Marketing Club: Social Enterprise

As 2019 began to pick up speed, the University of East Anglia partnered with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and kicked off the year with the latest marketing club event. As much of the events have focused on influencers and gaming, this time round expected to be different with the focus of entrepreneurialism and marketing…

Meet the brand leaders 2018-19

The MSc in Brand Leadership at the University of East Anglia is now in its tenth year. It’s the only programme of its kind in the world. It combines the rigour of strategic thinking with creativity in branding and individual mentorship to help students with their personal and professional development. We equip them with tools…

Alan Boswell Group Employability Prize 2019

In 2017 Sally Piff and Robert Jenkins, both NBS lecturers in the Quantitative Methods module wanted to provide students the opportunity to apply academic knowledge gained at their time studying at UEA to a real work experience. This effort and commitment enabled the Norwich Business School to collaborate with Alan Boswell Group, an organisation that…

Accounting Students: ICAEW Business Game & Grant Thornton Visit

ICAEW Business Game Wednesday afternoon 27th February, found six teams of accounting students (several sacrificing sports fixtures) competing to win the ICAEW Business Game, hosted by Daisy Culver (ICAEW). The challenge involved analysing the business strategy and finances of Vivami Ltd, a fictitious TV production company. Having been provided with a large amount of data…

Enterprise students host annual Family Business Club event

UEA’s Enterprise Centre has a strong reputation for fostering new opportunities, and this was clear to see back in December when the building was taken over for the second, annual Family Business Club event.  From 5.30pm, on December 12th, 50+ guests received a warm welcome – complete with delicious street food from Namaste Kitchen – to the…

NBS Graduate Job Programme: Sarah’s Journey

What made you apply to GTMS? The realisation of taking every opportunity. The GTMS scheme provided both the opportunity of experiencing an assessment centre, the opportunity to practice interview skills and also the opportunity of exposure to lots of exciting local businesses. Please provide a brief overview of the GTMS process. How did you find…

Universities Business Challenge: NBS Students Reach Semi-final

My name is James Rhodes, I am a second year Business Management Student and this article is written to reflect on my team’s journey in the University Business Challenge so far. UBC (University Business Challenge) is a highly prestigious simulation based competition in the UK that is designed to develop employability skills using realistic business…

NBS networking: crowdfunding and creativity

With the Christmas break behind us, we kicked off a new year of networking with a sell-out business breakfast on Tuesday 15 January. After a welcome from Dr Arvind Yadav, Dr Tiago Botelho, Lecturer in Business Strategy, began the session by talking us through crowdfunding. Though examples can be traced back hundreds of years (even…

Deakin University Student Exchange 2018: A Successful Second Year

On Saturday 10th November 2018 Norwich Business School welcomed, eighteen students from Deakin University, Melbourne,  Australia, with open arms. They had just experienced a 23 hour journey and travelled over 10,000 miles to arrive at The University of East Anglia ready to embark on their two week international student exchange organised between UEA’s UEA International…