Demet’s story: “Because my tutors believed in me, I believed in myself.”

Demet Kuşman is a Marketing and Management BSc student, Digital Activation Intern at Armani Beauty, L’Oréal, and food blogger at @turkishgirlinthekitchen. She shares how the support she received from the Business School’s Placements team and her tutors gave her the confidence to apply for – and secure – a role at her number one organisation.

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Alexander’s story: “If you’d spoken to me two years ago, I wouldn’t have thought I’d be where I am now.”

Alexander Little is a University of Sussex Business School alum, Manager in Risk Advisory at Deloitte, and British Army Reservist. He talks about how the Sussex MBA helped him stand out and build invaluable connections – leading to him securing his dream role.

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Posted in MBA

Aritra’s story: “I see my Masters degree as a bridge to my future plans.”

Aritra Das is a Project and Innovation Management MSc (now Project Management MSc) student, Course Representative and Postgraduate Ambassador. He talks about finding direction through his course, getting inspired by our experts, and his plans to cook up a storm in the consultancy world.

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Posted in Business School life, Management

5 top tips: Creating a productive study environment

Business School students Nicole Liew (Finance and Business BSc) and Basak Buyukkosker (Finance and Management MSc) share their top tips for improving the effectiveness of your studies through your study space.

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Landa’s story: “Individuality, in a world which makes conformity a norm, is the ultimate prize.”

Landa Mabenge is a Sussex Chevening scholar, MA Gender Studies student and entrepreneur. We were delighted to have him join the Business School as Events and Communications Coordinator for a term this year. His consultancy educates and creates awareness on transgender and gender diverse identities, and works with organisations to develop and implement diversity policies. He talks to us about life as an international student, what it takes to be a leader, and why studying at Sussex was a childhood dream.

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Posted in Business School life

What does it take to be a magistrate? Sussex MBA alumni serving in the community

Magistrates are volunteers who hear cases in courts in their community. They can hear cases in the criminal court, the family court, or both. A Business School MBA alumna tells us about her experience as a magistrate. (The author has requested to remain anonymous.)

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Posted in MBA

Experiential Learning Through Management Simulations

Digital learning provider, Edumundo, recently hosted a webinar on student engagement with an emphasis on experiential learning through management simulations – a type of business game where teams of students manage their own fictional companies and compete to gain market share.

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Posted in Teaching and learning

The age of change: Boosting your employability with the Finance and Technology (FinTech) BSc

Ali Eshaghi, President of the Banking and FinTech Society and second year Finance and Technology (FinTech) BSc student, speaks about his experience on the course — and an internship which led to being featured in the Financial Times. 

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Posted in Accounting and Finance

Stepping into a graduate career with true Sussex spirit

Business School alumna Suzie Eastman (BA Economics 2020)

Business School alumna Suzie Eastman (BA Economics 2020) talks about how her formative role on the Student Connector Programme and taking part in the Spirit of Sussex Award helped launch her new career with HSBC as a Data Analyst.  

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Posted in Business School life, Economics

Calling all undergraduate finalists: Log Spirit of Sussex Award points by 30 April

There are many ways to enrich your experience with us, and the Spirit of Sussex Award celebrates your extra-curricular and voluntary achievements – and it’s open to all undergraduate, Masters and research students. Undergraduate finalists have until 30 April 2021 for logging activities to count towards the award.

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Posted in Business School life

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