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

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

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:

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.

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

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.

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.

Posted in Business School life, Green Impact

Get ahead, get a mentor – introducing the ASPIRE mentoring scheme

ASPIRE is a mentoring initiative to connect students with staff volunteer mentors. While all staff and students can participate in ASPIRE, the scheme particularly encourages staff and students of colour to apply. Business School student Marley Ahmed (BSc Business and

Posted in Business School life, Race Equity

The rise of the cycle lane

Marcus Atkinson, Business Engagement Manager and School Green Team member considers how moves to make our streets more cycle friendly has sparked debate.

Posted in Green Impact

Introducing the Race Equity Advocates

The 2020 BAME Ambassador programme involved a group of students who assisted the University towards closing the Awarding Gap and improving the BAME Student experience. The Student Union launched the programme in March 2020 after months of hard work by

Posted in Business School life, Race Equity

Get started: Three things I wish I’d known – Advice for first year students, part 2

We asked our Student Ambassadors to reflect back on their first year at the Business School, and asked them for three things they wished they’d known or done differently from the outset. Time management, making the most of opportunities and

Posted in Business School life

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