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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge 2018

For the second year in a row, Brighton brought the OSTC Trading Challenge cup home. OTSC, a global trading company, have drafted us this article about the competition. Congratulations to Finance and Investment BSc(Hons) student Diego, who was the top trader, winning a week’s work experience at OSTC. Well done to everyone from the University of Brighton…

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Inspiring students to step up to their greatness and live their dreams: Midgie Thompson

Keeping with the theme of International Women’s Day, we wanted to introduce another of our lecturers, Midgie Thompson. Midgie teaches on our Creativity in Business module, which is available as an optional module to all of our undergraduate students. Midgie is also a triathlete, preparing for her first half-ironman triathlon in July this year! On which…

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How to shop smarter this Christmas – tips from our innovation expert

Shutterstock Paul Levy, University of Brighton Record smartphone sales on Black Friday suggest this Christmas is set to be another festival of innovative gadgets for consumers worldwide. Christmas stockings will be overflowing with phones, tablets, laptops, VR headsets, digital assistants, robots, drones and a lot more. But innovation doesn’t just have to be in the…

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Black and in Business

After their parents were quick to dispel their idea of becoming professional athletes, Marvin Okai and Denzil Lawrence chose to focus their attention on becoming Accountants. Whilst studying at Accounting and Finance at Brighton, they developed their blog, Black and In Business, to document their journey to becoming Chartered Accountants. Now graduated, they are continuing…

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Improving students’ employability with Knill James Accountants

As a Business School we believe it’s vital to work closely with organisations to help improve students’ employability. Each year we hold two annual awards ceremonies, sponsored by a number of our business partners, the summer Prizegiving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony. We met with one of our sponsors from our Excellence Awards event this…

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Students can now trade on world markets

The new software has been sponsored by OSTC, a world leading proprietary trading company, and was organised by OSTC’s Brighton Office Managing Director Sam Baker, a University of Brighton graduate. Students can now trade in all major asset classes including commodities including cocoa, sugar coffee, and in energies, currencies and interest rates. Sam, who graduated in 2003…

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Clearing Information Days 2017

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results today! If your exams have gone differently from the way you expected, or you have had a change of heart about the course you want to do then Clearing can be a great way to start that journey. Our Clearing hotline is open. Call us on 01273 644000 Full…

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Making the grade: top tips from lecturers on exam revision

Our Student Support Guidance Tutor team have spoken to several lecturers to get their top tips on how to revise for your exams.   Revision/Exam Preparation  After each session, ask at least one question about the material you’ve covered and answer at least one question (this is best done in pairs or groups)”. Maths lecturer,…

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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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