NBS students take on Universities Business Challenge Semi-finals

Welcome to the Do Better Business blog, this week’s blog is all about the Universities Business Challenge (UBC) semi-finals that took place earlier this year. The UBC is a national competition that allows students to practice their business and financial management skills through a series of simulations. This year, two teams from Norwich Business School…

The Adnams Employability Prize 2018

Norwich Business School students have put their marketing skills to the test with some well-known Norwich brands, thanks to a collaboration with well-known local brewer Adnams. Now in its fourth year, the Adnams Employability Prize challenged students to engage with local businesses to produce a poster and 30 second TV advert. Eight teams were selected…

NBS networking: launching a new phase for Norwich Financial Industry Group (FIG)

60 members of the local business community attended the latest NBS business breakfast on 25 April to learn more about the development on the Norwich Financial Industry Group (FIG). Attendees enjoyed a networking breakfast before being welcomed by Dr Kevan Williams, UEA Associate Dean of Innovation, who discussed the benefit of a strong business community…

Effective video content – how to get it right? UEA/CIM Marketing Club

The night of Tuesday the 28th of February saw the arrival of ‘The Beast from the East’ to Norwich, as well as dramatic snowfall. The night also played host to the second UEA/CIM Marketing Club event of the year, entitled ‘Effective video content – how to get it right?’. The UEA students and industry professionals…

Strengthening the UEA MBA Family

Students past and present attended a special event at Norwich Cathedral on Tuesday 13 March to celebrate the UEA MBA network. The event, organised by Norwich Business School, focused on networking and inspiring attendees to make the most of the opportunities on offer to them after completing their MBA. Lucy Marks, managing director of Norfolk Network,…

Students crunch the numbers for Alan Boswell Group Employability Prize

Norwich-based Alan Boswell Group have continued their sponsorship of a careers initiative for students studying at Norwich Business School. The firm’s employability prize challenged students to analyse real business data and present their recommendations back to directors from the Group – giving them a real insight into business decision-making. The students, all in their first…

What’s my favourite thing about UEA? Opportunities – Kamala Hajialibayova

Kamala Hajialibayova is an international student from Azerbaijan and is a current final year student of BSc Accounting and Finance at Norwich Business School UEA Whenever I am asked what my favourite thing about UEA is, I always reply: “opportunities”. Having come to a foreign country to study, I made sure to use the opportunities offered…

Half a World Away! : Deakin Australia and UEA/NBS Student Exchange

At Norwich Business School (NBS) we have a diverse multi-national student body and in 2017 NBS established a five year student exchange programme bridging two continents across more than 10,000 miles. The inaugural NBS/Deakin international student exchange welcomed 20 students from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.  Deakin University is a young research led university that is…

UEA Business Society’s Hunt for the ‘UEApprentice’

I am James Rhodes a 1st year Business Finance and Management student and this article is co-written by Olivia Whiting, a fellow 1st year student studying Marketing and Management. In November 2017 an opportunity came to both mine and Olivia’s attention that was being run by the UEA Business Society; one of 200+ societies that…

MSc Enterprise and Business Creation take on Sync The City 2017

The fourth edition of Sync The City was run from 23rd to 25th of November 2017 at Norwich Cathedral, it was an event organized by SyncNorwich and UEA which had the objective to bring together entrepreneurs with business mentors and technology expertise to develop a start-up in just 54 hours. At the event were five…