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Working in finance – my placement year experience

Sam Jons – Final year, BSc Accounting & Finance (with a professional placement year) A placement year gives you the opportunity to gain practical experience in topics you learn on your course, with exposure to real-life business challenges, and an

Posted in Accounting and Finance, Business School life, Placement

British Council Global Alumni Award winner Réjane Woodroffe meets our students

Alumni award winner and Business School alumna Réjane Woodroffe (MSc Development Economics 2005) returns to campus to meet students. Réjane’s former tutor Julie Litchfield tells us more about her achievements after graduating Sussex.

Posted in Business School life, Economics, Events

An insight into the festival of Diwali

My name is Jimeet Romen Shah, I am currently in my second year studying Business and Management Studies (with a professional placement). Diwali, short for Deepavali, is one of the most popular celebrations in India. It is a closely followed

Posted in Business School life, Societies

18th Century accounting provides students with historical insight

Makailla McConnell, Teaching Fellow in Accounting introduces Business School masters students to financial archives at The Keep. Students from the new MSc Accounting and Finance and existing MSc International Accounting and Corporate Governance courses recently attended a learning session at

Posted in Accounting and Finance, Study trips

My experience as an international student parent

By Rika Safrina Many people expressed their doubt when they knew I was going to study a Masters Degree abroad with my 4 year old child. Studying at postgraduate level is already hard enough, let alone being in a faraway

Posted in Business School life

LUISS Business School MBA International Week in Rome

By Elizabeth Vieira The LUISS Business School MBA International week in Rome consisted of a diverse student group from all over the world, and it was an extremely valuable experience. Upon arrival, we began working on a real-life business case for

Posted in MBA, Study trips

Student internship at TIME, KL: Blog 11

By Amie Bye Time.com Berhad Malaysia for now: Educational, Enjoyable and Beneficial Internship program As we approached the end of our internship with TIME, we had the opportunity to even further experience the customer service sector of the business. On

Posted in Internship, Study trips

10 things I wish I knew before joining the Business School

By Alicia Briedis and Andrew Donald As students in the Business School, for the last two years we’ve learnt a fair amount about how to make the most of your time here. When first joining university, it can be hard

Posted in Business School life

MBA Madrid study trip reflection

By Alinery Lalngilneii Lianhlawng Sussex MBA students took a four-day study trip to Madrid in March 2018 to learn more about management in government, business and research and to meet with Sussex Alumni based in the city. The Madrid trip allowed

Posted in Study trips

My study abroad experience

by Evelin Potocnik, University of Arkansas, US Without the Erasmus grant I wouldn’t have even thought about going abroad to the USA because I knew that the costs are very high. I wanted the experience but I didn’t want to

Posted in Study abroad

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