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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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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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Scholarships for international students starting postgraduate degrees in January

We’re offering scholarships for new full-time international students beginning their postgraduate studies in January 2022. To apply for a scholarship, you need to hold an offer to study with us and submit your application by Friday 5 November. Scholarships will be awarded in £1,000 and £2,500 grants.  Courses with start dates in January include our Leadership MBA, International Management…

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Brighton University to lead British Council project on innovation and youth entrepreneurship in Africa

University of Brighton will partner with experts from the African continent to foster sustainable tourism entrepreneurship across Sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Marina Novelli will head an international team of academics and industry experts working on a project supported by the British Council’s Innovation for African Universities (IAU) Programme. The project aims to provide opportunities particularly for young…

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Our new home

We’re excited to announce that Elm House, the new home for the School of Business and Law, is complete and ready for the new academic year. As you can see from the images below it’s going to be an exciting place to study. You can learn more about the exciting developments on the Big Build…

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Brighton professor helps hone Airbnb proposal for UK short lets regulation system

Professor Marina Novelli has led research with Airbnb calling on the UK government to create a new regulation system for short-term lets operators. Professor Novelli – Professor of Tourism and International Development at Brighton Business School – undertook research in collaboration with Britain Thinks, underpinning a just-released Airbnb ‘whitepaper’ calling for a national registration system…

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Pioneering Brighton alumna returns to Brighton

Dr Madeleine Orr is to host a research seminar on her work in Sport Ecology, which has seen Forbes list her among the leading young people in sport for 2021. After graduating in 2015 with a Masters in Event Management from the University of Brighton, Dr Orr did a PhD at the University of Minnesota. She then…

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Arts for community development – curating art in support of La, Ghana

On Saturday 12 December, Lorenzelli Gallery (Milan, Italy) presented ‘Exit through the gift of life’, by Serge Attukwei Clottey’s (1985 – Accra, Ghana). The collection, curated by Professor Marina Novelli, our Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for Responsible Futures Research and Enterprise Agenda, was Clottey’s first photographic exhibition. ‘Exit through the gift of life’ addresses two…

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Dr Ioannis Pantelidis joins Be Inclusive Hospitality advisory board

Dr Ioannis Pantelidis, Principal Lecturer on our International Events and Tourism courses, was recently invited to join the Advisory Board of Be Inclusive Hospitality. Be Inclusive Hospitality is a not-for-profit organisation founded by Lorraine Copes in November 2019 and incorporated in July 2020. The organisation promotes Inclusivity in one of the largest industries of the service…

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January 2021 Masters courses

Join us in January 2021 on a Master’s course

There’s still time to start your Master’s degree with us this academic year as several of our master’s degrees are available to start in January 2021. Many of these courses offer a core set of modules with the chance to go into further specialist studies to hone in on your personal professional skills and improve…

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