Global Experience Opportunity

#GetGlobal

  Tuesday 2nd December saw over seventy Business School students come together for the Global Experience Opportunity (GEO) #GetGlobal event.   The evening aimed to remind students that gaining global experience can significantly improve their employability, and an inspiring talk from Marc Lintern, Director of the Careers Service reminded students of the ‘happiness factor’ when…
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Student Experience

Give it a Go!

How can you experience mud buggies, knitting classes or a Portuguese language taster without having to organise a thing? Through the Give it a Go programme at Newcastle University! Like many other universities around the country, Newcastle University has a Give it a Go (GIAG) programme. Although I have been aware of the events that they have…
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Placements

Placement Student Profile – Sam, Garbutt & Elliott

My name is Sam Webb and I study BSc Economics. I recently completed a one year placement at Garbutt & Elliott Chartered Accountants in York.  I chose to do a placement as I really wanted some work experience in a financial area, an idea of where I would like to start a career after graduation and the…
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Global Experience Opportunity

Summing up our SEWA experience

I cannot believe that the internship has finished, I sit here in the EDI campus just a few hours away from my flight home and I am still trying to take it all in. I have had an amazing time, I have met so many wonderful people here, from students and teachers to managers and…
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Global Experience Opportunity

Fruitful End to a Wonderful Israeli Summer

Chuk reaches is last few days interning for Elevator Fund in Israel… Well, I guess this is it. Eventually, reached that week where I am writing my ending to this incredible adventure. Just to remind everyone, despite the stories of the press towards the situation in Israel, my experience epitomised the exact opposite. People would…
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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…

Global Experience Opportunity

My Last Israeli Weekend to Enjoy

This was a week with lots of anticipated suspense in continuing my exploration around Israel, looking to gain anything I can from this opportunity. The week began cheerfully with celebrating a friend’s birthday (Happy Birthday Justin!); on his request we went to visit the infamous Dr. Shakshuka, to try his very own, as you may…
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Global Experience Opportunity

Holy Israel, Simply Beautiful

Although the media’s headlines are serving up a storm regarding the situation in Israel, Chuk believes it is a safe place for the people living there. What an interesting time to be in Israel… This week at work, I had the chance to do some field work opposed to work done solely behind the desk….
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