Alumni

NCL Capital Partners – annual conference

On Friday 27th April, NCL Capital Partners will be holding its first annual conference at the Assembly Rooms. We will be commemorating the success of the fund and looking to the future of finance.  The event is sponsored by Tier One Capital and Lowes Financial Management. The evening programme is as follows: 19.00-19.30: Drinks reception…
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Student Experience

How optional modules can make you more employable

While unlikely to make or break your degree, optional modules can make a difference to both your final qualification and your employability. You can use optional modules to add variety to your skill set and CV. It’s useful to hold in mind the job or sectors you want to work in when you graduate. Choosing…
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Student Experience

Welcome Back! What’s on during the summer term?

Welcome back! Hopefully you’re well rested after the Easter break, and ready to crack on with exams. We’ve but together a little guide to what’s going on over the next few months, from Module Selection to a trip to the Lake District. There may only be a few weeks left but there’s still plenty going…
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Student Experience

Autonomous Intelligence – The Future of AI

Rob McCargow, AI Programme Leader from PwC, gave a talk to our MBA students about the importance of being aware of the future implications of AI on business, society and regulation. Rob is a Newcastle University Alumnus, and has experience working in various sectors and for differing organisations, from NGOs working on the Ebola outbreak…
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Student Experience

ICAEW 100 COMPETITION

Do you have what it takes to make it onto the ICAEW 100 leaderboard? ICAEW is a world-leading membership organisation who provide qualifications and professional development and are searching to find the brightest 100 students! Test your skills against your peers by taking two short online exercises. Students with the top 100 scores by the…
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Student Experience

The Greggs Marketing Challenge 2018

Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside Universities put forward teams of marketing students to compete in the Greggs Marketing Challenge 2018; and Newcastle won!! What? The Greggs Marketing Challenge is an annual competition designed by the marketing department of Greggs plc. Students across the North East were briefed with the same task of designing a campaign to keep the Greggs brand…
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Student Experience

Celebrating Success Awards

Nominations for the Celebrating Success Awards 2018 are now open. Everyone involved in extra-curricular activities, both on campus and off, should find an awards night and a category that suits their interest. They are your chance to nominate yourself, another student or a group and recognise, reward and applaud the great work our students do!…
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Student Experience

Thinking Critically… Banking + Technology

Amelia shares her view on the fusion of banking and technology and reflects on her learning during the Business Awareness Experience. When we think about technology in this digital era it’s common to come across themes such as Big Data, A.I and Disruption within the industries. But, how can these areas be combined with technology…
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Societies

NCL Capital Partners

NCL Capital Partners is a student managed hedge fund with a Senior Team acting as fund managers that dedicate the majority of their time to the supervision of students/analysts. For the moment, all capital and assets are virtual but the end goal is to set up with real capital just as other world renowned universities…
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Student Experience

The Future for Open Banking

This year’s MBA Business Awareness Week (which forms part of their practically orientated Business in Action module) had a strong focus on the financial industry and emerging trends within the sector. Shaun Boyle, a current student on the MBA cohort, shares his insight on Open Banking and the challenges it presents for financial services. Open…
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Student Experience

International Women’s Day Video Competition – Win £150!!

Thursday 8th March is International Women’s Day 2018. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress which aims to maintain a gender parity mindset, challenge stereotypes and celebrate women’s achievements. More information about this year’s theme can be found at www.internationalwomensday.com/Theme As part of the celebration we are launching a video competition to find out what #PressforProgress and/or…
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