Brighton Business School

Inspiring journeys to work

Public Law students visit to Parliament and the Supreme Court

On Monday 27 March, Law lecturers Sara Birch and Lucy Jones travelled to London with 18 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) who is…

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Brighton brings home the OSTC Trading Challenge cup

  Brighton’s Trading Team’s Performance in the OSTC Trading Challenge The OSTC Trading Competition is an annual trading competition between the traders of the University of Brighton and Sussex University, which is hosted by OSTC, an international proprietary trading company. Students who participated received an introduction lecture before the trading began. This involved the Managing Director…

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The 10 things you’re doing wrong in your presentations (and how to fix them). By Steve Bustin

It doesn’t matter how many presentation skills training courses we’ve been on or how many truly terrible presentations we’ve seen, we all end up falling into the same old traps when we present, pitch or speak in public. From overusing bulletpoints to mumbling into your script, here (in no particular order) are the top ten…

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Lecturers judging the Gatwick Diamond Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Gatwick Diamond Supply Chain Awards

The University engages with the local economy in a variety of ways, and this year I (1st left) and Arvind Upadhyay (3rd from left) and Patrick Ballin were involved in judging and presenting the Gatwick Diamond Supply Chain Excellence Awards. Arvind teaches Strategic Purchasing on our Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc, and has recently returned from…

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Marc’s in the top 8%

Professor Marc Cowling has been ranked in the top 8 percent of research economists in the latest monthly rankings of Research Publications in Economics (REPEC).

Warner Bros: Storytelling in the digital television era

Our Digital Transformation Research Group welcomed Martin Trickey, Group Head of Digital at Warner Bros Digital Television (WBDT) to Brighton Business School last month to talk about the changing nature of storytelling in the digital television era. Drawing on examples from Warner Television Programme portfolio, Martin outlined the decline in the viewing of traditional, linear…

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Annual International Study Visit to Strasbourg

Ghaith Arabi Durkawi is a full-time MBA student from Syria, he talked to us about a recent International Study visit to Strasbourg that our MBA and Management MSc students took as part of their course.  “My study trip to Strasbourg was an experience that will accompany me for a long time. We attended a preparation course…

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Barker Talent – How to get the Job you want

As part of the Business School’s Career Planning Agreement, which is embedded into every undergraduate course, we carry out various events to support students who wish to take up a placement. On 28 February, Sarah Barker, from Barker Talent advised our second-year Finance and Investment BSc students on how to get the job they want.

CIM Accredited Marketing courses

As a Business School we feel it’s vital to ensure we have good relationships with industry and professional bodies. It ensures that our courses are in-line with industry practice, but also provides membership, resources and access to networking events for our students, and in most cases, exemptions from institutes’ professional papers.

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Shelley’s placement helped her gain a part-time job during her studies

We recently met up with Shelley Pestell, a third year Finance and Investment BSc(Hons) student on placement at Chariot House Chartered Accountants. “The placement really helped my future plans. I got a part-time job for my last year at university and it has given me more determination of where I want to go in life.”…

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