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Why an MBA can help make sense of Brexit

Posted by on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This week marks the tenth anniversary of a stable economy in the UK. The withdrawal of BNP Paribas from subprime mortgages triggered the end of an economic bubble. Economics during times of prosperity is considered a dusty and boring subject. Overnight economics was suddenly catapulted to the contemporary subject as we all tried to make… Read More »

8 ways to maximise your chances of a successful legal career

Posted by on Monday, February 19, 2018

In my capacity as Marketing Manager at Darlingtons law firm I have had the pleasure of visiting and speaking to students at a number of Universities in the last year, including Bradford. These visits bring back memories of my own time studying law, albeit in a different era. As I often explain to students, I… Read More »

My Ma Kam Ming Scholarship at the School of Management

Posted by on Friday, February 16, 2018

After successfully obtaining the Ma Kam Ming Scholarship in 2016, I was able study MSc Finance, Accounting and Management at the School of Management. My postgraduate degree (that I passed with distinction) as well as the unique study experience at the School of Management has enabled me to successfully gain my dream job – working… Read More »

The University of the future will be interdisciplinary

Posted by on Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Structures and labels are important for bringing order to confusion, providing a sense of direction and purpose. But they can lose their value as the world changes around them. In a world where interdisciplinary research is of growing importance, dividing universities by academic departments creates barriers not benefits. As academics, we’re used to departments. We… Read More »

My experience at the ‘Europe’s Youth as Partners for Sustainable Change’ study visit

Posted by on Friday, December 8, 2017

The 8th ‘Europe’s Youth as Partners for Sustainable Change’ event brought together 40 students from across Europe to the European Union in Brussels to express their opinions and share their ideas on climate change. I felt very honoured to be part of this amazing experience and meet all these young and motivated people willing to make… Read More »

Google Top Black Talent programme – my experience

Posted by on Thursday, December 7, 2017

  “If you don’t know your value, how can we know why we should hire you?”(Google)  “Let people always reflect back to you who you are and what you have to offer.” (John Amaechi) This is what stood out to me during the two days in London where I had the privilege to be selected to… Read More »

My placement at Walker Foster Solicitors

Posted by on Monday, October 30, 2017

I was eager to be selected for the placement because I really wanted to get a proper feel of what it would be like to work in a real legal environment, putting what I had studied into practice, in real world scenarios. I had an awesome time during my placement at Walker Foster Solicitors. It… Read More »

How can your business take advantage of your local university?

Posted by on Thursday, September 28, 2017

To many businesses, universities can still look like the Ivory Tower, hard to get into and even harder to work with. Times have changed radically and universities – particularly when it comes to their business school operations – are working harder than ever to build bridges with businesses of all types and sizes to demonstrate… Read More »

My CPS Work Experience

Posted by on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Winning the prestigious CPS Yorkshire and Humberside Criminal Law Prize 2016 in my second year for the highest achiever in Criminal Law was definitely one of my most memorable moments at the University of Bradford. This was because the prize was not only sponsored by the CPS (Crown Prosecution Service) but also consisted of a… Read More »

The rise of psychometric testing is harming workplace diversity

Posted by on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Psychometrics have become an essential weapon in the graduate recruiter’s arsenal, helping large private and public sector employers whittle down applications from the tens of thousands to the elite few who will be invited to an interview or assessment centre. Nearly three-quarters (71 per cent) of graduate recruiters use psychometric testing, according to a 2016… Read More »

The Future of Food Security

Posted by on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The blockade of imports into Qatar by its Gulf neighbours has ramped up political tensions in the region, and again exposed the fragility of food supply chains. The tensions with neighbouring members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and consequent blockades of ports and airspace, has led to urgent new deals with Iran and Turkey and… Read More »