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Managing stress at exam time: Top student tips

We spoke to our students to compile the top six things to do to overcome stress during exam time. 1. Connect with others and talk about it! It’s Ok to talk! Tell someone if you’re struggling. Don’t let it build up. Never forget to call home. A problem shared is a problem halved – remember…

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Study a Masters in a year at Brighton

In advance of our trip to Master and More’s fair in Düsseldorf on 5 May, we thought we’d tell you a bit more about our one-year full-time postgraduate courses. Developed through long-standing relationships with industry and professional bodies, our flexible programmes will help you stand out in a competitive job market.     Through work-based…

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Interview with Gary Norris – Personal Facilitator for Online HRM at DPG – by Matt Chappell

Written by Matt Chappell from DPG. Gary Norris, Personal Facilitator at DPG, recently spoke to colleague Matt Chappell, also from DPG – a CIPD approved centre for HR training and courses – about his career and how his Business degree at Brighton Business School first introduced him to the world of HR. Brighton Business School is also a…

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The 10 things you’re doing wrong in your presentations (and how to fix them). By Steve Bustin

It doesn’t matter how many presentation skills training courses we’ve been on or how many truly terrible presentations we’ve seen, we all end up falling into the same old traps when we present, pitch or speak in public. From overusing bulletpoints to mumbling into your script, here (in no particular order) are the top ten…

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Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

Best publication prize for Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

On 10 February, Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour received the Best Publication prize awarded by the Odysseus Academic Network which recognises outstanding academic research in the area of European Immigration or Asylum Law. The Best Publication Prize recognises an outstanding contribution to the field by a more experienced researcher or professor. Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour was a joint winner…

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Young Eritreans are victims of poor decision making by British asylum officials

Jo Wilding, University of Brighton The Home Office has been criticised for a policy which excluded Eritrean children evicted from the Calais Jungle camp from resettlement in the UK. Documents obtained by the Public Law Project show how asylum decisions for Eritreans have been based on questionable information about conditions in the country.

Immigrants told to leave UK face huge hike in fees to appeal decisions

Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Immigrants appealing through the courts for a right to remain in the UK will soon face a huge increase in procedural costs after the government announced fee hikes of over 500% for some types of appeal through the immigration and asylum tribunals.

White men hit hardest by the effects of unemployment

Dr Carolina Zuccotti, research fellow and Professor Jacqueline O’Reilly, Head of CROME*, recently analysed 2001 census data on 57, 385 people aged 16-19 in England and Wales to study the long-term effects of unemployment on young people of different ethnicity.

University of Brighton lecturers enact performance management at AoMO conference

Dr Jenny Knight, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Brighton and Paul Levy, Senior Researcher from the university’s research group, CENTRIM, presented on the impact of appraisal at the biennial Art of Management and Organization (AoMO) conference on 1-4 September. 

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