Connect: Be More event

What do you want to do after graduation? Go straight into job applications or perhaps further studies? Some of you might want to leave thinking about it until the exams are over. But for those who want to get things sorted before graduation, now might be the best time.  February should be a relaxing month…

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Brighton Business School graduate receives royal honour

Sheila Flavell, University of Brighton graduate and a champion for women in tech, received a CBE in the Queen’s new year honours. Sheila, who received a Marketing MA and an MBA from the university’s Brighton Business School, is Chief Operating Officer of FDM Group, the Brighton-based international professional services company and global leader in the…

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