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Student

The MSc Entrepreneurship Pitch Day 2024

Friday, 1 Mar
Earlier this week, the annual MSc Entrepreneurship Pitch Day took place on Level 50 of One Canada Square and showcased the incredible projects and startups that our students have been working on. Competing for a range of cash prizes which will then be invested into their businesses to accelerate growth, our students pitched their business ideas to a range of experts, angel investors and VC representatives.

Student

Associate Professor Simon Hulme organises mixer for visiting US students

Friday, 1 Mar
Earlier this month, UCL School of Management Associate Professor and MSc Entrepreneurship Programme Director Simon Hulme organised a mixer event with undergraduate UCL students based in Bloomsbury and 25 visiting students from the University of North Carolina. Held on Level 50 of One Canada Square, the event provided excellent opportunities for students of all disciplines to network and connect.
Staff

Neil Sutherland shares tips on supporting students with their dissertations

Thursday, 29 Feb
UCL School of Management Associate Professor Neil Sutherland has recently featured in a blog published by UCL to share his advice on supporting students through the opening stages of a dissertation. Having supervised undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations for more than a decade, Neil shares his expert tips aimed at guiding supervisors through the typical interactions they may encounter with students within these first few weeks.
Alumni

3 UCL School of Management alumni named in Hurun UK's Under30s and Under35s list

Thursday, 29 Feb
We are thrilled to announce that three UCL School of Management alumni have been named in this year's Hurun UK Under30s and Under35s list. BSc Information Management for Business alumnus Mario Maher featured in celebration of his apparel & fashion startup, Heat, while MSc Entrepreneurship alumnae and twin sisters Joyce and Raissa de Haas were recognised for their drinks startup Double Dutch Drinks.
Alumni

MSc Entrepreneurship alumna awarded £50,000 Innovate UK Grant to support startup

Friday, 23 Feb
UCL School of Management alumna Ponk Memoli has recently been awarded the £50,000 Innovate UK Grant to support her architectural design startup, HTCH. The UK's national innovation agency, Innovate UK supports business-led innovation across myriad industries, sectors and technologies across the country and supports the development of life-changing innovations.
Alumni

IMB alumnus Mihai Marcuta raises $3.2 million for tech start-up NodeShift

Monday, 12 Feb
UCL School of Management alumnus Mihai Marcuta has raised more than $3.2 million in a recent round of funding for his tech start-up NodeShift, a decentralised cloud provider hoping to create a vital new space for businesses that prioritises infrastructure affordability. The fundraiser saw investment from some of the industry's leading firms, including Inovo Capital, Notion Capital, 10X Founders, Kestrel0x1, Arca, Oxford Seed Fund.
Research

New paper examines how AI-Voice can aid decision making

Monday, 5 Feb
A new paper by UCL School of Management's Konstantin Scheuermann and Dr Angela Ristidou explores how AI systems can give voice to unheard stakeholders and make decision-making processes more inclusive.
Staff

UCL School of Management's IMB team take home UCL's Inclusive Practice Award

Friday, 2 Feb
Congratulations are in order for the incredible team behind UCL School of Management's BSc Information Management for Business (IMB) programme, who received UCL's Inclusive Practice Award at a ceremony in London last night. The award recognises and celebrates a recent project from the IMB team that hopes to support the experiences of A2UCL, disability and mature students at the university.
In the Media

UCL Professor Anthony Klotz talks to Fast Company on quitting a job you love

Wednesday, 31 Jan
In an insightful dialogue with Fast Company, UCL School of Management Associate Professor Anthony Klotz, along with insights from Gianpiero Petriglieri, Associate Professor of Organisational Behavior at INSEAD, discusses the intricate dynamics of an often-difficult decision — the act of resigning from a job one loves. Drawing on his expertise in organisational psychology, Anthony and Gianpiero shed light on the emotional and strategic dimensions of this challenging decision.
Student

UCLSoM students collaborate with sustainability start-ups in Scenario Week

Wednesday, 24 Jan
Earlier this month, second-year Management Science students took part in Scenario Week on Level 50 of One Canada Square as part of the programme's 'Design' module, culminating in a showcase of student innovation. The event saw students working closely with two sustainability-focused start-ups - Catalys and SeaSoil - to address their specific business challenges. A key part of the BSc/MSci Management Science programme, Scenario Weeks occur throughout the year and require students to work in teams to address complex interdisciplinary management problems.
In the Media

UCL Prof Anthony Klotz Speaks to Business Insider on Workplace Loyalty

Tuesday, 23 Jan
Who are you most loyal to - Yourself or your job? UCL Associate Prof Anthony Klotz speaks to Business Insider and takes us through what it takes to transform trust to triumph.
School

UCL School of Management Celebrates Best Lifelong Learning Initiative 2024 Award

Monday, 22 Jan
Last Friday, UCL School of Management received the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Business Graduates Association (BGA) award for the 'Best Lifelong Learning Initiative 2024', in partnership with Canvas by Instructure.
Staff

Susan Smith appointed CCAB Ethics Group Chair

Wednesday, 17 Jan
Professor of Accounting and Finance and Deputy Director for Student Experience, Susan Smith has been appointed the Ethics Group Chair by the Consultative Committee of Accounting Bodies (CCAB). Susan will bring her expert knowledge and wealth of experience in accounting and finance best practises and early career pathways.

In the Media

UCL SoM Honorary Associate Professor Chia-Jung Tsay won 2023 Best Paper Award

Friday, 12 Jan
Congratulations are in order for UCL SoM Honorary Associate Professor Chia-Jung Tsay, who won 2023 Best Paper Award at the Diversity in Management and Organisations (DMO) 2023 conference!
Staff

UCL School of Management faculty invited to host sessions in Hong Kong & Seoul

Friday, 5 Jan
UCL School of Management Professors Alan Parkinson and Lynsie Chew were recently invited by a number of universities across Hong Kong and Seoul to facilitate and host interactive sessions on a range of pressing topics. From the impact of environmental, social and governance (ESG) regulation on existing and prospective businesses to audit scandals and failures, Alan and Lynsie visited the University of London, Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKUSPACE), as well as ACCA Hong Kong and Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).