School of Business and Law

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Italian Ministry of Tourism advertisement

Student work: An Italian destination marketing campaign critique

The School of Business and Law’s Destination Marketing module is an optional module for a number of courses, including Marketing Management BSc(Hons) and International Business Management BSc(Hons). The module explores the ways in which destination marketing is about much more than simply the marketing of tourist destinations. It looks at how destinations differentiate themselves from…

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Silver Award 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework

Brighton uni secures national silver award for teaching excellence

We’ve been recognised for the quality of our teaching and student outcomes in a UK-wide evaluation of higher education institutions. The university has secured a silver award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). This award confirms that the student experience and student outcomes across all of the university’s undergraduate provision, including apprenticeships, are “typically…

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Toni Hilton, Dean of the School of Business and Law

Celebrating the School of Business and Law Awards for Excellence 2023

The School of Business and Law hosted our annual Awards for Excellence on Friday 21 July 2023 at the Sallis Benney Theatre, at our city campus. The event was a celebration of academic achievements and excellence among our graduating students, with awards recognising their dedication and hard work. Our 2023 sponsored award winners The Bright…

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Three summer school students smiling in their graduation gowns

Business and law summer school success

We welcomed 20 students on campus earlier this month to attend a three-day business and law summer school. Our summer school is a chance for year 12 students to take part in a free project-based university experience. Students get a taste of what to expect if they choose to come to uni, as well as…

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Students in a lecture

Guest lecture and research exchange with leading critical event scholar

The Tourism, Hospitality, and Events Research Excellence Group welcomed Professor David McGillivray from the University of West Scotland to conduct a guest lecture and research exchange on critical event studies. Professor McGillivray is a leading scholar in the field, with extensive expertise in critical event studies. He is the co-editor of the Routledge Critical Event…

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Emma Thurlow, Business and Sales Manager at the Brighton Centre

Guest lecture on business tourism and events in Brighton

Business and Sales Manager at the Brighton Centre, Emma Thurlow, visited Elm House to speak to our postgraduate tourism and events students. She spoke to master’s students on our Globalisation, Society and Culture module about the value of business tourism and events to Brighton’s economy. The Brighton Centre is the oldest purpose-built convention centre in…

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Welcome talk panel

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. Students were joined by Jamie…

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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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Crown Office Row, Brighton award winners group photo

Celebrating our class of 2022 graduates

On Tuesday 26 July we celebrated our School of Business and Law class of 2022 graduates. Their graduation ceremony was held at the Brighton Centre, opposite the iconic West Pier on the seafront. We then welcomed our graduates to continue the celebrations with us at the Old Ship Hotel. Here we held our Awards for…

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