Employment Opportunities

Balloon Kenya – Hayley Barnes

A week by week account of the Balloon Kenya programme, written by Hayley Barnes.   If anybody had suggested way back at the beginning of 2013 that this summer I would be traveling to Kenya to work for 6 weeks; I would have completely dismissed them, perhaps even laughed at them. But in April I…
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Employment Opportunities

Study China – Rebecca Wilde

An account of Rebecca Wilde’s experience on the Study China Easter 2013 programme.   My Study China experience was one that I will never forget, or most likely have the chance to repeat. Not only did I get chance to visit a part of China that I would not necessarily choose to visit otherwise but…
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Employment Opportunities

Our Indian Adventure – coming to an end

A week by week account of our internship experience, working for the RBI in Pune, India: WEEK 5. In short, our fifth week at the Reserve Bank of India consisted of a dash to complete our projects and our trip to Mumbai. With the project deadline fast-approaching and the imminent presentation, week 5 was certainly…
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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

Our Indian Adventure – work begins

A week by week account of our internship experience, working for the RBI in Pune, India: WEEK 2. On Monday morning we headed into the CAB training centre and were directed to a large conference room where we were introduced to our project mentors along with other key members of the faculty at the CAB….
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Global Experience Opportunity

Our Indian Adventure

A week by week account of our internship experience, working for the RBI in Pune, India: WEEK 1. After wrestling our way through Indian customs we were met by the legendary Captain Nair. With 5 of the group of 8 of us assembled, following various different arrival times, we were given our first taste of…
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Student Experience

Uni isn’t just about studying!!

Almost 4 years spent in higher education and besides being super confident in my ability to reference Harvard Style by now, I’ve learned at least one other key thing too: uni isn’t just about studying! As my other fellow bloggers have advised, building on your CV is crucial nowadays as employers are expecting graduates to…
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Student Experience

The First NU Lions’ Den – The first of many…

‘Overwhelming array of talent showcased – 35 student enterprises faced a nail biting competition to face the panel of six Lions’ It set out to be the most exciting and innovative University wide competition to take place at Newcastle University and did not disappoint! The first annual NU Lions’ Den event took place on Wednesday…
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