Blog Archives

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

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.

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

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

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,

Posted in Business School life, Green Impact, Volunteering

Understanding the EU from an economics perspective – a study trip to Brussels

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union at the end of January, University of Sussex Business School students reflect on their recent study trip to the heart of EU institutions in Brussels.

Posted in Business School life, Economics, Study trips

Get on board with global logistics – a study trip to Shoreham Port

In November, students studying the MSc in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management course had the opportunity to attend a fieldtrip to Shoreham Port. Masters student, Kathy Ng Uyen, shares her experience of the trip.

Posted in Management, Study trips

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