School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

David Williamson

Network, network, network – top tips from our alumni

We recently spoke with David Williamson, who graduated from Brighton in 2009 in Business Studies with Marketing. David is now working as an Account Manager looking after Capital Markets for network provider, Colt Technology Services. How did you get your job? “After graduating at the University, I joined a small brokerage in Mayfair and worked…

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Tales from the cutting edge of online retail marketing

To help celebrate International Women’s Day our Business Management, Marketing Management and Law students were invited to hear from Business graduate, Zoe Ashford. Zoe graduated from Brighton Business School in 2003 and has since gained over 12 years’ experience from senior digital marketing positions within the Arcadia Group, Debenhams, John Lewis and more recently as…

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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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David Daniell, Commercial Lawyer

Commercial law in a technology company

As part of our continued emphasis on merging the academic and professional worlds, we regularly welcome a number of external guest lecturers. We firmly believe that hearing new voices from outside the university provides students with different points of view, as well as an important introduction to roles which our students are working towards. Recently our…

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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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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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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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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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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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