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Karen Noakes

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Karen Nokes was recently one of the first PhD researchers to complete her viva online during the Covid-19 pandemic. She shares her PhD journey and her top tips for preparing for an online oral examination.

Indian schoolgirl

Thursday, May 21, 2020

What are the challenges of studying an MBA with a technical background? Fulll-time MBA candidate Padma built a successful career in hardware engineering after leaving university. Now, she is studying an MBA to transition to a career in corporate social responsibility.

ambs student on a bike delivering supplies

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The lockdown of Manchester city centre in the wake of COVID-19 has turned into an opportunity for Alliance MBS student Mohammad Afridi to trial his on-demand delivery platform while also helping vulnerable people across the city.

compassionate capitalism book cover

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Contemporary businesses are frequently challenged to invest the profits from their commercial successes into projects that benefit society. Yet the idea that the pursuit of competitiveness should also promote the common good is not a new one. Indeed its origins can be seen in the Middle Ages.

A picture of AMBS student Alfie Balsdon

Monday, April 27, 2020

We spoke to Alfie Balsdon, BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics student, about his experience working with The Tutor Trust, a unique charity which aims to tackle inequality by supplying schools with university students, who act as academic tutors to disadvantaged pupils.

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