Tag: #BlackHistoryMonth


As a black female pilot you could say Faith Odushola-Boegheim (Air Transport Management, 2013) is defying gravity; contributing to the reimagining of an industry that was typically male-dominated. Faith has had her fair share of doubtful passengers but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her dreams. Here she talks about her experiences as a pilot,…Continue Reading High-flyer

Pain-less: Living with Pain, Finding Joy

Never one to shy away from breaking down barriers, Anne Welsh (MSc Investment Management, 2008) – who has established workplace practices for ethnic minorities and people with disabilities – has now penned her story detailing what it is like to live with an invisible illness. In Anne’s recently published memoir, Pain-less: Living with Pain, Finding…Continue Reading Pain-less: Living with Pain, Finding Joy

The Student Hardship Fund

Doyin has recently completed an MSc in Insurance and Risk Management at the Business School. But without the help of your donations and the student hardship fund this might not have happened. A highly motivated and driven individual, Doyin undertook her Masters in order to bolster the seven years of experience she had already gained…Continue Reading The Student Hardship Fund

Helping women take control of their finances

After starting a career in investment management, Davinia Tomlinson (Executive MBA, 2017), soon realised that the number of women actually investing in their future was considerably low. Noticing a gap in the market for a financial advice service for women, Davinia recently launched rainchq. Here you can read about Davinia’s time at the Business School and…Continue Reading Helping women take control of their finances

Getting Flushed

While most people would want to avoid their hard work going down the drain, that’s precisely the objective of our award-winning entrepreneurs Al Bozorgi (Cultural and Creative Industries, 2017) and Elle McIntosh (Elle studied BSc Biomedical Science at the University of Bedfordshire (2015), before studying Business Administration in 2016 at City, University of London). Creators…Continue Reading Getting Flushed

Meet the Principal

 An Adult Nursing graduate, Mike Sonny is now at the helm of London Waterloo Academy. We asked the former health professional what life is like in the Principal’s Office. Can you tell me about your time at City? I graduated in 2004 with a PG Diploma in Adult Nursing. The lectures were informative, interactive, well-structured,…Continue Reading Meet the Principal

From Comparing Notes to Comparing Energy Prices

After feeling nostalgic about abandoning the energy trading knowledge she had gained from Cass Business School, Ugonwa Okolo made the decision to leave her position as partner at an insurance brokerage firm to pursue her dream. She is now the successful owner of Compareenergyprices.ng, an online marketplace for oil trading and supply. Read on to…Continue Reading From Comparing Notes to Comparing Energy Prices