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Q&A: what is the Tier 1 UK visa Roman Abramovich is trying to renew and why might it be delayed?

Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Roman Abramovich, the wealthy Russian owner of Chelsea Football Club, is awaiting a new UK visa after reports that his application to renew his previous one, which expired, has been delayed. Current high diplomatic tensions between Russia and the UK have led to speculation about the reasons for the delay….

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A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime.

Paragraph 322(5): what the Home Office uses to refuse highly skilled migrants leave to remain in Britain

Jo Wilding is a PhD student, A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime. Global Justice Now/flickr, CC BY   Amid the many recent criticisms of the British Home Office have come reports that “at least 1,000 highly skilled migrants” have been refused indefinite leave to remain in the UK. They…

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Rebecca Railton

Life after graduating with a Law LLB – Rebecca Railton

Rebecca Railton graduated with Law with Business LLB(Hons) in 2015. Rebecca’s now working as an Airport IT Contract Manager for Amadeus IT Group, based in Madrid. We asked Rebecca to tell us how she got her role and pass on any tips to current students. “In 2015 I graduated from Brighton University in LLB Law…

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Tales from the cutting edge of online retail marketing

To help celebrate International Women’s Day our Business Management, Marketing Management and Law students were invited to hear from Business graduate, Zoe Ashford. Zoe graduated from Brighton Business School in 2003 and has since gained over 12 years’ experience from senior digital marketing positions within the Arcadia Group, Debenhams, John Lewis and more recently as…

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Women of impact

Women of Impact: Dr Claire-Michelle Smyth

To mark International Woman’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web features demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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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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Public Law students visit to Parliament and the Supreme Court

On Tuesday 27 February, Sara Birch and Lucy Jones travelled to London with some of their first year Public Law students to visit Parliament and the Supreme Court. We had been invited to go on guided tours of the House of Commons and the House of Lords by Lord Bassam (a Brighton resident) formally the Deputy…

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A woman at Yarl’s Wood detention centre in 2015. via shutterstock.com

Revealed: legal advice for asylum seekers disappearing due to legal aid cuts

A woman at Yarl’s Wood detention centre in 2015. via shutterstock.com Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Ever since changes were introduced in 2013 to the way legal aid works in England and Wales, campaigners, judges and politicians have been telling the government that many people are now unable to access legal advice and representation. In…

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Shanana Choudhury

Studying Law at Brighton

We recently caught up with two of our Law graduates, and we wanted to share their thoughts on graduating in Law at Brighton. Ryan Naidoo, Law with Business LLB(Hons) “So grateful to have graduated from the University of Brighton with a First Class LLB (Hons) Law with Business degree. “I would like to extend my…

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David Daniell, Commercial Lawyer

Commercial law in a technology company

As part of our continued emphasis on merging the academic and professional worlds, we regularly welcome a number of external guest lecturers. We firmly believe that hearing new voices from outside the university provides students with different points of view, as well as an important introduction to roles which our students are working towards. Recently our…

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