Some of my top tips to help you settle into Edinburgh University Business School life.
Our trip to Frankfurt was definitely a meaningful one. The delicious food we ate, the tasteful drink we drank, the great experience we had, the practical knowledge we learned and the friendly people we met in Frankfurt will all without doubt stay with us for a long time.
Participating in a trip such as the Frankfurt trek can benefit students in many ways. Following the 5 days spent in Germany, I considered the key highlights of this venture to be the material covered in the lectures, the quality of lecture delivery, the things we learnt on our visits to the European Central Bank and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the professional network which I grew.
I was one of the few luckiest graduates to get through the selection process for joining the Dublin business engagement trek. We visited 5 World renowned companies, the prestigious Trinity College Dublin and met our alumni working in corporate world of Dublin.
This is the first year of the Innovation and Design Management course on the Edinburgh MBA programme. Let me explain why I’m glad I chose it!
What’s the best thing about being an entrepreneur? How do entrepreneurs shape their startup ideas? I had the opportunity to speak to 3 founders at the Business School’s Start-up Festival to find out.
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world presenting vast business opportunities for organisations. And what better way to unearth those opportunities than to travel to the country and find out for ourselves what it might be like to do business there. From the large, established organisations, to the slums of Dharavi, we gained an idea of the challenges facing organisations trying to enter the Indian market, and how they might be overcome.
That was the underlying message I came away with after a recent AGCAS (Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services) conference on the topic of careers in Media, PR, Comms and Advertising in Scotland. Here are a few nuggets of information for anyone interested in finding out more about jobs, applications and selling yourself in this industry.
How can our female MBAs prepare themselves for leadership roles? Our focus on Women in Leadership took us to London to find out.
Want to get close to senior practitioners from careers and industries you are interested in? Then don’t miss career lounges at the School. Ask questions, make connections, get tips on applying to their organisations, learn about the latest trends they’re embracing – some students have even secured dissertation projects from these sessions. Here’s what I learnt about peer-to-peer lending.