Khadija Siddiqi: Fighting for equal protection for everyone

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Khadija Siddiqi (Bar Professional Training Course, 2019) was recently awarded a British Council Study UK Alumni Award for Social Action. Khadija is a human rights lawyer and activist in Pakistan whose conviction in her work grew as she fought for her life, and her rights, after a brutal knife attack.   “Had it not been for…Continue Reading Khadija Siddiqi: Fighting for equal protection for everyone

Your Show – Pitch perfect novel about the Premier League’s first and only black referee

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– In conversation with Ashley Hickson-Lovence Ashley Hickson-Lovence grew up secretly wanting to become a poet. He also wanted to be a football referee. In Your Show, a novel based on the life and career of former football referee Uriah Rennie, Ashley got to embrace both passions, and hopefully inspire children from marginalised backgrounds to break down barriers…Continue Reading Your Show – Pitch perfect novel about the Premier League’s first and only black referee

From kitchen table to global brand – an interview with Amy Baker, CEO of The PIE

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Amy Baker’s journalism degree launched her into the international language learning industry. After a decade of working in the sector, Amy decided to start her own media company with a focus on international higher education. This year, The PIE, now a global b2b media brand, celebrates its 10th anniversary.  It takes knowledge and grit to…Continue Reading From kitchen table to global brand – an interview with Amy Baker, CEO of The PIE

Award-winning work with focus on solutions

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Dina Aboughazala (Interactive Journalism, 2019) recently won the Business and Innovation award at the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards in Egypt. Dina is the founder of Egab, which focuses on Solutions journalism and empowers reporters in the Middle East to create nuanced, high-quality journalism that provides the world with a different perspective. “I think deep down it was my…Continue Reading Award-winning work with focus on solutions

Alumni supporting students in the spring fundraising campaign

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City’s students play an important role in fundraising for the future. This spring, Student Callers take part in the annual telephone fundraising campaign to connect with the alumni community, gain valuable skills and raise money for important projects. Ever wondered who the Student Callers are and what impact your support has on their futures? Well…Continue Reading Alumni supporting students in the spring fundraising campaign

A message from Professor André Spicer, Dean of Bayes Business School – April 2022

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Dear Alumni, Welcome to the April Newsletter, I hope you are well. In these challenging times, I would like to reaffirm our total commitment to supporting all those affected by war in Ukraine. We are looking at ways of offering a more substantive response to the refugee crisis and supporting our alumni, students and staff….Continue Reading A message from Professor André Spicer, Dean of Bayes Business School – April 2022

Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein

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There is no doubt that we ‘live in history’. As we continue to witness the war in Ukraine and the profoundly distressing acts of violence committed against democracy and the rule of law, our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine, and with all our staff, students and alumni affected by the conflict. Our thoughts…Continue Reading Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein