Student Experience

Your Guide to Summer in Newcastle

Exams are finally over! No more revision, stress or breakdowns. But this begs the question… what on earth are you going to do with your time now? Well, luckily for you, Newcastle is bursting with things to do this summer, so if you’re sticking around, take a look at some of the activities that you…
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Placements

Newcastle University Business School Placement Opportunities

About us With over 3000 students from over 80 countries, Newcastle University Business School is a growing school within one of the UK’s leading universities. In keeping with its worldwide reputation, the school attracts some of the brightest students from the UK and across the globe and is committed to developing highly employable graduates who…
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Employment Opportunities

Is it too late to get a summer internship?

Am I too late to get a summer internship, placement or graduate job? Nooooo! There are vacancies to apply to – it could be small or medium sized companies who recruit closer to start dates, or larger companies who re-open applications to fill remaining places. Click through to Vacancies Online –  24 summer internships, 36 placement year and 267…
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Student Experience

Revision Break Ideas

We know you’re studying hard for exams, so we thought we’d put together a short list of things that you could do this weekend as a revision break! The Beach You might have heard, but 6 beaches here in the North East have been awarded international blue flag status…making them among the best in the…
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Student Experience

Consumer Experience with Immersive Technologies

Thanks to augmented, mixed and virtual reality, consumers are changing the ways in which they shop, and interact with brands. Customer’s expectations are increasing, and they are demanding more interactive shopping experiences. Dr Ana Javornik, Lecturer in Marketing at Newcastle University Business School, whose research focuses on consumer behaviour and immersive technologies coordinated the event…
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Our bloggers lined up

Meet Our Bloggers

Our Business Champions will be blogging throughout the year about events and opportunities for students to get involved in, as well as their own personal student experience. Find out more about who they are here…

Student Experience

Top tips for: Coping with Rejection

A lot of work goes into your application, you battle through the different stages but at the final stage it’s a ‘no’. Being turned down is never easy, here are top tips for what to do next: Don’t overanalyse –‘was my handshake good enough? – Interview processes aren’t perfect and they may have a person…
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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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