Each year we host two events to recognise and reward those students who have excelled in their studies, the summer Prize-giving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony.
Prizes for these events are sponsored by a range of local partners, from professional bodies to local businesses, and offer prizes across the full range of courses, study years, subjects and modules.
Prizes typically comprise book tokens, Amazon vouchers or cash awards. However, some organisations prefer to reward top students with work experience or placement opportunities.
Why become a sponsor?
Our sponsors value the relationship they have with the University of Brighton and Brighton Business School. Sponsorship helps to cement this relationship and sponsoring organisations really enjoy the events, which become a fixture in their calendars.
Apart from personally meeting and rewarding the students who most deserve your prize, you have the opportunity to network with potential business partners and graduate talent over a glass of champagne and buffet lunch.
The event is filmed and sponsors are photographed on stage with the prize-winning student and the Director of Brighton Business School. This offers fantastic PR opportunities, which demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to community engagement, education and innovation through its links with the university.
You can hear from one of our sponsors, and former Law student, Clare English – who met her current employer at her own prize-giving ceremony.
Several times a year we hold competitions for undergraduate and Masters level students, setting them the task to take a local company as a case study and present a recommendation to a panel of local business people.
The tasks range from expansion strategies, marketing approaches and/ or the launch of new product/business to market.
If you are interested in helping to develop students’ boardroom skills by becoming a Dragon, please get in touch.
We are always looking for guest lecturers to further enrich our courses with real experiences from industry; they help enhance students’ learning experience and puts theory into context. They also provide invaluable networking opportunities for students and businesses in fields relevant to the course.
Visiting lecturers do not need to be industry experts; we are also keen to hear from alumni to give advice to students on entering the workplace and making the most of their time at university.
If you are interested in becoming a guest lecturer, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, we can then put you in contact with the relevant course leader.