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Brighton graduate named one of 2024’s most impressive female entrepreneurs 

Liz Price, a School of Business and Law graduate, has been crowned one of the UK’s most impressive female entrepreneurs by Small Business Britain’s ‘f:Entrepreneur #IAlso100’ campaign.

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Business school alum nominated for prestigious award

We were delighted to learn that Nigell Todd has been nominated as a finalist for the Black British Business Awards in the Senior Leader, Financial Services category.

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Graduate Jobs Listing – July 2023

Check out the latest edition in our monthly graduate jobs listing aimed at those who have recently finished their degrees!

Catching up with Media Studies grad Alex Petrovic

My names Alex Petrovic, and I’m a proud former graduate from the University of Brighton/University of Brighton Alumni (and a born-and-bred Brightonian!) – who has returned as an Apprentice Marketing Projects officer. What have you got up to since leaving the university? Since leaving the University I was working for Legal & General as an…

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From Brighton Business School to space exploration communications….

We caught up with alumnus Nicola Peverati who graduated with an MSc in Marketing (Branding and Communication) in 2015. Here is his story in his own words…. Back in 2014, it was a bitter sweet sensation to leave Brighton, the University of Brighton and all my friends even before handing in my dissertation to start…

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Mindfulness and Music are my medicine: The Business graduate who opened a Yoga studio, created a Kids Yoga Brand and is set to challenge society with her Music

Loni’s story in her own words…. Hello! My name is Loni Lincoln and I graduated from the UoB with a Degree in Business Management. I studied Business Ethics with Babak and it was here that I found a real love for sustainability and businesses that have ethics at the heart of their mission. This really…

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Tor’s Law: The Career and Mindset Coaching Service to help Lawyers set up by an alumna

Tor Hatton graduated in 2008. She has since set up Tor’s Law. Read her story….. Hi Everyone! My name is Tor and I graduated from the University of Brighton in 2008, with a first class honors in Law with Accountancy. I am now a commercial disputes resolution lawyer, mainly dealing with shipping disputes.  It was…

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From a Business Degree to Elephant Conservation

Alumna Rachel Harris graduated with a degree in Business Studies from the University of Brighton in 1999. She spent five years working in events fundraising for a charity in London and then made the decision to Move to Namibia to follow her conservation dreams. She now runs the Elephant-Human Relations Aid (EHRA) and has been…

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Help three graduates with their new venture!

Harrison graduated with a BA Hons Law with Business degree in 2015. He’s now in the process of setting up a business with two other graduates. Read his story….. “After leaving the University of Brighton in 2015, I was a lot like most of my friends and classmates; I didn’t really know what I wanted…

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Business School alumna lands the top role at Costa Coffee

A University of Brighton graduate has been appointed CEO of the US-owned coffeehouse chain Costa Coffee. Jill McDonald, who graduated in 1986 with a first in Business Studies BA(Hons), has enjoyed a meteoric career rise: she was Chief Executive of McDonald’s fast food chain, Head of Global Marketing for British Airways, Chief Executive of Halfords…

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