The university’s hospitality, tourism, events and business management students will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting new project as part of their studies.
The Hotel of Excellence Project is a collaboration between the council, the university and the View hotel in Eastbourne. The project will provide opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students. For this academic year (2019/2020) projects include:
working on two events for the View Hotel who will be donating some of the profits to charities that they support
working as consultants to deliver a competitor analysis and marketing report for the hotel
the opportunity to go on placement with the View Hotel to gain professional hands-on experience.
“Mentoring is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another. This relationship is typically developed at a time of transition in the mentee’s life and lasts for a period of time”
BSU President Calvin Jude Jansz, Vice President Activities Suzie Douglas and Vice President Education Ramy Badrie discuss their priorities and look ahead to graduation. They also talk about why they decided to campaign in the first place, their backgrounds and what it’s like studying at the University. Sadly Onyinye Okonkwo, Vice President Welfare, was unable to make the recording.
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As part of the University of Brighton’s Outreach Programme we held a Masterchef event in the Culinary Arts Studio on our Eastbourne campus.
The annual event was this year held over seven days and over 80 Year 9 students took part. Students came from Causeway School, Cavendish School, Ifield Community College, Peacehaven Community College, Littlehampton Academy, Ark William Parker Academy and Sir Robert Woodard Academy. Read More →
Santander Universities provides philanthropic funds to help eligible undergraduate students take advantage of opportunities overseas, such as work placements, volunteering or studying abroad. Naz, who is on the second year of her course, was one of 14 students across the university whose application for support was successful. Read More →
The School of Sport and Service Management has achieved a Bronze Award from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of its commitment to gender equality.
The charter exists to promote equality in representation, progression and success of staff and students in higher education. The School has a long history of providing gender parity with its founder, Fraulein Dorette Wilke, establishing a training school for women and girls in physical education in 1898. Read More →
As part of their studies International Event Management students host live events in their second year. They develop the event concept, source a venue and artists, market the event and finally deliver the event itself!
Our current students are now at the ticket selling stage and there are four great events coming up this month which we hope you will support:
The Vegan Night Wednesday 20 March 2019
La Locanda del Duca, Eastbourne
Enjoy a three-course meal and hear from special guest speaker Poppy Longden from the Eastbourne based vegan store: Oh My Goodness. Tickets cost £23.50 and you’ll be able to choose from a range of starters, mains and desserts.
Professor Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the University’s Responsible Futures, appeared on BBC One’s Rip Off Britain programme as expert on the subject of overtourism.
Professor Novelli, who is globally renowned for her research on the impact of tourism, told the BBC: “The problem of overtourism is in need of much attention and research. The problem with tourism is primarily rooted in the lack of innovative planning strategies and sustainable management approaches.
“Much of the success of tourism is measured according to the number of visitors arriving at a destination, rather than the short, medium and long term positive and negative impacts that the sector brings to a destination. The currently widely used tourism growth paradigm does not work anymore. Read More →
In addition to teaching at the university Susan is a Fashion Historian and Curator with research interests which include historical department store fashion shows, marketing and consumer shopping habits.
In the 1920s Barkers department store Kensington, London, was a monument to Art Deco design and radical new thinking about retail as entertainment for the leisure classes. Read More →
“I chose to study event management as I love attending events and grew an interest into what goes on behind the scenes and how they are organised. I wanted to learn more about the industry and wanted to understand how events come together and the hours of planning which goes into them.
“I chose the University of Brighton as when I attended my open day, the introduction to the course sounded great with options of different pathways. I also loved the Eastbourne campus, and felt at home straight away because of the close-knit community. Read More →