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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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Tigers on the hunt in Brighton

On 11 January, the Tiger’s Pen will be launching a special edition at University of Brighton, where Business Management BSc and International Business Management BSc  students will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges associated with The Tiger’s Pen, the Sussex Business Show, and the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce. The Sussex Business Show, part…

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Shares going up and down on a screen

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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Winchester Christmas Market

Students feeling Christmassy in Winchester

International Tourism Management and International Event Management undergraduate students recently visited Winchester Cathedral and Winchester Christmas Market as part of their Belong at Brighton  experience, which they missed out on in their first year due to Covid restrictions. The event was organised by course leader Dr Nigel Jarvis to allow the students to see event…

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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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mentor and student meeting

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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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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Tourism students visit Drusillas

Great day out at the zoo!

Our second year International Tourism Management BSc(Hons) students recently visited Drusillas Park to understand how the local tourist attraction managed their business during the pandemic. Attractions are the backbone of the tourism industry in any destination. During the second year of their tourism degree, students study a module called Managing a Tourist Attraction: A business simulation case…

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