Cultural Policy and Management Alumnus, Andrew Hurst, Recognised in 2021 New Year’s Honours

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Andrew Hurst (Cultural Policy and Management, 2012) Chief Executive Officer of One Dance UK was awarded an MBE for services to Dance, particularly during the Covid-19 Response, in the 2021 New Year’s Honours. We caught up with Andrew to find out about his time at City and how his career led up to this achievement….Continue Reading Cultural Policy and Management Alumnus, Andrew Hurst, Recognised in 2021 New Year’s Honours

Recent Alumni Spotlight: Matti Fischer, Defne and Muhtar Kent Prize in Entrepreneurship winner, shares his advice for fellow entrepreneurs

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Matti Fischer (MSc Entrepreneurship, 2019) is the co-founder of Careloop, an online recruiting platform designed for nurses from international backgrounds, to help them adapt to the German healthcare system. The platform allows German companies to apply to candidates who have been vetted by Careloop. In 2020, Matti won the Defne and Muhtar Kent Educational Foundation,…Continue Reading Recent Alumni Spotlight: Matti Fischer, Defne and Muhtar Kent Prize in Entrepreneurship winner, shares his advice for fellow entrepreneurs

Award-winning reporting on the cladding scandal

With Recent Alumni Spotlight Miles Dilworth “The outrageous injustice of the situation was always clear.” Miles Dilworth (Newspaper Journalism, 2017) recently won an award for his reporting on the ongoing cladding scandal in the UK. The winning campaign focused on the vast impact the scandal is having on millions of leaseholders, and Miles is happy…Continue Reading Award-winning reporting on the cladding scandal

Alumni Recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021

Each year, the Queen’s Birthday Honours list recognises the achievements and services of people across the UK, from all walks of life. We are delighted to announce and congratulate our eleven City and Business School alumni and staff who have been recognised for their commitment to various services in the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List 2021….Continue Reading Alumni Recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021

Believe it or not – Tales that mirror truth

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Jerry Fishenden (BSc, Music, 1984, and MPhil in The Design of a Computer-Assisted  Composition System, 1996) isn’t one to mince his words when talking about politics and technology, both of which he’s had close contact with during much of his career. His new book of fiction, Tales of the Riverbank, is a collection of interweaving…Continue Reading Believe it or not – Tales that mirror truth

Recent Alumni Spotlight: Francisca Posada-Brown (MSc Marketing, Strategy and Innovation, 2016)

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Since graduating from the Business School (formerly Cass) in 2016, Francisca Posada-Brown (MSc Marketing, Strategy and Innovation, 2016) has had a whirlwind career taking her across three continents and five different roles. We caught up with Francisca to find out more about her time at the Business School and how her career has developed since…Continue Reading Recent Alumni Spotlight: Francisca Posada-Brown (MSc Marketing, Strategy and Innovation, 2016)

Experience turned into fiction – with global support

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 By the time City alumna Amelia Kyazze began her MA in Creative Writing at City, she had already done the research for her debut novel through life experience. Into the Mouth of the Lion, published in May 2021, is set in Angola, towards the end of its brutal war, and tells the story of two…Continue Reading Experience turned into fiction – with global support

Sonaaar – a Community for Sharing Skills, and much more

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Giselle Frederick (BSc Software Engineering, 2009) grew up with very few role models she could identify with. When as a professional she wanted to support community initiatives using her skills in tech she realised the scale the of the problem and wanted to make a change. That’s why she founded Sonaaar, an online platform for…Continue Reading Sonaaar – a Community for Sharing Skills, and much more

A Message from Professor Paolo Volpin, Dean of The Business School (formerly Cass) – June 2021

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Welcome to June’s Alumni newsletter. It is hard to believe that we are almost halfway through the year, and I hope you have been enjoying our recent warmer summer days. As you know, the Business School has announced that, from Monday 6th September 2021, it will be renamed ‘Bayes Business School’. This decision was taken…Continue Reading A Message from Professor Paolo Volpin, Dean of The Business School (formerly Cass) – June 2021

An interview with City President, Professor Sir Paul Curran

“From August, I shall look at City from afar and remind myself that I had the honour to work in such an energising location, to both change the life-chances of thousands of people and to increase our understanding of the world.” In June this year, Professor Sir Paul Curran will be stepping down as President…Continue Reading An interview with City President, Professor Sir Paul Curran