Year: 2022

An inspirational fight against pollution: CLEAN AIR

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Inspired by the courage of his grandmother, Jennie Shearan, who campaigned tirelessly for environmental justice in her neighbourhood, Gianfranco Rosolia (Executive MBA, 2016) has penned her story in a recently published book, CLEAN AIR. It explores the many challenges she faced and the strong perseverance she had to continue campaigning for a better quality of…Continue Reading An inspirational fight against pollution: CLEAN AIR

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

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Dear Alumni, Welcome to the first newsletter of the 2022/23 academic year, and I hope you are well. It was with the deepest regret we recorded the death of Her Majesty The Queen. Her Majesty was this country’s longest reigning monarch, serving as Head of State for over 70 years with a life that was…Continue Reading A message from Professor André Spicer, Dean of Bayes Business School – September 2022

Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein

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When I wrote to you earlier this year, I was compelled to observe that we ‘live in history’. It was with the deepest regret that we recorded the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen dedicated her life to the service of her people, both in this country and throughout the Commonwealth. She represented…Continue Reading Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein

Could you offer City students a placement or industry led project?

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City, University of London has two exciting opportunities, enabling you to work with some of our current students and secure project support at no cost to you  Micro-Placements Programme 2022/2023: Interested in providing our students professional work experience and have additional resource over summer 2023? The Micro-Placement Programme is an exciting social-mobility initiative which aims…Continue Reading Could you offer City students a placement or industry led project?

Bayes Global Women’s Leadership Programme celebrates its first five years

In June 2022, the Bayes Global Women’s Leadership Programme (GWLP) hosted a lunch to celebrate five years of the programme. GWLP Director Janina Steinmetz welcomed scholars, leaders and friends of the programme, past and present, to mark the occasion with speeches from Andre Spicer (Dean of Bayes), Canan Kocabasoglu-Hillmer (the first Director of the Programme),…Continue Reading Bayes Global Women’s Leadership Programme celebrates its first five years

Dr Valerie Vaughan-Dick MBE – A champion for GPs and ethnic minority communities

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For Dr Valerie Vaughan-Dick MBE (BSc Hons Economics, 1983), the Queen’s Jubilee was an extra special occasion as she was recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours with an MBE for services to General Practice and to Ethnic Minority Communities. We talked to Valerie about the work that led to her recognition.  “I am delighted,” Dr Valerie…Continue Reading Dr Valerie Vaughan-Dick MBE – A champion for GPs and ethnic minority communities

In his father’s footsteps – With ambition to help others

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Mohammad Taqi Yasir (Bar Professional Training Course, 2019) was recently recognised in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia for his work as co-founder and vice-president of Footsteps, a development organisation in Bangladesh. We spoke to Mohammad about the recognition, his goals to provide help and support to other people, and his studies at City.  “Honestly, it feels surreal to…Continue Reading In his father’s footsteps – With ambition to help others

From City to Rio (Ferdinand): Sulthan Ahmed’s journey

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Sulthan Ahmed (BSc Computer Science 2006) knew from a young age he wanted to work with computers. Sulthan also knows it can take some time to find a sense of confidence and fulfilment. As a Senior Developer for the Government and a musician, Sulthan believes he can finally be himself and make a difference.  When Sulthan…Continue Reading From City to Rio (Ferdinand): Sulthan Ahmed’s journey

Treeapp cofounder makes prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list

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We were delighted to recently catch up with Jules Buker (BSc Hons Management, 2017), who was named alongside his two TreeApp cofounders on the Forbes 30 under 30 list earlier this year! The team were recognised in the social impact category, after they created a sustainable app that enables people to plant a tree for…Continue Reading Treeapp cofounder makes prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list