School of Sport and Service Management

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The Spectacle of Fashion

Senior Lecturer, Susan Bishop, has an exhibition and talk taking place titled ‘The Spectacle of Fashion at Barkers Department Store 1928-1930‘. 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…

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Graduate Assessment Centre with Capgemini

Undergraduate and postgraduate students from our tourism, hospitality, retail, sport development and sport studies courses were invited to take part in a mock graduate assessment provided by Capgemini. Christina Hokland and  Daza Roxana Garcia, who are on our Tourism and International Development MSc, report on the day: We had the opportunity to meet three members of…

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Welcome to the Imaginarium!

Students at the School of Sport and Service Management have access to a few facility – the Imaginarium. The Imaginarium is a start-up and entrepreneurial unit where students can develop and build their own business ideas. It is linked up to nine study modules, with more to follow, offering the possibility of also gaining credits…

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Developing enterprise and innovation

School of Sport and Service Management students took advantage of the option module Enterprise and Innovation to enhance their business acumen and employability. The module, offered in the final year on many of the school’s undergraduate programmes, and provides the opportunity to develop a product idea, a business development idea or a social innovation. Student…

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University joins the Albion

The University of Brighton is the new Official Higher Education Partner of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club. The new partnership between the city’s largest university and its Premier League football club will build on existing collaborations through the School of Sport & Service Management and School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences in the areas…

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Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow!  If you’ve had a change of heart, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore the possibilities.  If you need help navigating your way through the Clearing process, check out our handy guide. Or call…

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Dragons’ Den and Hospitality and Retail Expo 2018

One guest speaker, five dragons, 70 students, 11 teams – one happy cohort! Final year undergraduate students studying the International Hospitality Management BA(Hons) were joined by Steve Lowy, CEO of Umi Digital who gave an inspiring speech about working in the hospitality industry before our very own Dragons’ Den. We were joined by four more…

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Retail student successes

Many congratulations to Annabel Dines from our Retail Marketing BA(Hons) who has just secured a year on placement with Jaguar and to Cameron Hey from Retail Management BA(Hons) who will be joining Marks and Spencer for his. We also wish Phoebe Twiss every success as she takes up a permanent post at graduation as Assistant Buyer and Merchandiser at Fenwick Department Stores.

Students help launch new book

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…

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Lads @ L’Oréal

On Monday 27th February, Josh and Cameron, two second year retail students, visited L’Oréal head office in London for an insight day where they had the opportunity to speak to some of the interns taking part in their business placement scheme. The pair were invited along to the ‘bring a friend to work’ style event…

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