Placements

Placement Student Profile – Miles, PWC

My name is Miles Reah and I am currently on an 11 month placement year with PwC here in Newcastle. I work within Core Assurance as an Associate. After applying for which felt like every placement under the sun (seriously I think it I hit the 50/60 mark), going through the online tests, telephone interviews,…
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Global Experience Opportunity

GEO summer internships

As companies compete in a global market I wanted an international dimension to my portfolio. I have trekked in the Sahara, won a scholarship to South Africa and inter-railed in Eastern Europe. However, I’ve never had the opportunity of working outside of Europe – until now. Every year the Business Schools Global Experience Opportunity (GEO) offers…
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Student Experience

2 down, 1 to go

As another successful year at uni draws to a close, it was time for me to pack up shop and return home for the summer! After just (and I mean just) fitting everything into the car (it’s amazing how much I’ve accumulated over a year), we made our way back to York. Whilst surrounded by…
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Student Experience

Kings of Leon @ St James Park

What better way to celebrate the end of exams than watching Kings of Leon perform at St James Park! After a couple of alcoholic beverages we made our way to the stadium just in time for the first act; Twin Atlantic. Gone was the football pitch, hidden under what resembled concrete slabs. It was slightly…
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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

Open days have closed for business!

So that’s it – NUBS open days are officially done and dusted. It’s been a tiring last week but hell it’s been worth it! 🙂 It’s been a pleasure to meet such enthusiastic post-applicants and I wish them all the best in their exams! I understand that there’s a long journey ahead but  it’ll so be…
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Events

The annual David Goldman Lecture

In true ‘stereotypical’ student fashion, this blog is late (by 2 weeks in fact). Let’s turn the clocks back to Wednesday 19 March. One of the busiest days in the Business Schools calendar.  The annual David Goldman lecture which followed the productive and very insightful GaGa event [see ‘Going GaGa’ – if you dare!]. Being…
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Placements

Placement Student Profile – Emma, Clarion Events

My name is Emma Buchan and I am currently undertaking a 10 month placement at Clarion Events in London. Clarion Events produce high quality, targeted business-to-business exhibitions, consumer events, and conferences. I work in the Consumer Department as a Marketing Assistant and I have been lucky enough to be part of three different teams which…
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Events

NUBS goes BALListic

8 weeks in, 1 to go – cue glitzy waistcoat and terrible glasses for the Hollywood themed Business School Ball. . . . I told you they were terrible! With over 350 guests the ball was a night to remember. A chance for everyone to put work to one side and let their hair down…
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Events

Going GaGa

Last year, as a fresher, I attended as many GaGa sessions as I could. This made me even keener to seek an international placement.  One year later, I found myself working for the event. As I manically ran around the Business School sorting out one thing and another, I started to reflect upon what I’d…
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Student Experience

The Great Business Bake Off 2014!

The Marketing Society added something a little special to the free tea and coffee mornings in the Business School this week. A group of talented bakers, baked some of their tastiest treats, entering a battle to become the Best Business Baker of 2014. Each entry was showcased in the Business School Cafe on the morning…
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