Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein

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When I wrote to you earlier this year, I was compelled to observe that we ‘live in history’. It was with the deepest regret that we recorded the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen dedicated her life to the service of her people, both in this country and throughout the Commonwealth. She represented…Continue Reading Message from City President, Professor Sir Anthony Finkelstein

Could you offer City students a placement or industry led project?

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City, University of London has two exciting opportunities, enabling you to work with some of our current students and secure project support at no cost to you  Micro-Placements Programme 2022/2023: Interested in providing our students professional work experience and have additional resource over summer 2023? The Micro-Placement Programme is an exciting social-mobility initiative which aims…Continue Reading Could you offer City students a placement or industry led project?

Bayes Global Women’s Leadership Programme celebrates its first five years

In June 2022, the Bayes Global Women’s Leadership Programme (GWLP) hosted a lunch to celebrate five years of the programme. GWLP Director Janina Steinmetz welcomed scholars, leaders and friends of the programme, past and present, to mark the occasion with speeches from Andre Spicer (Dean of Bayes), Canan Kocabasoglu-Hillmer (the first Director of the Programme),…Continue Reading Bayes Global Women’s Leadership Programme celebrates its first five years

Dr Valerie Vaughan-Dick MBE – A champion for GPs and ethnic minority communities

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For Dr Valerie Vaughan-Dick MBE (BSc Hons Economics, 1983), the Queen’s Jubilee was an extra special occasion as she was recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours with an MBE for services to General Practice and to Ethnic Minority Communities. We talked to Valerie about the work that led to her recognition.  “I am delighted,” Dr Valerie…Continue Reading Dr Valerie Vaughan-Dick MBE – A champion for GPs and ethnic minority communities

In his father’s footsteps – With ambition to help others

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Mohammad Taqi Yasir (Bar Professional Training Course, 2019) was recently recognised in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia for his work as co-founder and vice-president of Footsteps, a development organisation in Bangladesh. We spoke to Mohammad about the recognition, his goals to provide help and support to other people, and his studies at City.  “Honestly, it feels surreal to…Continue Reading In his father’s footsteps – With ambition to help others

From City to Rio (Ferdinand): Sulthan Ahmed’s journey

Sulthan Ahmed

Sulthan Ahmed (BSc Computer Science 2006) knew from a young age he wanted to work with computers. Sulthan also knows it can take some time to find a sense of confidence and fulfilment. As a Senior Developer for the Government and a musician, Sulthan believes he can finally be himself and make a difference.  When Sulthan…Continue Reading From City to Rio (Ferdinand): Sulthan Ahmed’s journey

Treeapp cofounder makes prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list

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We were delighted to recently catch up with Jules Buker (BSc Hons Management, 2017), who was named alongside his two TreeApp cofounders on the Forbes 30 under 30 list earlier this year! The team were recognised in the social impact category, after they created a sustainable app that enables people to plant a tree for…Continue Reading Treeapp cofounder makes prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list

The Ultimate Relationship…the one with yourself

As ‘The Ultimate Relationship…the one with yourself. Insights and epiphanies of a 21st century woman‘ has recently been published, we caught up with its author, Fiona Price (Marketing MBA, 1984) to find out more about the book and how the experiences included might help others. We also discussed her impressive career, from a busy life…Continue Reading The Ultimate Relationship…the one with yourself

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022

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The Queen’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 Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022. Officer of the Order of the British…Continue Reading Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022