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.
The reward for the teams with the highest grades on the Doing International Business In Emerging Markets course was a trip to Colombia to meet our clients. This proved to be a powerful incentive, and in April 2018, the top three teams departed for Medellin. This is the adventure that we had!
I recently attended a Chinese Job Market Webinar delivered by Stella Wang, Student Development Officer at the Business School. Not only did the webinar raise my awareness of the job market in China, but it opened my eyes to new opportunities and allowed me to see the possibility of realising my dreams in China.
The financial trek to London, has truly been one of the most enriching experiences during my time here in Edinburgh
Consulting on three different projects simultaneously has been the most interesting experience for me on the MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation. I had expectations at the start of the programme and consulting wasn’t one of them. Now it’s been added to my bucket list and ticked off!
Coaches and mentors are those who help you to cross the river, but eventually you need to cross the river by yourself! Huge thanks to my coach, Tina Livingston, and my mentor, Bing Guo, for their support during the Edinburgh Award.
Ben Somerset-How, Client Director for Creativebrief, recently visited our Marketing students to share his insights from the industry. What are employers looking for when they recruit Marketing graduates fresh from Business School? Read on to find out!
Attending the Business Travel Show/Travel Technology Europe Conference in London has considerably enriched our knowledge of the industry, and helped us to develop a comprehensive understanding of the consumer profile that we had been researching for our client consultancy project.
In Semester 2, the University of Edinburgh Business School (UEBS) treated their postgraduate students to a Company Trek to London. It was both an entertaining and valuable journey where we had the opportunity to visit finance companies in the world’s largest financial centre. Who knows, we might actually be working there one day in the future! During the Trek, we attended networking activities with company representatives and got to see inside their impressive buildings.
Leadership is a compulsory life skill to learn. In the past it has been too easy for me to say, I can’t be a leader, without challenging myself. However, I hope now that I am able to say, ‘I am not ready to be a leader, but I know can be’.