Introducing your Race Equity Advocates

Ife (left) and Gurbir (right), Business School Race Equity Advocates

Hello! We wanted to introduce ourselves as your Race Equity Advocates (REAs) for the Business School: Ife and Gurbir. Ife is in her first year studying Psychology with Business Management. Gurbir is in her final year studying Economics and Politics.

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Posted in Race Equity

Student Society Spotlight: Blockchain Society

We speak to Jacob Joseph (MSc FinTech Risk and Investment Analysis), President of the University of Sussex Blockchain Society, to find out more about what the society does and how you can get involved.

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Posted in Business School life, Societies

Bouncing back from post-holiday blues

By Syed Kabir, final year BSc International Business

Returning to university in January is never easy, especially with gloomy weather, a packed schedule, and a mountain of work to do.

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Posted in Business School life

Student Society Spotlight: Business Society

The Business Society Spring Ball 2020. This event took place prior to Covid-19 restrictions first coming into force in 2020.

We spoke to Jonathan Mendes, President of the University of Sussex Business Society, to find out more about what the society does and how you can get involved, as well as advice for your wellbeing and staying connected during this difficult time.

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Posted in Business School life, Societies

Standing in the middle of two spaces: a 2020 blended teaching experience

On the first day of my blended teaching (28 September 2020)

Dr Youngha Chang, Lecturer in Innovation Management, SPRU, University of Sussex Business School, applied his own innovative thinking to overcoming the initial challenges of moving to a blended teaching environment at the start of semester one 2020. Youngha realised he was not alone and that colleagues right across the sector were all having to grapple with the same technological and teaching questions. Here he shares his experience with the practical steps he took to create the best blended learning environment he could for his students.

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Posted in Business School life

Sleigh this season: 21 low-waste festive ideas

By Amy Sweet, Business School Green Impact Team

Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or other festive celebrations this year, get some sustainability inspiration with these 21 waste-less ideas:

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Posted in Green Impact

Blended Teaching and Learning: A balancing act

Dr Zahira Jaser, Deputy Director of the Sussex MBA and Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour, talks about the move to blended learning during Covid19 and overcoming the challenges that presented.

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Posted in Business School life

Preparing to run a writing marathon: Dissertation advice and resources

By Business School alumna Vivian Kwan (BSc Marketing and Management, 2018)

Maybe you’ve never written a dissertation before and don’t know where to start?

No worries, I was there once, so I completely understand how you feel!

With some hard-work and structure, I passed with a high mark and achieved the Best Research Project Award. I hope this blog will help show you how to approach writing your dissertation.

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Posted in Study support

Learning through a pandemic: The perfect blend

By Caroline Gentry, MBA 2020 class

The pandemic has not stopped the diverse mix of students in this year’s MBA programme from getting together and learning as a group, thanks to the Business School’s blended learning approach.

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Posted in Business School life, MBA

Nourish yourself this November – wellbeing at the Business School

This month, the Business School’s Green Team have put together a wonderful wellbeing calendar for the month of November, with links to, and ideas for, plenty of actions to look after yourself and your mental health.

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Posted in Business School life, Green Impact

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