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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Placements

Visa update for international students

Prior to January 2018, international students who wished to add a placement year on to their existing degree programme were required to return home to obtain a new Tier 4  visa before they could commence their placement. Now, students are able to renew their Tier 4 visa from the UK, either before or after their…
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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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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…

Societies

Finance Society trip to London

Every year the Finance Society organises a trip to visit various financial organisations in London. Keep reading to find out what we got up to. Our journey started off bright and early here in the Toon. During the ride, our train encountered a train delay due to what appeared to be a broken rail track…
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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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Employment Opportunities

Mock Telephone Interviews

Nestle Graduates are offering to help Business School students brush up on their telephone interview skills! You will go through an informal 30 minute mock interview, in which you will receive feedback to help you with your interview skills when it comes to the real thing! This is a great opportunity for anyone thinking of…
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Student Experience

My First Semester ‘DONE’ List

I’m a lover of lists. I love to make them and then to go through and tick things off. I find them incredibly satisfying. That’s why having completed my first semester at Newcastle University I wanted to share my ‘DONE’ list for you. My hope is that those of you who are new can share…
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Student Experience

Top Revision and Stress Tips

It’s getting to that time of the year again…exam season. It can be a time with lots of stress and not much sleep, where both tension and workloads are large! Therefore I’ve come up with five top tips for exam times. 1. Plan The best way to avoid stress is to plan what you’re doing…
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