Category: News

Message from Professor Paolo Volpin, Dean of the Business School (formerly Cass)

Speech transcript as delivered to Alumni Town Hall on Friday 25th September 2020, 12.30 – 1.30 pm Welcome to you all. Thank you for joining. Almost 500 alumni are with us today, and I am grateful that you are giving us so much of your time. My name is Professor Paolo Volpin and I am…Continue Reading Message from Professor Paolo Volpin, Dean of the Business School (formerly Cass)

Missing City and your alumni services?

Campus: With the new academic year just around the corner, colleagues across City are working hard to ensure new and returning students get off to the best possible start. Safety is of course paramount. This also means that, for the time being, physical access to campus has to be tightly managed and is currently restricted to…Continue Reading Missing City and your alumni services?

Postgraduate careers update

Sarah Juillet, Director of Business School Postgraduate Careers and Professional Development: The Postgraduate Careers team would like to thank our alumni who, over the past few months, have been wonderful in supporting our postgraduate students with their time for virtual chats, sponsoring MBA Business Mastery Projects and joining us for live virtual ‘coffee mornings’ to…Continue Reading Postgraduate careers update

How can the global aviation industry chart its way out of Covid-19?

The travel and commercial airline industry has suffered considerable damage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to recently-released figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global aviation industry is set to lose US$252bn in 2020, with many airlines filing for bankruptcy and slashing up to 90 per cent of their flight…Continue Reading How can the global aviation industry chart its way out of Covid-19?

Alumni recognised in 2020 New Year Honours list

Each year the New Year’s Honours list recognises the achievements and services of people across the UK, from all walks of life. Alongside many famous names, such as Olivia Newton-John and cricketer Ben Stokes OBE, City is delighted to share that seven of our alumni have been recognised for their commitment to various services, including…Continue Reading Alumni recognised in 2020 New Year Honours list

The Student Hardship Fund

Katie is a second year midwifery student who came very close to dropping out in her first year of study. Solely reliant upon her own finances means that Katie has developed an incredibly strong work ethic, always supplementing her studies with part time work. However, the demands of the midwifery course and the requirement that…Continue Reading The Student Hardship Fund

Exercising Ethically

In the dawn of the paper straw and the reusable coffee cup, it’s no surprise that Gareth Evans (MBA, 2017) and his business partner Joe Lines, saw a gap in the market for truly sustainable, high performing, ethical activewear. Here Gareth tells the story of his new venture Peak+Flow; activewear that is kind to the…Continue Reading Exercising Ethically

Student Support – Lesley

Our Student Hardship Fund is there to support students who find themselves in situations where there is a real danger that they will not be able to complete their studies. In the past year, your generosity has allowed us to award financially struggling students a record number of 155 hardship grants. Without this help, many…Continue Reading Student Support – Lesley