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Brighton Business School students dominate Santander Ideas Competition

A new online platform that helps researchers to plan, conduct and analyse research has scooped a £1,500 prize. The Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition was won by Robert Otim, a recent Product Design graduate. Robert’s idea ‘Pipette’ was developed while working in the data and analytics industry. In second place was our very own Brighton Business School student, Mathew Dixon…

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Lecturer encourages Sussex business exports

Dr Clifford Conway on behalf of University of Brighton’s Business School attended the Sussex International Trade Forum (SITF) with some of his fellow committee members Ana Christie Chief Executive, Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Lev Denker, Trade Advisor for Dept of International Trade. The role of the SITF committee is to plan and run events…

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Winning Business School students show Downing Street how we can use wasted food

Finalists in a University of Brighton ‘bright ideas’ contest visited 10 Downing Street to discuss student entrepreneurship. One explained his idea of turning the seven million tonnes of food thrown away each year into nutritious juices. The students met Government business advisor Jimmy McLoughlin on the invitation of Enterprise Nation, the business support tool available…

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Bright ideas can net cash rewards

A new baby changing bag, a global penfriend scheme and turning plastic waste into new consumer products are just some of the ideas vying for cash prizes. The competition, managed by the University of Brighton’s Enterprise team, within the Careers Service, aims to reward innovation and turn good ideas into reality. The first three winners…

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Inspiring students to step up to their greatness and live their dreams: Midgie Thompson

Keeping with the theme of International Women’s Day, we wanted to introduce another of our lecturers, Midgie Thompson. Midgie teaches on our Creativity in Business module, which is available as an optional module to all of our undergraduate students. Midgie is also a triathlete, preparing for her first half-ironman triathlon in July this year! On which…

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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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MBA students gain insights from founders

As part of our MBA International Strategy module we work with our local business partners to help students understand how successful entrepreneurs approach new market entry challenges. Recently, our Brighton MBA students visited two local companies, PVL and the Learning People. The group had dedicated time with the founders of both companies as well as a venture capital…

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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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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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