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Tourism and events students visit market-leading international travel event

Our tourism and event students recently visited the World Travel Market (WTM) at ExCel London on a field trip. WTM is the market-leading international travel event that unlocks business opportunities for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. The annual event is one of the largest corporate business events of its kind. Our undergraduate and postgraduate tourism…

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Tourism professor Marina Novelli

Tourism professor voted in as Fellow of the prestigious International Academy for the Study of Tourism

Professor Marina Novelli has been voted in as a Fellow of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism. This is the highest learned society with membership comprised of just 84 of the most prominent academics contributing to the study of tourism on a global scale. The Academy noted Marina’s ‘long-term contributions to the field…

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Fourth-year law student Sara

Fourth-year law student leads mindfulness session as part of wellbeing week  

LLB Law student Sara recently finished an internship at London law firm – Universa Law, so understands all about having a busy schedule and needing to unwind. As part of wellbeing week, Sara led a mindfulness session for students and staff. The session started with breathing exercises and then moved on to colour therapy, both…

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Boxing session at Moulsecoomb studio

Accounting and finance student Lisa starts boxing lessons at Uni of Brighton gym

Lisa is a qualified England Boxing Coach at Brighton & Hove Boxing club, who also studies on our Accounting and Finance BSc(Hons) degree.  She has been boxing for around five years and gained her coaching qualification in 2019.  “Boxing breaks down a lot of barriers,” says Lisa. She remembers when her foundation year peers found…

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Lecturer Asher Rospigliosi and BBC presenter Hannah Fry

Principal lecturer interviewed on BBC’s The Secret Genius of Modern Life

Principal lecturer in the School of Business and Law, Asher Rospigliosi, appeared on BBC Two’s The Secret Genius of Modern Life last night. In this episode of The Secret Genius of Modern Life (series one, episode two), BBC presenter Hannah Fry explored the technology behind food delivery apps such as Deliveroo and Just Eat. E-commerce…

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Students and lecturer looking at data in the Bloomberg studio

Cost of living crisis: Why we need financial experts now more than ever

This week is Talk Money Week, coming at a poignant time in the UK where interest rates have hiked from 0.75% to 3%, and the country is in the middle of a cost of living crisis. But what does a cost of living crisis mean and how did we get here? There have been four…

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Tourism graduate, Lilli Pullan

Tourism alum shares advice for securing a grad job with current students

The marketing team at VisitBrighton came to Elm House to speak to our tourism students about their marketing strategy and campaign activity.  Students welcomed Charlotte Barrow, Senior Marketing Executive at VisitBrighton, and Lilli Pullan, Marketing Officer at VisitBrighton and former International Tourism Management with Marketing BSc student. Lilli joined the VisitBrighton team over the summer,…

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Lyn Trapano

Former tourism student gives guest lecture on destination marketing organisations

Lyn Trapano, a former tourism student, visited our current cohort to talk about the purpose of destination marketing organisations. Lyn graduated from the University of Brighton in 2001 and now works as the Partnership and Visitor Services Manager at Visit Brighton. She came and spoke to our first-year International Tourism Management BSc students about statistics…

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Award winner Marina Novelli

Professor Marina Novelli wins award for contribution to sustainability in African tourism sector

Professor Marina Novelli has won a Changemaker Impact Award for her work to support innovation and sustainability in the African tourism sector. The University of Brighton professor received the Changemaker Impact Award at the Aviators Africa Conference and Tower (AACT) Awards in Johannesburg on 22 October, in recognition of her 20 years working in collaboration with…

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Richard Ager, barrister and co-founder of University of Brighton Legal Clinic, with two law students

University of Brighton Legal Clinic welcome event for new students, supervising lawyers and academics

Earlier this month our University of Brighton Legal Clinic hosted their welcome drinks for a new cohort of student volunteers, and the team of lawyers and academics who will be supporting them. The pro bono legal clinic provides our community with free legal advice from our Brighton Law School students, who gain qualifying work experience…

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