The recent business trek to Iceland was full of information and insight. Discussions covered innovative entrepreneurialism, what really makes a successful business, social responsibility and business ethics. Oh, and of course, as we were in Iceland – surrounded by environmentalism, sustainability and volcanoes.
If you have a discovery mindset, like to find new ways of doing things, and seek new adventures, you will find that the Business School is a place that will encourage and challenge you.
The Staff Pride Network at the University aims to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all its employees who identify themselves as part of the LGBT+ community, and is a reflection of the University’s commitment to inclusion and diversity.
While Semester 2 has at times been challenging and stressful, it has also been a positive learning curve and filled with beautiful memories. Here is what to expect!
This month, Moody’s came to the Business School allowing us to meet with a group of employees working in different areas of the company, from mathematics to physics. This was a great opportunity for us to find out more about the roles that we would hope to move into in the financial sector.
In this blog, I am going to introduce the Programme Director of IHRM and HRM, Dr. Thomas (Tom) Calvard. Tom, who has a Doctorate in Organisational Psychology and is also a lecturer in HRM, speaks about the initial days of the programme and how it has grown to what it is today; his take on the relevance of international HRM in today’s world; and shares a small message for the students who wish to join the programme next year.
Spending time with family and friends is the perfect way to unwind at the end of an intense semester. For me the holidays are a good time to recharge and reflect on what has happened in recent months. I also like to catch up on my favourite shows, and read some books that allow me to dig deeper into the topics that interest me. Here are three books that I finished during the holiday break that I would highly recommend.
A Company Sponsored Dissertation (CSD) can be a brilliant capstone to top off your year with UEBS. By working with a client on a real business problem, you can showcase what you’ve learnt over the past year in a practical setting. Perhaps you’re feeling both ambitious and a little terrified – like I was when I took on a CSD as part of my MSc in Management. Here’s what I wish I knew this time last year.
There is a lot more to the Business School than you might think, and it makes the experience of studying here so unique.
As the song goes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! When I saw bus drivers in Christmas sweaters and the Christmas tree set up in the Business School, I knew Christmas was on its way. There is so much to do during Christmas in Edinburgh – here are some of the things that I would recommend.