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

MJ Tuttle at Brandwatch

From placement year to permanent position for marketing student MJ

International postgraduate student MJ recently completed our Marketing (Branding and Communications) MSc. As part of her master’s degree, she completed a 12-month placement year at Brandwatch, working as a marketing intern on the Growth Marketing Team. We caught up with MJ to find out more about her placement and what she got up to in her year…

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Hikari Okamoto in the Olympic stadium

University of Brighton student completes internship at Toyko Olympic and Paralympic Games

Hikari Okamoto from Japan is studying Sport Management BSc(Hons) at the University of Brighton after progressing from a Foundation in Business, Tourism and Social Sciences from UBIC. This year he has completed an internship with the Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) as a Liaison Officer during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.  The International Olympic Committee established the Olympic…

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Joseph Omar

My placement at IBM has been a gamechanger

Joseph Omar, a Mathematics BSc(Hons) student, did a 12-month placement with IBM as a Business Operations Analyst. In February 2020, he talked to us about the experience and about his time at the University of Brighton. Thanks to my placement, I feel more ready for the real world now… You develop a lot as a…

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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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