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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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Brighton alumna uses ‘Miracle’ song to raise awareness for Lebanon

University of Brighton alumna and songwriter Rawaa Barnes has recorded a track which is raising money for people affected by the devastating explosion in Beirut earlier this month. Rawaa, who was an undergraduate computing student at the university before studying a Masters in International Tourism Management , initially wrote the song ‘Miracle’ with platinum artist…

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Starting your course in 2020?

You’re going to have a brilliant time here and we can’t wait to meet you! To help you feel like you already Belong at Brighton our students and staff have created some information so you can get to know your school before you join us in the autumn. We’ll also be in touch over the summer…

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Kickstarting tourism in Kenya after Covid-19

Brighton Business School has joined forces with the Sustainable Travel and Tourism Agenda (STTA) – Kenya to support small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) hit by the pandemic. With tourism badly hit by coronavirus, the project aims to help SMEs reignite the sector in a sustainable way, with research taking place to assess best practices…

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Brighton professor appointed as independent advisor on Airbnb task force

A University of Brighton tourism expert has joined a team of experts to underpin the development of Airbnb’s planned registration system for rentals in the UK. Professor Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the university’s Responsible Futures Research and Enterprise Agenda, will be coordinating the research process and collaborating…

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UNWTO conference on women in tourism

Advancing gender equality in tourism

  Major progress has been made advancing gender equality globally, but women and girls continue to face precarious employment in many economic sectors, particularly tourism, according to a University of Brighton expert. Professor Marina Novelli will be speaking and moderating an expert panel on the issue at the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 1st Regional…

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Hotel of Excellence project

The university’s hospitality, tourism, events and business management students will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting new project as part of their studies. The Hotel of Excellence Project is a collaboration between the council, the university and the View hotel in Eastbourne. The project will provide opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students….

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Brighton Royal Pavilion tour

Managing the impacts of tourism

First year International Tourism Management BSc(Hons) students recently visited the Royal Pavilion in Brighton to learn about how the attraction manages the impacts caused by visitors to the property. The trip was organized by their Impacts of Tourism module leader Dr Nigel Jarvis. The students had a 90-minute detailed guided tour led by Nick Kay,…

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Marina speaks to BBC One on over tourism

Professor Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the University’s Responsible Futures, appeared on BBC One’s Rip Off Britain programme as expert on the subject of overtourism. Professor Novelli, who is globally renowned for her research on the impact of tourism, told the BBC: “The problem of overtourism is in…

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