School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

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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Véronique Boulocher-Passet (University of Brighton’s Business School), Sabine Ruaud (Edhec Business School), and Marie-Catherine Mars (Edhec Business School) receiving their award for Wikicells.

Writing winning case studies

Congratulations to Véronique Boulocher-Passet for another successful AFM/CCMP Case Writing Competition. Véronique Boulocher-Passet is a Marketing lecturer on our MBA and Masters courses. In 2016, Véronique’s case study “Wikicells” was awarded Best Educational Case Study by the Association Française de Marketing (AFM) and Centrale des Cases et Medias Pedagogiques (CCMP). Following on from last year’s…

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Campaigns can cut drunken advances

Research by the University of Brighton has shown than publicity campaigns can help combat alcohol-fueled sexual contact. Dr Matthew Wood, our lectures on our Social Marketing PGCert, teamed up with Professor Paurav Shukla from Essex Business School to evaluate a campaign by the alcohol education charity Drinkaware. The charity decided to tackle what is a growing…

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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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Students at Jellyfish's offices

Emerging themes (and how to get recruited) in the digital industry

On 15 June, twenty Brighton Business School students studying our Marketing and Business degrees attended an Open Day at the Jellyfish Digital Marketing Agency’s office in Brighton. The visit was the latest event in the ongoing relationship being developed by the Business School with Jellyfish that is enabling students to gain insight from one of The…

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The digital transformation of online shopping

Our digital marketing module lecturer, Asher Rospigliosi, was recently interviewed for BBC’s programme ‘Invented in…’. The BBC have been touring the country profiling everyday inventions and how they have evolved the way in which we live. On 23 June, Dr Shini Somara, took BBC One viewers through a journey throughout the South East, from Logie Baird’s…

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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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Digital Marketing Analysis: A student’s blog on fashion retail giants capturing millennials

This time of year is when I have the pleasure of reading and marking blog posts by students who are studying Digital Marketing (an optional module in their final year). As part of this module students are required to create their own blog analyzing how digital technology is transforming marketing. They have a lot of…

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