School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

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New trading room

The University of Brighton is investing in a brand new financial trading room. Opening in September 2015, the revamped facilities will use state-of-the-art commercial software to help finance students build real-world skills and conduct important research. Streaming up-to-the-minute data from Thomson-Reuters Eikon, the new trading room allows students to apply what they learn to real events…

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Working with industry

Logistics and Supply Chain MSc students have the opportunity to gain practical experience of working with industry via a consulting assignment or work experience. Assessment through a consulting assignment You will have the option to take a live consulting assignment. Students have recently undertaken consulting projects for The Body Shop and Edwards Vacuum, a global…

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Partnerships with Professional Bodies

Professional bodies and play an important part in study at the University of Brighton. Many of our courses are accredited and we invite influential figures to talk to students about current issues. Our Logistics and Supply Change Management MSc is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation…

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Logistics MSc field trips

We believe that field trips make a major contribution to student learning, and our Logistics and Supply Chain MSc students have been taking full advantage of industrial visits to develop their understanding of the concepts covered in the course. Recent visits include a trip to Jaguar Cars in Birmingham, where students went on a tour of the plant and had…

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Guest speakers from the retail industry

Guest speakers play an important part in study at the University of Brighton and we invite many influential figures from the retail industry to talk on themes such as: Life as a Retail Buyer (Mothercare fashion buyer) The Commercial Dynamics of Operating a Shopping Centre (former director of Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays Outlet Centre) How the…

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Rewarding outstanding teaching

The 2015 Brighton Students’ Union’s (BSU) Excellence Awards saw Business School staff being awarded for outstanding contributions to the student experience. The Excellence Awards are the only awards at the University of Brighton that are student led, from nominations to judging. They highlight the efforts of staff who students felt had made the most positive…

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Introducing the industrial placement team

It has been even busier than usual over the past two weeks in Brighton Business School’s Industrial Placement office. On top of the many visitors and enquiries the office usually receives, students, staff and alumni have been popping by to see one team member in particular. Virginia Goodwill, Industrial Placements Officer, has worked at Brighton…

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When Humans Become Migrants

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour is a Professor of Law and Anthropology at the University of Brighton’s Business School. She was born and grew up in Belgium where she first studied law before moving to England to study Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Marie has long been concerned with studying and advocating for migrants’ rights, an…

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2015 Enterprise Competition Is Open

Do you have an idea for an entrepreneurial business, or have you started an entrepreneurial business and would like to win £2250? The Enterprise Competition is open to all University of Brighton students and alumni, individuals and teams and there are three categories: The most innovative product award – for the most innovative idea for…

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Retail students inspired by field trips

Retail Management MSc students have the opportunity to go on field trips throughout their course. It deepens their understanding and brings the subject to life. During November, as part of their module on Consumer Psychology and the Customer Experience, our students went to the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre to explore the layout, as well as the…

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