Month: May 2022

Work experience that makes a difference

Photo of Bhavina next to the text "City's Micro-Placement Programme"

Ever wondered how you can help students gain important skills? City’s Micro-Placements Programme is a social mobility initiative where employers in London are matched with City students. The students are primarily from under-represented backgrounds and the four to six-week placements provide work experience and course credits. We recently spoke to City alumna Bhavina Bharkhada (Economics…Continue Reading Work experience that makes a difference

Taxis in Thailand

Sarayut banner

Sarayut Rueangsuwan (Finance, 2013) recently won the Business and Innovation Award at the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards in Thailand. As co-founder of novel taxi business, CABB TAXI, Sarayut has been recognised for his efforts in improving transport services in Bangkok by providing convenient and affordable taxis. “We use a unique type of car,…Continue Reading Taxis in Thailand

Understanding uncertainty

We recently spoke to Bruce Garvey (Administrative Sciences MBA, 1974) about the publication of his new book on uncertainty, his studies and how to make the most of an MBA. Congratulations on the upcoming release of your new book: UNCERTAINTY DECONSTRUCTED – A Guidebook for Decision Support Practitioners. Please tell us about it. This book…Continue Reading Understanding uncertainty

Khadija Siddiqi: Fighting for equal protection for everyone

Khadija sits work on a laptop surrounded by books in a large office.

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