The latest news and insights from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

12 October 2017

Students set to match profit with purpose

Students will devise new business ideas to tackle global challenges and pitch them to a panel of industry leaders in the second year of #makeyourmark.

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📅09 October 2017

School team cycle 1,000 miles for STV Appeal 

Business School staff and students have raised more than £2,500 for the STV Children’s Appeal, by collectively cycling more than 1,000 miles around Scotland.


📅06 October 2017

WHSmith CEO Stephen Clarke launches new Global Challenges business course

In celebration of the retailer’s 225 year anniversary, Clarke delivered a lecture on the changing nature of business in an uncertain and globalised world.


📅02 October 2017

Frugal entrepreneurs too risky for 87% of angel investors

Professor Richard Harrison argues startup founders should put their money where their mouths are if they want to secure business angel investment.


📅26 September 2017

Wendy Loretto joins board of Standard Life Foundation

Dean Wendy Loretto has been appointed to the board of the Standard Life Foundation.


📅21 September 2017

Global credit analysts warn of serious UK consumer debt problem

The extraordinary rate of growth of UK consumer debit has become a ‘serious problem’, according to a group of the world’s leading credit experts.


📅11 September 2017

Latest Excellence in Teaching Award winners announced

Six more staff scoop prizes in the second phase of the School’s teaching awards for 2017.


📅01 September 2017

Insight | Social enterprise key to peace-building in Rwanda

Social enterprises have a crucial role to play in rebuilding countries after conflict, argues Rwandan entrepreneur.


📅22 August 2017

Insight | Integrated thinking key to connect performance with purpose

The pressure on organisations to be both competitive and sustainable has never been greater. But Professor Paolo Quattrone says this often leads to a mishmash of half-measures.


📅17 August 2017

New non-executive director programme to plug boardroom leadership gap

The Business School has launched a new programme to accelerate executives’ development and propel them into the boardroom.


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