Management School Alumni Newsletter: Winter 2021

Welcome to the Winter 2021 edition of your Management School alumni newsletter. In this edition, we are delighted to bring you the latest alumni and community news as well as invite you to stay in touch and get involved with the Management School via a range of volunteering opportunities and online events.

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AMBA accreditation confirms Management School's place among global elite

We are delighted to announce that the Management School has been awarded accreditation from the internationally regarded Association of MBAs (AMBA). This achievement means ULMS joins a group of globally elite Management Schools carrying the triple crown accreditation of EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

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Athena Swan

Management School achieves Athena SWAN silver award

The Management School has achieved the Athena SWAN silver award, indicating its commitment to gender equality and diversity. Athena SWAN encourages and recognises good practices in higher education and research institutions towards the advancement of equality and diversity. ULMS becomes only the third business school in the UK to achieve the silver award.

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ULMS climbs in The Economist WhichMBA? Rankings

The Management School has improved its position by 20 places in The Economist Which MBA? global rankings.

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Justin Ferbey

Alumni Spotlight

In this edition of our alumni spotlight, we sat down with MBA graduate Justin Ferbey. Justin is currently Deputy Minister of the Yukon Government’s Department of Economic Development and holds the concurrent position of CEO and President of the Yukon Development Corporation, a crown-corporation responsible for energy investments. Justin played an instrumental role in negotiating a self-government treaty for his First Nation community of Carcross Tagish in Yukon, Canada.

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Ammo, Lynn, Pippa

Research Spotlight

Professor Pippa Hunter-Jones, Dr Lynn Sudbury-Riley and Dr Ahmed Al-Abdin initiated a research project to improve the delivery of palliative and end-of-life care for patients and their families. The research has been highlighted as one of the Management School’s ‘Research Impact’ cases and has gone on to inform government policy.

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Professional Interest Networks

ULMS has four Professional Interest Networks which regularly host events and networking opportunities for members. They are fantastic way of staying in touch with the School, making new contacts and sharing knowledge. All are welcome to join the networks and you can subscribe to as many as you wish by completing this short form. We hope to see you at a future event!

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Call for Undergraduate Year in Industry Placements

Could your organisation offer a placement to a Management School student? The Year in Industry is offered across all undergraduate programmes in the Management School and is a transformational opportunity for students.

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Lukas Tabac

Student Stories

Final year BA International Business student, Lukas Tabak, was recently crowned the winner of the McKinsey Solve IT 2020 competition.

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Harvey Upton

Graduate Stories

Dr Harvey Upton completed his undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees at the University of Liverpool Management School. Harvey now works as a Postdoctoral Research at Humboldt University of Berlin.

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Volunteer and Engagement Opportunities

We greatly value and appreciate our alumni who volunteer their time and expertise to the Management School and our current students. If you would like to get involved, take a look at our wide range of opportunities or contact us if you have any ideas of your own! Your Alumni Engagement Team; Nia Evans, Hannah Norris and Tailah Edwards-Feenie would love to hear from you.

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