Alumni

Business School Alumni make it onto 18 to watch in 2018 list

Business School Alumni Lukas Passia and Vincent Efferoth harnessed the UK’s love for afternoon tea and alcohol and created Noveltea: tea infused with gin and rum. They came up with the firm after securing a place on Rise Up, the University’s innovative business start up package for graduates with business ideas. Rise Up nurtures emerging…
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Rekkommend App trial

Newcastle University Business School alumnus, Giles Moore is looking for students to trial a new app he is developing. Rekkommend lets you to send, receive or request recommendations to and from friends and family. This allows you to find new and undiscovered places, from people who you trust and who most importantly, know you and…
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Air Connectivity

I’m Dr Volodymyr Bilotkach, a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Newcastle University Business School and, during the summer, a Visiting Professor at Hiroshima University. My research focuses on economics of the aviation sector, in which I am internationally recognised. I’m an Associate Editor of the Journal of Air Transport Management. I also advises the European…
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Connectivity: Building and Maintaining Relationships

Sarah Winship, Director- Transaction Service, Financial Due Dilligences, PwC I graduated from Newcastle University in 2006 as one of the first graduates of the Business, Accounting and Finance (Flying Start) programme. As part of the degree programme I took on placements working for PwC, who I then joined after graduation. I worked in the audit practice…
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A ‘Key’ Ingredient for Start-Ups

  My name is Andrea and I am a Business Management student about to start my third year. I am passionate about entrepreneurship, particularly in the technology industry. During my first year, I co-founded a start-up marketplace, Fruks.com. The service allows students to buy and sell their items and services on campus. Fruks.com was developed…
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Connecting the World with Social Entrepreneurship

Henrik Huenting, Director of Business Development, Ideas in Motion My name is Henrik and I graduated with a M.A. in Advanced International Business Management from Newcastle University Business School in February 2015. Since then I have been working as a Business Development Manager at a multinational consumer goods company.   My journey to social entrepreneurship…
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Using Your Network

Simon Jones, Founder& CEO, The Pension Platform Having graduated from Newcastle University in 2012 with a BA (Hons) Economics, I decided to move into the financial world, accepting a job with a financial consulting company based in London. Whilst I had a fantastic time there, I always knew I wanted to start my own business…
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New Masters in Employee Relations (ER) Programme

A good employment relationship helps to bring security to an organisation and its employees in a constantly changing world.  It is of essential importance to, not only employees and employers, but their stakeholders, the wider community and society, the state and policy makers. The last 30 years or so have seen significant and sometimes rapid…
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Seek& Eat: Student Entrepreneurship Project

Seek and Eat is a business venture created by Newcastle University Business School students. It is a start-up business which aims to encourage students to discover the city by experiencing more local restaurants and cafés. Students with a Seek& Eat membership card will receive discounts from several local restaurants and cafés in Newcastle. When we…
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Alumna revisits the Business School

Laura is currently working as a Strategy Manager at Royal Bank of Scotland in London. She visited the Business School as a panelist on the Entrepreneurship Panel held as part of Career Development Week. We asked her about her experience as a student and what she has learnt since she graduated. Is there anything that you wish you would have known…
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