International Office Blog

News and information from the International Office at the University of Brighton

Sahar Tobin

Alumni stories: “Dream big, dream far, and do the work that no one wants to do.”

In July 2020, Sahar Tobir, Legal Counsel/Data Protection Officer at APSIS International AB, described her journey from a Law LLB(Hons) student at Brighton Business School to law professional and gives advice to current students on how to move forward in a positive way, despite the uncertain times. “Dear current students and future alumni, I am Sahar, Brighton…

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Roslan Abdullah

Brighton graduate appointed car giant’s vice president

The Malaysia car company Proton has appointed a University of Brighton Business School graduate as its new Vice President of sales and marketing. Roslan Abdullah, who was awarded a BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance in 1992, has also been named Chief Executive Officer of Proton Edar, Proton’s wholly owned subsidiary responsible for the distribution of Proton cars…

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Gemma Batchelor

What is it like to study a Masters in Education at Brighton?

In February 2020, recent graduate Gemma Batchelor spoke to us about her journey studying on our Education MA course.   “My Masters in Education journey started when I was working full-time as a reception teacher during a school meeting. The topic focused on sharing ‘best practice’ in supporting ‘disadvantaged’ children in the classroom, an area…

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Brighton fashion

Graduate Yen Wong picked to show at London fashion Week

In February 2020, womenswear designer Yen who had recently graduated from Fashion Design with Business Studies BA(Hons) was chosen by Graduate Fashion Week Presents to show her 2020 Spring/Summer collection at the major international fashion showcase which took place 14-16 February.   Originally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Yen’s practice draws inspiration from her love of…

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Daisy Kyle

My placement in LA has been life-changing

Daisy Kyle, a Building Surveying BSc(Hons) student, has secured a job thanks to her placement in Los Angeles. In January 2020, she talked about the experience and about her time at the University of Brighton. Thanks to my placement, I now have a graduate job… My year’s placement in Los Angeles working for Alan and…

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