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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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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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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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Brighton University to lead British Council project on innovation and youth entrepreneurship in Africa

University of Brighton will partner with experts from the African continent to foster sustainable tourism entrepreneurship across Sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Marina Novelli will head an international team of academics and industry experts working on a project supported by the British Council’s Innovation for African Universities (IAU) Programme. The project aims to provide opportunities particularly for young…

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Our new home

We’re excited to announce that Elm House, the new home for the School of Business and Law, is complete and ready for the new academic year. As you can see from the images below it’s going to be an exciting place to study. You can learn more about the exciting developments on the Big Build…

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Brighton professor helps hone Airbnb proposal for UK short lets regulation system

Professor Marina Novelli has led research with Airbnb calling on the UK government to create a new regulation system for short-term lets operators. Professor Novelli – Professor of Tourism and International Development at Brighton Business School – undertook research in collaboration with Britain Thinks, underpinning a just-released Airbnb ‘whitepaper’ calling for a national registration system…

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Event Management students’ successful Chestnut Tree House fundraising event

As part of our International Event Management degree students take part in live client projects, allowing them to experience managing real events whilst supporting businesses in designing and/or promoting events. On Saturday 20 March, a group of our students organised and ran a successful fundraising event for Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, raising over £800. The…

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Subject explorer online event – 13 May

Join us to see what it is like to study accounting, finance, business, economics, marketing, tourism, events and law at university. Book your place now  Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students in the subject you are interested in. The event will have an…

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Life as an event professional at a London startup

How do you think it feels to be  living your life as an event professional at a London startup? Brighton graduate Felicity Cator has offered us a glimpse in to her world… “Don’t you just sit around drinking coffee and playing video games all day?” I was jokingly asked by a rather cynical family friend, when…

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