Final year tourism and hospitality students visited the Travel Technology Europe 2018 show at Olympia London. The show is one of the biggest and leading events for people who are involved in technology within the travel, tourism and hotel industries.
The visit provided ideas and inspiration to help students with their final year essay which focuses on digital commerce. There was also the opportunity to talk to those already working in the sector about possible future careers. Continue reading →
International Hospitality Management BA(Hons) student, Helena Cleary, writes about a recent guest lecture:
“Jennifer Parker, the Meaningful Innovation and Product Team Manager at Rickshaw Travel, visited University of Brighton third year hospitality, events, tourism, physical education and sport business management students as part of the Employability, Enterprise and Innovation module on the 17 October.
“Rickshaw Travel are a friendly UK based travel company who create unique and meaningful travelling experiences. Their trips are based in Asia, Central America and South America. Continue reading →
University of Brighton students held a month of events as part of their studies to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute in Eastbourne.
The students, who all study International Event Management, collected more than £800 from a recycled fashion show at the Loft Bar in Eastbourne, an exhibition of art from Cavendish School, The Haven School and Lindfield School, and pirate-themed ball. Continue reading →
Three School of Sport and Service Management students are helping author, Nathan Gokhool, launch his first book.
Natalie Welsh (Retail Management BA), Jack Stewart (Sport Journalism BA) and Alara Baser (International Event Management BA) are all in the final year of their course. For the Public Relations module, under the Bright Young Things initiative, they were matched with Nathan to work together on this strategic project.
Their strategy included creating a social media account to promote the book and attending events aimed at specific audiences. The events included Dyspraxic Me so they could engage the dyspraxic community and small business events at HSBC where they spoke to the general public. Continue reading →
Tourism, hospitality and events students spent a week in The Gambia as part of the Niche Tourism module.
The module provides an integrated overview on niche tourism and gives students the opportunity to understand and critically assess the key issues during their trip by taking part in workshops and local guided visits. Students gather essential tourism experiences by visiting this unique developing country and by collaborating with Gambian students. Continue reading →
The University of Brighton welcomed guest speaker Stuart Mawhinney, Senior PR Manager for Sky Sports last week. Mawhinney has led multi-million pound marketing campaigns, as well as managing internal and external relationships with famous footballers such as John Terry. Continue reading →
The number of University of Brighton graduates finding work or moving on to further study after completing their studies has hit its highest ever level.
According to the latest annual figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency, more than nine out of ten graduates who completed their first degree in 2014-15 were in employment or further study, with over 70 percent employed at a managerial and professional level.Continue reading →