Will’s top tips for grad scheme success

Hi, my name is Will Prince and I have recently graduated from BSc Accounting and Finance at Norwich Business School at UEA. Getting involved in sports and social clubs was a really important part of my uni experience; but I knew that when I finished university, I wanted a job to go to. As my…

NBS host the Young Enterprise Regional Final 2018

The entrepreneurial achievements of young people from across the East of England have been celebrated at the Young Enterprise Regional Final 2018, hosted by Norwich Business School. Students from secondary schools across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk have been taking part in the Young Enterprise Company Programme, gaining hands-on experience of setting up and running…

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…

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…

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 Employability Week 2017

Last November UEA/NBS hosted its annual Employability Week 2017 (EW 2017). This is exclusive to Norwich Business School and highlights NBS’ commitment to providing our students the very best preparation for success in the ever competitive gradate job market. Our annual week-long event involves some of the most familiar global companies as well as local…

NBS Employability Week 2016

Back in November 2016. Norwich Business School once again hosted its annual Employability Week in conjunction with CareerCentral. Every year, in the autumn semester NBS suspends all teaching in order to offer all its students a full timetable of events focused on gaining insight and preparing them for seeking employment after graduation. Our 2016 edition…

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…

Alan Boswell Group Employability Prize 2017

On Wednesday 1 March, first year students from Norwich Business School competed in a brand new employability prize sponsored by local insurance broker Alan Boswell Group. Alan Boswell Group is a leading UK independent insurance broker and one of the eastern region’s largest independent financial planners. Providing expert advice on insurance and financial services to…