Syncing The City with NBS, CMP and Aviva – A Reflection from Steve Jones

Starting a new business… surely its not difficult right? That’s a question asked often and the answer can be easily summed up with the Guardian’s headline “You are never prepared for how much hard work it is” (Walsh, 2012). Nevertheless, this did not stop 122 people, including students and industry professionals descending on the Kings…

Sync the City Success for UEA

Last Thursday, Friday and Saturday (November 20-22), Sync the City (a 54 hour startup weekend event) took place at the Kings Centre in Norwich.  Co-organised by SyncNorwich and UEA, with a range of sponsors including HP and Norwich-based Rainbird, it brought together just over 100 software developers, entrepreneurs, government officials and a range of UEA…

Memories of Congregation, Plus Some Do’s and Don’ts!

So suddenly it’s here, after 3 years (for most), of lectures, essays, exams and of course, parties – Congregation is just around the corner. It got us talking about our own ceremonies in the Local Support Office and with a sudden shock, I remembered that it was 6 years ago that I graduated myself! So…

21st May 2014 – Sir Richard Heygate | Norwich Business School

On the 21st May, Norwich Business School will welcome renowned businessman and writer, Sir Richard Heygate. As a businessman, Sir Richard is chiefly known for being part of the team which created the world’s first on-line cash machine, and for a long career as a McKinsey & Company partner. Whilst at McKinsey, he started a…