Category: News

Message from Professor Sir Paul Curran – March 2021

Welcome to March’s Alumni Newsletter I hope you, your family and friends are well. With the pandemic still impacting our lives, I would like to take this opportunity to recognise those members of the City community who have lost their lives to Covid-19. It is with sadness, that I share with you the news of…Continue Reading Message from Professor Sir Paul Curran – March 2021

City, University of London Launches into Space

Space might seem far away, but we all use space technology every day. Ehsan Razavizadeh, Managing Director of the University’s new London Space Innovation Centre, explains why it’s time to focus on this exciting new frontier. London Space Innovation Centre at City, University of London had its official launch event on 3rd March 2021. It…Continue Reading City, University of London Launches into Space

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

Welcome to March’s Alumni newsletter. After a testing 2020 for all of us, I hope 2021 has started well for you. As a Business School we continue to operate largely remotely, but a lot of work is being done behind the scenes to ensure an efficient and above all, safe, return to campus in the…Continue Reading Message from Professor Paolo Volpin, Dean, The Business School (formerly Cass) – March 2021

Business School naming process update

More than 2,000 alumni, staff and students from across the University registered to use the naming portal site during December and January, with a total of 155 unique suggestions passing the initial criteria for consideration. Following checks to reputational risk, distinctiveness and credibility, as well as translation, trademark research and brand compatibility tests, a shortlist…Continue Reading Business School naming process update

A Better Space to Make a Difference

City, University of London is very excited to announce the upcoming launch of Better Space right in the heart of Islington. It will be an inspiring and affordable co-working and event space for social entrepreneurs, change makers and under-represented founders, that will become the home for those striving to make the world a better place….Continue Reading A Better Space to Make a Difference

City Alumni recognised in New Year Honours list 2021

Each year, the New Year Honours list recognises the achievements and services of extraordinary people across the UK, from all walks of life. City is delighted to announce and congratulate our fourteen alumni who have been recognised for their commitment to various services, including healthcare, inclusiveness, public services, music and dance. Here are our City,…Continue Reading City Alumni recognised in New Year Honours list 2021

City recognises long serving staff

Written by Gemma Bradshaw An online celebration was held on Thursday 19th November to recognise colleagues who reached 25 or 40 years of service at City before the end of the 2019/20 academic year. Professor Sir Paul Curran and members of the Executive Board gathered to celebrate and show appreciation to colleagues for their personal contribution…Continue Reading City recognises long serving staff

Sixty years at City: An interview with Alan Parish

Written by Gemma Bradshaw “I consider City to be the place which has provided the most significant influence on my life” This year, Alan Parish is celebrating his sixtieth year as a staff member at City. Reflecting on his time at the University, from his very first steps inside the then Northampton College of Advanced…Continue Reading Sixty years at City: An interview with Alan Parish

Adventurer, business woman and friend for life – Tribute to Jean Liggett (MBA Marketing, 1988)

By Hélène Pelloux and Jocelyn Senior (MBA Marketing, 1988) We are very sad to share the news that Jean Liggett, a classmate from the Business School at City, has passed away from an illness which she had fought for a number of years. Originally from Ohio and having worked for Ogilvy in New York City,…Continue Reading Adventurer, business woman and friend for life – Tribute to Jean Liggett (MBA Marketing, 1988)

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020

Each year, the Queen’s Birthday Honours list recognises the achievements and services of people across the UK, from all walks of life. City is delighted to announce and congratulate our ten alumni and staff who have been recognised for their commitment to various services in the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List 2020. Professor Caroline Alexander    Group…Continue Reading Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020