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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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winning poster design - The price of Oranguatans Lives

Making friends and learning about CSR through the BBS Annual Poster Competition

First-year students recently took part in our annual BBS Poster Competition. The aim of the competition is to get students working together to create a presentation and poster on a theme within their first-semester topic, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Our 2017 poster competition invited submissions from all students from business management and marketing courses, with…

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Evelin Tamm

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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Sue Greener

Breeding sheep and encouraging students to debate current business trends: Sue Greener

Meet Dr Sue Greener, a published author, sheep breeder and one of our part-time Principal Lecturers supervising final-year undergraduate business and doctoral students with their project work. On which programmes and modules do you teach? I teach on the Joint Honours Programme in Hastings. I am the Business strand leader for students remaining in study…

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Tapiwa Moffatt

New partnership with Management Training Specialists

Each year we hold two prize-giving events to recognise the achievements of our students. These events are sponsored by local and national businesses. We caught up with Sean McPheat, Managing Director of one of our most recent sponsors, management training specialists, MTD Training. “MTD Training are absolutely delighted to be starting an on-going relationship with Brighton…

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Brighton’s top in UK for entrepreneurship thanks to our MBAs!

The office broking service Instant Offices analysed data from Companies House for its survey and compared it against population estimates and business growth to determine which UK cities are the most entrepreneurial. Placing Brighton and Hove first, it said: “Brighton has clinched top spot, with its strong creative industry. There’s definitely something in the air and the…

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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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Volunteering at the Chinese Educational Development Project

All of our Business Top-up students have the opportunity to volunteer as part of their course. Yiting Hu, Business Top-Up BSc(Hons) student, volunteered to help the Chinese Educational Development Project in Brighton. Yiting tells us about her experiences volunteering. The Chinese Educational Development Project- CEDP was established in 2000, which is aim to support Chinese community of…

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Brighton students in University Business Challenge semi-final

The University Business Challenge (UBC) is a country-wide competition where teams are tested on their understanding of business operations, making interactive decisions for a company in an attempt to be the most profitable team. The competition started back in October, where I and two other course mates formed our group. We decided to take part…

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William Hulls on learning the practical skills of business

William Hulls graduated from Brighton Business School in 2011 with a degree in Business Management with Marketing. He was then able to get a position on a prestigious graduate scheme and has since gone from strength to strength within that company. “I am proud to be a Brighton business student, not only because It was…

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