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Inspiring journeys to work

Joel Sampson on embracing new cultures and experiences and challenging the status quo

Joel graduated in 2012 with a degree in International Business from the University of Brighton Business School. Now Joel is enjoying a career as a Program Manager for STG Aerospace. “I am proud to be a Brighton Business School Graduate because

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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Oliver Watson on teamwork and going the extra mile

Oliver Watson graduated from Brighton Business School in 2016 with a degree in Business Management with Economics. “I’m proud to be a Brighton Business School graduate because of the support system that the school offers. Final year was tough, and at times I thought that I may not graduate at all. But, with the encouraging…

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Barker Talent – How to get the Job you want

As part of the Business School’s Career Planning Agreement, which is embedded into every undergraduate course, we carry out various events to support students who wish to take up a placement. On 28 February, Sarah Barker, from Barker Talent advised our second-year Finance and Investment BSc students on how to get the job they want.

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Ruta Kackauskaite on developing confidence both personally and professionally

Ruta Kackauskaite graduated from Brighton Business School in 2010 with a degree in Business Studies. After graduation, Ruta started working for American Express as a Project Analyst. “Ever since entering Business Studies course back in 2006 I have realised that my life as I know it is about to change. I have learned how to…

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge 2017

The annual OSTC Trading Challenge provides a unique opportunity for our finance students to trade, in a virtual environment, through futures derivatives in a number of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The prices, the news, the winning and the losing are real; the positions, profits and losses are imaginary. The Trading Challenge teaches students…

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Robin Pickering on Rolls Royce and the placements office

Robin Pickering graduated from Brighton Business School with a degree in Business Studies in 2013 after completing a years placement with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. “I am so proud to be a Brighton University graduate because with the first class education I received, and overwhelming support I had from the placements office, I am now enjoying…

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Stephanie Barkway on being a successful manager and putting it into practice

Stephanie Barkway graduated from Brighton Business School in 2014 with a degree in Business Management and is now working for an Asset Management company in London as a Development and Marketing Manager. “There are so many reasons why I am proud to be a University of Brighton Business School student but it is mainly because…

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Computercentre run mock assessment centre for students

On 18 January, Computacentre ran a mock assessment centre for Business School students to help them understand recruitment processes for placements.

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