Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein – July 2023

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Summer has arrived in London and we are getting ready to celebrate City’s Class of 2023 as they are about to graduate and venture into their careers – equipped with a brand-new degree certificate and determined to make a difference to society around the world. It has been a busy time on campus. We continue…Continue Reading Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein – July 2023

Novels, novels and more novels – an interview with a trio of MA Creative Writing alumnae

After studying and graduating together, a trio of MA Creative Writing (Novels) alumnae from the Class of 2010 have all published their new novels this summer. To mark the occasion, they held a joint reading in central London, giving their audience an opportunity to hear snippets of each of their thrilling books. We caught up…Continue Reading Novels, novels and more novels – an interview with a trio of MA Creative Writing alumnae

King’s Birthday Honours 2023

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The King’s Birthday Honours list recognises the achievements and services of people across the UK, from all walks of life. We are delighted to announce and congratulate our City and Bayes alumni who have been recognised for their commitment to various services in the King’s Birthday Honours 2023. Commanders of the Order of the British…Continue Reading King’s Birthday Honours 2023

2023 highlights from Alumni & Supporter Relations

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City’s global alumni network is a real asset to the University, current students and all our alumni actively engaged to progress their careers as well as professional and social networks. Hannah Thackwray, Head of Bayes Alumni Relations, reflects on the successes of the year, and the ways the community has come together. With the restrictions…Continue Reading 2023 highlights from Alumni & Supporter Relations

Wealth management thesis wins prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers Prize

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After researching and writing a compelling thesis which considered whether digital assets should form part of a modern-day investment portfolio, Gemma Samworth (MBA, 2021) has been awarded the prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB) Prize 2022, for the best dissertation. Given the emergence of digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, Gemma’s award-winning…Continue Reading Wealth management thesis wins prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers Prize

Mujtaba Shaikhani wins CEO of the Year Award

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Within just three years of taking on the CEO role at his family’s manufacturing insulation business Gulf-O-Flex, Mujtaba Shaikhani (MSc Entrepreneurship, 2020 and BSc Management, 2019) has been awarded Construction Business Magazine Middle East’s MEP CEO of the Year Award! “It feels amazing, being only 25 years old and just three years into the business;…Continue Reading Mujtaba Shaikhani wins CEO of the Year Award

Yehya Al-Khairi – CitySpark winner who wants to revolutionise travel tech

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Contents Post Covid restrictions, Yehya Al-Khairi (BEng Computer Systems Engineering, 2018) spent three months travelling, and it gave him the idea for a new app. Velz, now in its Beta stage, was recently announced a winner at the 2023 CitySpark entrepreneurship competition, and as founder, Yehya has big plans to disrupt the current world of…Continue Reading Yehya Al-Khairi – CitySpark winner who wants to revolutionise travel tech

Cyclist Michael Thompson (MBA, 1988) on raising funds for Turkey and Syria

Following the ongoing devastation caused by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this year, many have shared their support and taken on new challenges to raise funds for the communities affected. We spoke to Michael Thompson (MBA, 1988) who has just completed a significant challenge in Australia to support those impacted by the disaster….Continue Reading Cyclist Michael Thompson (MBA, 1988) on raising funds for Turkey and Syria

A message from Professor André Spicer, Dean of Bayes Business School – April 2023

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Dear Alumni It has been a busy Spring indeed, with much to celebrate here. Bayes was named a Centre of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries, making us one of only two institutions in the UK with this designation. The University was also listed in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers 2023 for the first time…Continue Reading A message from Professor André Spicer, Dean of Bayes Business School – April 2023

Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein

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As you have come to expect, a lot happening here! In particular, I am pleased to share with you the news of a significant development for City and our community with important implications for our future. We have been working with St George’s, University of London, on a proposal to create a combined multi-faculty. St…Continue Reading Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein