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Dr Surbhi Sengal

New role championing local businesses for senior lecturer

Senior lecturer Dr Surbhi Sehgal has been appointed as the new course leader for our MBA course and Senior Leader Apprenticeship. Surbhi is also a new expert speaker on the Help to Grow: Management programme, and is looking forward to engaging with professionals who wish to advance their career or grow their business. Successfully completing…

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Project support for local organisations from our students

Are you a local business or community group looking for support on a project? Our students could provide just the support you’re looking for. Every year, School of Business and Law students on our Developing Professional Practice in Business module take part in local projects around Brighton & Hove. A team of students could help…

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Brighton Law School team on the charity walk

Brighton Law School raise money for legal organisations supporting the local community

On Wednesday 13 September, lecturers from Brighton Law School joined more than 100 members of the local legal community in taking part in the annual Brighton Legal Walk. Jack Thompson, Kate Hunter, Isilay Taban, Laura Walker and Jo Smith walked 10km around Brighton with judges, lawyers and members of legal advice organisations to raise money…

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Staff nomination at the Times Higher Education Awards 2022

Employability: Preparing learners for practice Lyvia Royd-Taylor, Principal Lecturer in Marketing, was nominated for the Most Innovative Teacher of the Year award at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2022. The awards attract hundreds of nominations each year across 20 different categories and are considered among the most prestigious awards in the sector. Lyvia’s THE award…

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Marketing students’ community drug campaign

In 2020 a team of Marketing Management BSc students worked with Sussex Police on a community drug campaign called ‘What’s In Your Pocket’. Making a positive impact The campaign highlighted the issues of child exploitation, debt bonding, abuse and coercion that are part of the recreational drug supply chain. Inspector Steve Hill, who was the…

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Module insight: Developing Practical Professional Knowledge

The Developing Practical Professional Knowledge module on our integrated foundation year is all about responsible enterprise. This module supports your professional development by highlighting the practical professional knowledge and understanding needed to succeed in today’s ever-changing world of work. You’ll be exposed to a range of contemporary issues, such as the climate emergency and gender…

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Module insight: Justice and Practice – Community Legal Clinic

The Justice and Practice – Community Legal Clinic module gives you the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the world of a legal practitioner by working in our pro bono legal clinic. This module begins with intensive workshops to build your skills and knowledge of relevant areas of the law. You’ll then apply these skills…

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Module insight: Human Rights and Business

Our Human Rights and Business module (LW516) provides learners with the opportunity to develop a socio-legal awareness of the human rights impact, violations and risks that arise from business conduct. It also develops an understanding of the way in which international human rights law, including the United Nations (UN) guiding principles on business and human…

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Module insight: Cultural Insights for International Business

Our Cultural Insights for International Business module gives you the opportunity to expand a stand-alone medium sized company/organisation in the UK, from different business sectors, internationally. You’ll propose the feasibility of strategically expanding to another country – the company could be public, private or not-for-profit. You’ll dive in to the company’s published accounts and internal…

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Module insight: International Business Project

Our International Business Project module develops necessary skills in international business. You’ll use project software and information technology, as well as project management skills, to create an international communications/promotional plan. You’ll develop an understanding of culture, market dynamics, financial structures, human resources, and how to reach potential international customers. This module is underpinned by quantitative…

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