School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

Catching up with graduates at the Careers Fair

This year’s Careers Fair was a chance to meet potential future employers and find out about different career paths. There were over 100 businesses and organisations at the event! Not only were employers and recruitment teams there, but some of our graduates came back to visit us too. Luke Miles, who now works at Toyota,…

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Business courses now accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing

The University of Brighton’s business courses have successfully gained Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accreditation meaning they have met high standards in teaching and learning. Graduates will be exempt from units counting towards CIM professional qualifications. The CIM is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and…

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OSTC opens its doors to Finance and Investment BSc students

Finance and Investment BSc students have been enjoying a taste of what it is like to work on a fast-paced trading floor. The students were taking part in an open week held in the Brighton office of the financial trading company OSTC. The event was designed to showcase derivatives trading as a career option, while allowing students…

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Law students mooting their way to success

Congratulations to final-year Law with Business BSc(Hons) students George Stead and Callum Kirk who defeated Reading University in the semi-final round of the OUP National Mooting Competition. They are now through to the final four pairs in the country. Mooting competitions offer law students the opportunity to practise their oral and written skills. Students argue both…

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Brighton Business School Law Network launch

We were delighted to see more than 70 alumni, current students, business people and staff gather for the launch of the Brighton Business School Law Network on 20 March at Mithras House. Professor Aidan Berry, dean for Brighton Business School, welcomed attendees who included judges, lawyers and business experts, before handing over to the evening’s…

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge

The OSTC Trading Challenge provides a unique opportunity to trade, in a virtual environment, through futures derivatives in a number of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The prices, the news, the winning and the losing are real; the positions, profits and losses are imaginary. The Trading Challenge teaches students to make decisions under pressure,…

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Business School lecturer wins inaugural award for social marketing paper

The Business School is proud to announce that one of our principal lecturers, Matthew Wood has won an award from the Australian Association of Social Marketing (AASM) for an article published in the Journal of Social Marketing. The committee deemed Matt’s article, Marketing Social Marketing to have had the most impact on the discipline of social marketing….

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Guest Lecture: The Role of PR in Search Marketing

This week, students taking the Digital Marketing module attended a guest lecture delivered by Simone Stevens and Stephen Baker from Propellernet. Simone and Stephen discussed why earned links and social shares are important, and the differences between traditional PR and digital PR. They shared some practical examples of ‘push’ tactics (proactively building links one-by-one) and ‘pull’…

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University of Brighton secures €5m for youth unemployment study

The Business School is proud to announce that the university has been chosen to lead a new Europe-wide research project exploring ways to overcome youth unemployment. The STYLE project (Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Employment) involves 25 research partners and over 60 stakeholder organisations from across Europe, including the European Youth Forum who represent…

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Stand Out from the Crowd – Law Careers Question Time

‘Stand Out from the Crowd – Law Careers Question Time’ was an opportunity for law students to learn more about their profession. The event followed the same format as BBC Question Time, with students putting their questions to the panel of legal professionals. It took place in December 2013 and was chaired by Zoe Swan,…

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