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Inspiring journeys to work

Guest talk today from co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of SkinNinja

At 1pm today we are welcoming alumni, Charlotte Morris, who will be speaking to our students about how her degree set the foundations for her career. Charlotte graduated from the BA(Hons) Retail Marketing degree programme (Eastbourne Campus) in 2006 and over the last 12 years has held a number of senior marketing roles including Direct…

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Black and in Business

After their parents were quick to dispel their idea of becoming professional athletes, Marvin Okai and Denzil Lawrence chose to focus their attention on becoming Accountants. Whilst studying at Accounting and Finance at Brighton, they developed their blog, Black and In Business, to document their journey to becoming Chartered Accountants. Now graduated, they are continuing…

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Graduate’s Money Business

The Mayor of Worthing Cllr Alex Harman cut the ribbon on a new foreign exchange shop launched by a University of Brighton graduate. Mohammad Golam Hossain, an international student, said the launch wouldn’t have been possible with support from the university: “I could not start a business in the UK without the university because of…

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Improving students’ employability with Knill James Accountants

As a Business School we believe it’s vital to work closely with organisations to help improve students’ employability. Each year we hold two annual awards ceremonies, sponsored by a number of our business partners, the summer Prizegiving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony. We met with one of our sponsors from our Excellence Awards event this…

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Students can now trade on world markets

The new software has been sponsored by OSTC, a world leading proprietary trading company, and was organised by OSTC’s Brighton Office Managing Director Sam Baker, a University of Brighton graduate. Students can now trade in all major asset classes including commodities including cocoa, sugar coffee, and in energies, currencies and interest rates. Sam, who graduated in 2003…

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What happens if you get a 2:2?

What happens if you get a 2:2? According to graduate Rob Bishop, you get a lot of companies interested in you! We’ve been catching up with our recent graduates to help new and returning students get a sense of what they can do with their degrees. Periodically we’ll be sharing the stories of graduates and how…

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Don’t panic and find just any job!

We’re catching up with our alumni to find out how their time at Brighton is helping them in their careers. We caught up with Bobbi Simmonds, who studied our four-year Business Management with Marketing BSc(Hons) and is now a Sales and Retail Intern at NBCUniversal Media. Can you give our students three tips for finding…

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How to improve the buying experience for your customers?

  A bad buying experience can cost your organisation in a big way! We’ve all had the experience of trying to buy a product but abandoning the purchase out of frustration! I don’t have a figure for the UK, but in the US, poor customer experiences result in an estimated $80 billion loss by US…

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Tania Davies on joining through Clearing and making lifelong friends

Tania Davies successfully graduated in 2016 with a degree in Business Management with Economics, after joining the University through clearing after a sudden change of heart “I am proud to be a Brighton Business Graduate because without the support of the Brighton Business School I would never have secured a position at one of the…

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Tania Murphy on soft skills and industrial placements

Tania Murphy graduated from Brighton Business School with a BA in Business Studies in 2009. She explains how this experience led her to her current role as a Credit Analyst for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Being a Brighton Business School graduate has been the biggest professional blessing in my career. The curriculum and…

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