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Volunteering at the Chinese Educational Development Project

All of our Business Top-up students have the opportunity to volunteer as part of their course. Yiting Hu, Business Top-Up BSc(Hons) student, volunteered to help the Chinese Educational Development Project in Brighton. Yiting tells us about her experiences volunteering. The Chinese Educational Development Project- CEDP was established in 2000, which is aim to support Chinese community of…

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Digital Marketing Analysis: A student’s blog on fashion retail giants capturing millennials

This time of year is when I have the pleasure of reading and marking blog posts by students who are studying Digital Marketing (an optional module in their final year). As part of this module students are required to create their own blog analyzing how digital technology is transforming marketing. They have a lot of…

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Making the grade: top tips from lecturers on exam revision

Our Student Support Guidance Tutor team have spoken to several lecturers to get their top tips on how to revise for your exams.   Revision/Exam Preparation  After each session, ask at least one question about the material you’ve covered and answer at least one question (this is best done in pairs or groups)”. Maths lecturer,…

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Managing stress at exam time: Top student tips

We spoke to our students to compile the top six things to do to overcome stress during exam time. 1. Connect with others and talk about it! It’s Ok to talk! Tell someone if you’re struggling. Don’t let it build up. Never forget to call home. A problem shared is a problem halved – remember…

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Working with Jellyfish on digital transformation

There’s no doubt that the internet has changed our lives, both in terms of societies and businesses – but how this will evolve is an exciting concept. Working with leading businesses in this field helps us understand the potential impact of digital transformation on the world and informs the courses we teach. We recently met…

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Brighton Business School graduate is new MD at Marks and Spencer

University of Brighton business graduate Jill McDonald is joining Marks & Spencer to become Managing Director for clothing, home and beauty. Ms McDonald graduated in 1986 with a first in Business Studies BA(Hons). She said: “I became a fan of M&S whilst working on a project about them as a Business Studies student and I…

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Tania Murphy on soft skills and industrial placements

Tania Murphy graduated from Brighton Business School with a BA in Business Studies in 2009. She explains how this experience led her to her current role as a Credit Analyst for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Being a Brighton Business School graduate has been the biggest professional blessing in my career. The curriculum and…

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Using rich pictures to draw your way to organisational success

‘Our colleagues get scared when we bring out the Post-it notes’. This comment from a recent client sums up the dread that many people feel about the use of ‘creative’ techniques within the workplace. It’s a real shame as moving beyond the traditional flipchart and bullet points approach can free up people’s minds, encourage innovation…

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Interview with Gary Norris – Personal Facilitator for Online HRM at DPG – by Matt Chappell

Written by Matt Chappell from DPG. Gary Norris, Personal Facilitator at DPG, recently spoke to colleague Matt Chappell, also from DPG – a CIPD approved centre for HR training and courses – about his career and how his Business degree at Brighton Business School first introduced him to the world of HR. Brighton Business School is also a…

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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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