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

Event student secures place on prestigious graduate programme

International Event Management BA(Hons) student Anastasia Murphy has secured a place on the prestigious Volkswagen Graduate Programme.

Anastasia, who is in the final year of her degree, was one of just 12 people offered a place from 1,600 applications. The programme starts this September and runs for two years – at the end Anastasia has the security of a guaranteed job or the option to go on a Volkswagen international placement. Continue reading

Street Fair Volunteering for Events Student

Friday 27 November saw the annual Meads Magic Event take place in Eastbourne and despite a very rainy and windy outlook hundreds of people turned up to celebrate an early Christmas. The event is one of Eastbourne’s premier Christmas street fairs and final year International Event Management BA(Hons) student Lauren Sigrist helped ensure the event was a resounding success. Continue reading

Life after graduation

Our previous students have embarked on a wide variety of career paths following graduation with companies including Quaglinos, D&D London; Cisco Systems; Goldman Sachs; United World Games; Hilton; Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. Some of the roles they have secured include as: production assistants; event managers, coordinators and assistants; PR account executives and managers; production and logistics manager. Continue reading

Live experience for event students

In the second year International Event Management BA(Hons) students put their learning into practice and design, develop, deliver and evaluate their own event as part of a group. So far this year students have undertaken a tea dance raising money for the British Legion, a Christmas Cabaret raising money for Anne Bickmore Charity and a Save the Pier Band Night with headline act of Nikki Cislyn from Clean Bandit. Continue reading

The World in Union: Rugby’s Past, Present and Future

From 9-12 September 2015 the University of Brighton will be hosting the inaugural global summit on culture, science, business in global Rugby Union Football assessing the impact of the First Twenty Years of Professionalism.

The event will be hosted by the Centre of Sport, Tourism and Leisure Studies (CoSTaLS) and The Centre of Sport and Exercise Medicine (SESAME) in association with the World Rugby Museum. Continue reading