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Interning in the Toon – Week One at FSB!

Vicky tell us about week one of her GEO Internship at Federation of Small Businesses.  To find out more about our GEO regional internship programme for Newcastle University Business School students, visit our website. The first week at Newcastle University was exciting, challenging, and interesting. The week started with a full induction day and dinner at St James Park….
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A Week of Work. Week 5 in Ahmedabad with SEWA

Newcastle student Liv tells us about her penultimate week in India, working with the Self Employed Women’s Association. To find out more about our GEO global internship programme for Newcastle University Business School Stage 2 students, visit our website. This week has been a heavy week in terms of work, with our final week approaching and the…
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A Week Full of Trips: Week Five at RBI

Our Boston and Newcastle students working with the Reserve Bank of India tell us about their penultimate week! To find out more about our GEO global internship programme for Newcastle University Business School Stage 2 students, visit our website. A bright and early start saw the group wake up at 8am sharp on an overcast and…
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Week Four interning with the RBI

Harry and David, two of our RBI interns from Newcastle, talk about their week undertaking field work and exploring the surrounding countryside around Pune. To find out more about our GEO global internship programme for Newcastle University Business School Stage 2 students, visit our website. Last weekend, we wanted to prioritise exploring and hiking. A couple of us had…
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Our First Week in Kigali, Rwanda

Jia and Alex tell us about their first week of their GEO internship working with entrepreneurs in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital. To find out more about our GEO global internship programme for Newcastle University Business School Stage 2 students, visit our website. Jia After spending 23 hours transiting in Amsterdam, I arrived in Kigali on Sunday night….
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Student Experience

A Thai in the Toon

BY SURANGNUT, REPOSTED FROM PGCAFE Being almost 6,000 miles away from home it is so difficult to imagine “how is my life going to be?” This is the longest alone trip of my life – from Bangkok, Thailand to Newcastle upon Tyne. I kept thinking about the choice I had made. I had to quit my…
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7 Things to do in Newcastle this April

As the nights get shorter 😌 and days get warmer 🌞,  take a look at some of the things I think you should explore this April in Newcastle (and beyond!). 1: Tyneside Cinema 📽 With all the hope in the world, we all know that Springtime in the North East isn’t going to be all sunny days. So…
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Delicious dessert from Estonia

While living abroad there are some things that you cannot help but miss from home. One of which is food, some specific products that do not exist elsewhere. For example, if you would go to Estonia, you would notice that instead of white bread, people are eating black bread made of rye flour. Estonians adore the…
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