Mental health and connecting with your local natural environment

By Polly Wyatt
Business School Green Impact team member

Here at the Business School, we are initiating a conversation concerning local wildlife and wellbeing: Providing tips on how to connect with nature, how to enhance nature, and how to enjoy wildlife both individually and collectively.  

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Looking at nature through lockdown eyes

This month, Polly Wyatt from our Green Impact campaign team considers how we can connect with our natural environment in challenging times.  

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Responsible Business and Management: Business School students win PRME competition

Two Business School post-graduate students have won prizes in the PRME Chapter UK and Ireland fourth annual Responsible Business and Management Writing Competition 2020.  

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Posted in Business School life, Celebrating Success, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU)

10 top tips for getting the most out of your clothing

Business School Green Impact team member, Claire Tymoshyshyn, shares her top tips for making the most of your existing clothing, how you can take your clothes even further, and how to help reduce your wastefulness in one of the world’s largest polluting industries: fashion.

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#whomademyclothes? A Fashion Revolution initiative

By Claire Tymoshyshn
Business School Green Impact team member

During April, the Business School Green Impact Team are focusing on Waste and Recycling. As this week is Fashion Revolution week, and we all buy and wear clothes, I thought it would be helpful to explain how to get involved in this great way to reduce your waste and increase your recycling activity!

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5 top tips for managing your study time

By Lena Hoedl
BSc Marketing and Management (with a professional placement year)

I am sure a lot of you can relate when I say that 24 hours a day are sometimes not enough to get all the things done we have on our to-do-lists. Going to lectures and seminars, keeping on top of notes, working on assignments, and studying for test and exams can be a lot to handle at once. However, there are some tips and tricks for making most of your time and making university life a little bit more stress-free.

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Posted in Business School life, Placement, Strategy and Marketing

The importance of saving water

By Yvonne Barnes
Business School Green Impact team member

Water is essential for human life. It accounts for 50-70% of our body weight and is crucial for most bodily functions. With the current changing climate and extreme weather we have been experiencing, water supply is becoming increasingly unpredictable.

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Saving energy: Unplug Monday at the Business School

By Amy Fraser
Business School Green Impact team member

Unplug, turn-off, save energy

For one hour every Monday from 4pm until 5pm, we are asking you to unplug and turn off any non-essential electronic devices and lights in order to reduce our energy consumption in the Business School.

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Supporting our future leaders: Soft skills are the key to accounting success

L-R: Makailla McConnell, Sahamdeen Nuhu, Angela Gao, Rajia Begum, Alice McTaggart

Polish your networking and communication skills if you want to get ahead was the main message to Business School students attending a leadership event hosted by CPA Australia, the Australian professional accounting body, last autumn term.

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Posted in Accounting and Finance, Business School life, Study trips

A helping hand in the local community – get involved in volunteering

Business School Professional Services staff volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Brighton, helping to prepare decorations for their 30th birthday celebrations.

By Amy Collyer
Business School Green Impact team member

Volunteering is a wonderful way to get involved with interests and issues that matter to you, by supporting local community groups, charities and non-profit organisations, whilst learning and developing new skills, meeting like-minded people, and opening doors to further opportunities.

Fellow Business School students and staff share their experiences of volunteering and its benefits:

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Posted in Business School life, Green Impact, Volunteering