Brighton Business School

Inspiring journeys to work

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Placement hunting, the ups and the downs

As the quest for graduate jobs begin, I’m left reflecting on my placement year and how I ever managed to secure such an amazing role. I should probably introduce myself, I’m Paige, a final year Marketing Management student at the University of Brighton. Let’s rewind back to second-year, it’s November 2016 and placements are the…

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The pitfalls of the Ten Year Challenge

Paul Levy, researcher at the Brighton Business School, gives his opinion on the recent 10 Year Challenge trend on social media. You are invited to share two pictures of yourself online – on Facebook, Twitter or another of the manifold social media platforms. One image is of you right now, the other from ten years…

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Sussex v Brighton Annual Moot 2018

By Law LLB students, Anna Davis and Ranya Alshaiba The Annual Sussex v Brighton Mooting Challenge was held at Brighton University’s Huxley Building on the 26thNovember, sponsored by Howlett Clarke. Alison Bernard and Mitchell (Mitch) Howes represented Brighton. The moot problem was an appeal to the Supreme Court concerning the behaviour of a couple after…

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Naglis

Student’s business bonanza

Many students find jobs to help finance their university courses but one student’s enterprise has earned a little more than most – £60,000 in one month to be precise. Naglis Stankaitis, in his final year of his BSc(Hons) Business Management course at the University of Brighton, has discovered a business payload after years of trial…

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How to Tackle Loneliness at University

Before starting university, I had so much excitement about meeting new people, making new friends and having an amazing social life. Perhaps this was because I had friends who had started university life a year or 2 before me and told me that I’m going to have the time of my life, but I was…

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Marina speaks to BBC One on over tourism

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…

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UCAS Choices

Happy New Year, UCAS deadline is coming soon. Have you decided which University to go to? Don’t worry, just take a five-minute break and read this passage. Back in the day, I was really confused as I not really sure what I wanted to be. I started to think to get good A-Level results were…

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Greg Allum

Guest Lecturer, Greg Allum shares his social media industry knowledge

Throughout his career, Greg has challenged paradigms by delivering ambitious visions and robust strategies. He has worked in-house at market-leading brands including Sony, British Gas, Toyota and Lexus. At the heart of his journey is the passion to lead high performing teams, develop individuals through coaching and in turn delivering meaningful business outcomes. Social media…

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Andrea Masala

Increasing business acumen with a Brighton MBA: Andrea Masala

We recently caught up with Andrea Masala, a Product Manager for Dover Precision Components, who studied a part-time MBA with us, graduating in 2017. As a skilled engineer, Andrea talks us through how the MBA helped him obtain a broader organisational understanding to help gain his current role and has also provided some top tips for…

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Georgia’s placement year

Georgia Byrne is studying International Event Management BA(Hons) with us and decided to take the optional year in industry after the second year of her course. Georgia is working at St Wilfrid’s Hospice and we caught up with her to find out more about her placement and her course to date: “I chose to study event…

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