Award-Winning Journalist Wanted to Capture Compassion

 “I went into the hospital knowing this illness kills loved ones; this illness breaks hearts. But I also went in knowing how important it is to report from the frontline.” Camera journalist Harriet Bradshaw (Broadcast Journalism, 2011) spent 2020 reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic with BBC Health Editor Hugh Pym. Together with her team, she…Continue Reading Award-Winning Journalist Wanted to Capture Compassion

Stock market success: advice from an alumni mentor

Navin Chauhan (MSc Investment Management, 2007) is a partner and Head of Business Development at Victory Hill Capital Advisors LLP who have recently completed a very successful fund raise for their listed Fund (VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc) IPO on the London Stock Exchange. We spoke to Navin about this achievement, his time at…Continue Reading Stock market success: advice from an alumni mentor

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

‘We can make a difference’: From Business School graduate to Covid mass testing innovator

Marta Kalas (MBA, 1992) has had an extremely varied career since graduating from CUBS, the then City, University of London Business School in 1992. Moving between working in a big corporation to freelance consulting and finally to working for the scale-up organisation Thomson Screening, founded by City, University of London. In the wake of the pandemic…Continue Reading ‘We can make a difference’: From Business School graduate to Covid mass testing innovator

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

The quest for the hero inside: From MBA student to published author

Since we last spoke to Nicolai Schumann (Full Time MBA, 2009), he has moved away from the fashion industry to work on his storytelling consultancy, Universal Storyteller and focus on his role as a visiting lecturer at the Business School. He also teaches innovation and business creativity through his agency Horizon Innovation Lab. We sat…Continue Reading The quest for the hero inside: From MBA student to published author

A lockdown start-up: a Smoofii ride

Launching a start-up takes self-confidence and nerves of steel, regardless of when you decide to take the plunge. But setting up your own business during a global pandemic while still studying? That takes more bravery than most could summon. Yet this is precisely what Fabian Ronig (MSc Entrepreneurship, 2020) has done, launching Smoofii a new…Continue Reading A lockdown start-up: a Smoofii ride

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