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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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Could you be a Brighton Student Mentor?

At Brighton we don’t just want students to succeed, we want them to feel good too. It’s about being part of a community that build you up and we believe that mentoring plays an important role in boosting the confidence and skills of our students. What is mentoring? Mentoring is a unique relationship where a…

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Spotlighting violence against young women in gangs 

University of Brighton will host a webinar – From Hidden Girls to Visible Women – on 2 December as part of a wider campaign against gender-based violence. The free online event – entitled From Hidden Girls to Visible Women – has been organised by  University of Brighton criminology lecturer Dr Chris Magill and Dr Tirion…

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How do you know postgraduate study right for you?

The pandemic has made many people reconsider their career options – the job applicant market is booming, many students are going straight into postgraduate study after their degree and for the first time in five years the numbers entering part-time postgraduate study is growing. But how do you know postgraduate study is right for you?…

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Brighton expert putting spotlight on water environments and wellbeing

University of Brighton’s Dr Catherine Kelly will speak at an event on 30 November on the wellbeing benefits of natural water environments. The two-hour webinar – entitled Promoting Health and Wellbeing Through Integrated Water Management – is a collaboration between the Environment Agency and the Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) organisation. In addition to Dr Kelly’s…

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Questions to think about when writing a postgraduate application

How to write the perfect postgraduate application

Postgraduate study can help you to achieve your professional goals faster by equipping you with in depth subject knowledge and providing a space for critical thinking and discussion to take place. We have two intakes a year for postgraduate study, meaning that you can join a university in the top 50 for UK graduate outcomes (Complete…

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