Brighton Business School

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Business courses now accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing

The University of Brighton’s business courses have successfully gained Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accreditation meaning they have met high standards in teaching and learning. Graduates will be exempt from units counting towards CIM professional qualifications. The CIM is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and…

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OSTC opens its doors to Finance and Investment BSc students

Finance and Investment BSc students have been enjoying a taste of what it is like to work on a fast-paced trading floor. The students were taking part in an open week held in the Brighton office of the financial trading company OSTC. The event was designed to showcase derivatives trading as a career option, while allowing students…

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge

The OSTC Trading Challenge provides a unique opportunity to trade, in a virtual environment, through futures derivatives in a number of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The prices, the news, the winning and the losing are real; the positions, profits and losses are imaginary. The Trading Challenge teaches students to make decisions under pressure,…

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La Dolce Vita: A year abroad in Italy, a new home from home.

  First of all let me introduce myself. My name is Matt, my home city is Nottingham and I’m 20 years old. “La dolce vita” are the first words which come to mind when thinking about my year abroad. It means “the sweet life” in Italian and the last 6 months of my life have…

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Business School lecturer wins inaugural award for social marketing paper

The Business School is proud to announce that one of our principal lecturers, Matthew Wood has won an award from the Australian Association of Social Marketing (AASM) for an article published in the Journal of Social Marketing. The committee deemed Matt’s article, Marketing Social Marketing to have had the most impact on the discipline of social marketing….

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University of Brighton secures €5m for youth unemployment study

The Business School is proud to announce that the university has been chosen to lead a new Europe-wide research project exploring ways to overcome youth unemployment. The STYLE project (Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Employment) involves 25 research partners and over 60 stakeholder organisations from across Europe, including the European Youth Forum who represent…

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Legal Client Interviewing Competition

Now more than ever, legal students need inter-personal skills as well as knowledge of the law in order to be successful. The University of Brighton’s annual Legal Client Interviewing Competition seeks to address this need by developing the skills necessary for effective interviewing. The competition is sponsored by Gerard Maye Legal. Working in pairs, competitors take on…

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Students impress top employers during speed meetings

By Sandra J. Holmes MA FCA, Senior Lecturer Brighton Business School and the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW) have co-hosted a Speed Meeting event. This was an exciting opportunity for local employers to ‘speed interview’ final year Accounting and Finance BSc(Hons) students who are considering training for their professional Chartered Accountancy examinations. Aidan Berry, Dean of the…

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