Societies

Newcastle University Finance Society AGM

After an eventful year, Newcastle University Finance Society had it’s AGM on the 17th April 2013. The event consisted of  a prize presentation to the winning team of the trading competition, new committee elections and after party at Mensbar. NUFS has gone a long way since restructuring in early October 2012. There are a couple…
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Events

The Greggs Marketing Challenge: The Final

After months of hard work, last night saw five teams of postgraduate marketing students take to the stage to showcase their new consumer goods products to a panel of industry experts. Since September, students taking the Newcastle University Business School’s Principles of Marketing module, led by Ian Buchanan, have been battling it out to develop…
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Student Experience

Are you building your career contact network?

Are you building your career contact network right now? If not, why not, it literally takes minutes to create a profile on LinkedIn and the School can connect you to thousands of alumni from the Business School (and beyond) – instantly! Ever heard the saying ‘What you know is important, but who you know is…
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Societies

Newcastle University Finance Society – London trip

Preword The academic year 2012/13 has been one of many firsts for Newcastle University’s Finance Society. There was the early introduction of the ‘analyst’ scheme, the successful petition to bring Bloomberg Terminals to the University and most recently a trip to the city – The beating heart of Britain’s financial institutions. Through the contributions and…
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Events

Lean Startup Machine

On Monday night (14th Jan) the snow held off long enough for around 50 people to participate in a session on Lean Startup Machine led by David Grailey (CEO and Lindsay Gibson (IT Services Manager) at NCFE www.ncfe.org. Thanks to Emma Robinson and Justin Souter for organizing the event. Lean Startup is a professional network…
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Student Experience

Friday at work in Sao Paulo

One thing that definitely does not change with culture is the ´Friday feeling´!  Upon entering the office ´Rebecca Black: It´s Friday Friday´ was being played!  A ritual that apparently happens every Friday!  But work does still continue and Friday, my final day at work, was definitely the busiest! Fernanda, the Senior Director of Linhas Comunicacao,…
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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

End of the road

9 months down and only 6 weeks of work left.  I seriously can’t believe how quick this year has gone.  I remember waking up on my first day of work and panicking about what to wear, what people in the office would be like, what working life would be like (as a true student, this…
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Student Experience

An update from Linhas Comunicacao, Sao Paulo!

I can´t believe how quickly the week has done!  I am just about to start my last day at Linhas Comunicacao.  My colleagues have been the perfect city guides throughout my stay and have made a real effort to educate me about life in Brazil.  One of the graduates at the company, Juliana, has been keen…
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Student Experience

Busy Busy at Sao Paulo PR Company! …

After coming 4th place in the Rio 20+ competition and thanks to generous sonsorship from the Newcastle University Business School I am in Sao Paulo getting ready to start day 3 of work experience at Linhas Comunicacao PR company. I am writting my blog over breakfast at my hotel with many business travelers sitting around…
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Student Experience

Getting ready for work experience in Sao Paulo!

It has been just over three months since I found out that due to my involvement in the Rio 20+ debates (ran by the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability) I will be traveling to Sao Paulo to spend a week at Brazil’s leading PR firm, Linhas Comunicação.  This is possible thanks to generous support from Newcastle Business…
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