Brighton Business School

Inspiring journeys to work

BBS undergraduates get creative with a local business

As part of their Creativity in Enterprise module, Brighton Business School first year undergraduates took on the role of business consultants with David Sewell, owner of Pavilion Gardens Cafe, a local business that has an eighty-year history in the city.   Located at the west end of the Royal Pavilion Gardens Estate in the centre…

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My Placement Experience

At the end of July 2019, I completed a 13-month placement at Bosch Lawn and Garden as a Commercial Marketing and Branding Intern. My role included various tasks and projects such as: creating daily and monthly sales reports, examining competitor information, website content creation, briefing and managing the development of POS, video and photo shoots….

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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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BBS Graduation 2019

Watch graduation 2019 live

  It’s nearly time for the final University of Brighton graduation ceremony for our amazing Brighton Business School graduates, the hall is bustling with activity and there are some incredibly proud family and friends in the audience.  But if you couldn’t make it and want to watch the ceremony live then you can still watch…

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Developing Professional Practice in Business

Student teams help local business and community – new project teams are now available so get in touch

Dear Partners, Here at the University of Brighton, the Brighton Business School will have a large number of student research/business project teams available to work on local projects (in and near to Brighton and Hove) from November 2019 to March 2020. ‘Developing Professional Practice in Business’ provides teams of 5 students to work with you…

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Reconnect the Winners!
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Enterprising students pitch business ideas at ethical showcase

  We challenged first-year business students to come up with ideas for new products/services with an ethical or sustainability element.   Our Brighton Business School students embraced the opportunity and endeavoured to pioneer new business ideas that would make a difference to society and the environment. In teams, students developed their ideas as part of an…

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SAP Frank Omare at Brighton Business School

Make a difference: Make your business purpose-driven

Frank Omare challenged the assembled body of students, academics and visitors to change our mindset and embrace ‘procurement with purpose’. Organisations have a duty to ensure their supply chains are ethical and sustainable, the business case is strong and new technologies are rapidly increasing transparency and visibility all along the chain. ‘Procurement with purpose is…

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Black and in Business

Black and in Business is BACK!!!

Brighton Business School alumni, Marvin Okai and Denzil Lawrence, are back at university to talk about their journey to becoming Chartered Accountants and why they developed their blog Black and in Business to share their experience. After graduation, they created the blog with the aim of providing students with insight into their journey to work….

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Maximising Your University Experience

You know the saying, “you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone”? This is the feeling I fear after finishing university. I don’t want to look back on my time at university, facing the competitive job market, and regret not utilising the resources that were available to me. I’ve seen friends graduate in Summer…

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Group Work, Uni Students, Teamwork
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Capturing Team Synergy: Effective Teamwork at University

Working in a group for a university project doesn’t always go as smoothly as you would like. For someone like myself who is a firm believer of: ‘if you want something done, do it yourself’, I always found it challenging collaborating with others and loosening the reins of my controlling nature. I can’t even count…

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