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

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

Student internship at TIME, Kuala Lumpur, Blog 11: TIME to say goodbye.

By William Hagon, BEng Mechanical Engineering Four weeks in Malaysia have passed, taking with them any doubts over the best way to spend a month of the summer.  Our final Thursday marked our last afternoon at TIME and meeting with

Posted in Business School life, Internship

Student internship at TIME, Kuala Lumpur, Blog 10: Snake temples and nasi kandar in Penang

By Nicholas Teoh, BSc International Business On the last day of our penultimate week at TIME, we met with the customer service team and had a briefing on our assignments for our final week. In the afternoon, we held a

Posted in Business School life, Internship

Student internship at TIME, Kuala Lumpur, Blog 9 – Trading fish on Facebook

By Kwan Ho Lee, BSc International Business Facebook Malaysia motivate their staff Facebook Malaysia know how to look after their staff. From the pantry to the office area, every single detail of Facebook Malaysia headquarters amazed us all. It’s not

Posted in Business School life, Internship

Student internship at TIME, Kuala Lumpur, Blog 8 – Exploring sustainable innovation in Singapore

By Diana Liedloff, BSc Marketing and Management Half of the group spent the weekend visiting Singapore, which has an entirely different atmosphere compared to Kuala Lumpur (KL). They place a lot of emphasis on cleanliness, as there are restrictions on

Posted in Business School life, Internship