The Grant Thornton Employability Prize 2018

We were pleased to develop our programme of student employability prizes in May by working with accountancy firm Grant Thornton for the first time in a joint initiative to give NBS students a helping hand into the world of work. The undergraduate students that took part, all studying the Advanced Management Accounting module at Norwich…

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…

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…

NBS Students Present New Business Ideas to the Zoological Society of East Anglia

Second-year Management Accounting students from the Norwich Business School at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have used their business planning skills to come up with new ideas for the Zoological Society of East Anglia (ZSEA). ZSEA, the charitable banner covering Banham Zoo and Africa Alive, worked with the 240 Norwich Business School students, offering…

University Business Challenge: NBS teams reach the semi-finals yet again!

Norwich Business School has yet again out performed expectations by reaching the semi-finals of the University Business Challenge, the world’s top student competition for employability and enterprise. These competitions are an exciting challenge for students which pits the brightest students from the best universities in a friendly but competitive competition. For the 4th year in…

PWC Employability Prize in Financial Services

The first annual PWC Employability prize took place in the second semester of the academic year 2014/2015. The prize was linked to the third year Undergraduate module “International Financial Services” in which over 200 students took part. The 7 shortlisted students were then invited to present to a PWC panel lead by the Norwich Office…