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Professor Marina Novelli

Vote for tourism professor Marina Novelli in the upcoming sustainable tourism AACT awards

Professor Marina Novelli has been nominated for a Changemaker Award in the impact category at the upcoming Aviators Africa Conference and Tower (AACT) Awards. The AACT Awards recognise, celebrate and honour excellence and sustainability within the African aviation and tourism sector.  Marina teaches tourism and international development at the School of Business and Law. Her research…

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LLB Law graduate Jasmin in her graduation robe

Law LLB graduate Jasmin on how she secured her legal career

Jasmin Brown graduated from our Law LLB(Hons) degree this summer and is now working as a paralegal in the Commercial/Corporate Department at Mayo Wynne Baxter, a Sussex-based law firm.  We caught up with her about what it was like on the course and how she kick-started her career in the legal profession.  “The degree itself…

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Elm House in the sunshine

Guest lectures for students on topical legal and social issues

In the last few years our Law, Society and Justice Research and Enterprise Group (LawSoJust REG) hosted a number of guest lectures for students and staff across the University of Brighton.  LawSoJust REG brings together academics and student researchers from law and other related social science disciplines who are active in the fields of social…

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Help to Grow team at the University of Brighton

Help to Grow: Management and Small Business Charter celebration

On Wednesday 20 July the School of Business and Law celebrated the final taught session of our first cohort of the government-subsidised Help to Grow: Management course. Kicking off an afternoon of celebrations, we were joined by Richard Freeman – Chief Executive Officer at business consultancy, Always Possible – for a keynote speech on asking for…

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Veronica Povey gives keynote speech to students and staff in Elm House

Women in Leadership: Finance Director at Ministry of Defence inspires students and staff

On Wednesday 29 June our students and staff were joined by Veronica Povey, Finance Director (Head Office and Strategic Programmes) at the Ministry of Defence, as part of our Women in Leadership Series. The event was hosted in Elm House, the School of Business and Law’s new home on our Moulsecoomb campus, and kicked off with…

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Jade Chalker: from law undergraduate to law postgraduate

We caught up with Jade Chalker, one of our Law students. Jade joined us in 2017 studying Law LLB and stayed and is now studying our International Law and Social Justice LLM. Why did you choose to study law? “I chose to study law as it helps you to think from a different perspective. The…

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Brighton professor appointed to UN ethical tourism committee

Our Tourism researcher and lecturer Professor Marina Novelli has been appointed as member of the UNWTO’s World  Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE). The UN’s World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency in charge of promoting responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, the UNWTO…

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The winning team

Brighton to submit two winning law teams to this year’s national CEDR competition.

In their first semester, 24 of our law students from across all our law courses took part in an annual regional negotiations competition to determine who would go forward to represent Brighton at the national and international competition. The final took place on Tuesday 14 December with four pairs competing with judges Jay Barnett and Romy…

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Hedging when it matters

The determinants of when producers, consumers and other merchant participants use futures and options Having a well-oiled risk management system is widely accepted as critical to modern business and enterprise. But a recent study found that the rationle for firms to manage exposure to markets, such energy prices, prices of industrial metals and the prices…

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How to become a Chartered Certified Accountant

What does an accountant do? Accountants are a trusted advisor within an organisation, providing financial advice to help businesses manage their money and maximise profits. Your Accountancy role will vary depending if you work for a small or large business, or you’re a private accountant working with clients. In all cases you will all use…

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