Launch Lab Podcast – Starting Up and Standing Out!

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Muklesur Bharuya (Bar Vocational Studies, 2021) joined the City Launch Lab to follow his passion for technology and entrepreneurship. In collaboration with the Launch Lab, he is about to release a new podcast series, Launch Lab Podcast, to help others find their footing as entrepreneurs and consider a career as problem solvers.  “Since childhood, I…Continue Reading Launch Lab Podcast – Starting Up and Standing Out!

Celebrating our international scholarship holders

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The Office for Global Engagement recently hosted a reception to celebrate international students who have been awarded an external scholarship to study at City. Nearly 20 scholars attended, each of whom have been awarded one of three highly competitive scholarships: The prestigious Chevening Scholarship, the UK government’s international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders…Continue Reading Celebrating our international scholarship holders

“The Climb” – Alice Hafer finds her footing in HBO Max’s new TV competition for rock climbers

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What TV competition show would you take part in? For Alice Hafer (MA Creative Writing (Playwriting & Screenwriting), 2016), HBO Max’s show “The Climb”, produced by Jason Momoa, was a perfect fit. An experienced rock climber with a passion for screenwriting, Alice wanted to see how far she could get competing against nine other climbers from around the…Continue Reading “The Climb” – Alice Hafer finds her footing in HBO Max’s new TV competition for rock climbers

Bayes women recognised on the Top 100 Women list for 2022

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All About Shipping has recently named its Top 100 Women for 2022. The list, which honours women working across the shipping spectrum, features a number of Bayes alumnae and staff who have had significant influence and success within the industry. Marina Tzoutzouraki (PG Dip Shipping, Trade and Finance, 1987) Dr Sadan Kaptanoglu (MSc Shipping, Trade…Continue Reading Bayes women recognised on the Top 100 Women list for 2022

Finding the right home to rent

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With first-hand experience of the challenges of being international students and finding somewhere to live while studying in London, a trio of MSc Real Estate alumni, Peter French (2017), Dagfinn Hansen Seglem (2019) and Tuo Jin (2019), spotted a gap in the market to address the issues. We caught up with Peter to find out…Continue Reading Finding the right home to rent

Cheapskate – Award-winning Newsletter helping you save money and enjoy London

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Co-founder Kate Samuelson (MA Magazine Journalism, 2015) was delighted when digital newsletter Cheapskate won the Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation at the 2022 British Journalism Awards. Kate’s passion for the newsletter format and helping people access culture means around 10,000 readers receive tips on free London events every week.  “Winning the award meant so much to me –…Continue Reading Cheapskate – Award-winning Newsletter helping you save money and enjoy London

The pursuit of happiness

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Looking for true happiness? Not sure where to begin? Nicholas Bunney (BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management, 2004) has written the book that could support your journey! Find out about ‘ABCD: Finding Happiness through Awareness, Values, Principles, and Actions’ and how understanding your values better may help you to be more happy, productive and well…Continue Reading The pursuit of happiness

Fighting injustice through legal training

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Barrister Hamna Zain (Bar Professional Training Course, 2012) returned to her home country, Pakistan, after completing her training at The City Law School. Having worked in the legal profession for over a decade, Hamna has made it her mission to provide legal training to those who have the least access and especially women. “Being a…Continue Reading Fighting injustice through legal training

Mark Joshua Gunalan: A career in real estate

We recently spoke to Mark Joshua Gunalan (MSc Finance, 2011) about his career in real estate, how he reached this position and his time studying at Bayes Business School. Find out more… As you approach your one-year work anniversary at Barclays as the Director – Real Estate in the EMEA regions, we’d love to hear…Continue Reading Mark Joshua Gunalan: A career in real estate

A message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein

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2023 is in full flow! At your University, we have an exciting and challenging year ahead as we put City’s new Strategy, finalised at the end of last year, into action. I am very grateful that so many staff, alumni and students engaged with the consultation. I hope the key messages: ‘leaders for the world…Continue Reading A message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein