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Choose to challenge – MBA Wo+Men’s SIG leaders

This International Women’s Day we meet the three leaders choosing to challenge as they head up the Wo+Men’s Special Interest Group for the MBA Class of 2020/21. Hawi Abbajobir, Sarah Sketchley and Hanna Lil-Malone all bring something different to the table, as they stood up to lead and steer the Wo+Men’s SIG during their MBA […]

Cambridge MBA coalition marks diversity in the workplace

The Cambridge MBA Class of 2020 formed the Student Diversity Coalition and welcomed Randy Boissonnault as the keynote speaker at its first event – Leading Multidimensional Teams, held in November 2020. ‘Diversifying the Workplace’ – was a series of events bringing thought leaders at the forefront of diversity and inclusion, together with students who are […]

United Arab Emirates Trek 2018

United Arab Emirates Trek 2018

In late December 2018, twenty-five Cambridge MBA students and a member of MBA Careers team embarked on a career trek to the UAE. Our aims were to discover the region, and to make lasting connections with alumni and companies in the area. For many of us, networking with the ultimate goal of obtaining employment in […]

Founders Factory: a visit by the Entrepreneurship SIG

Founders Factory: a visit by the Entrepreneurship SIG

We arrived at the Founders Factory in London, for an evening of presentations given by three early stage startups. They ranged from a startup that is still forming market understanding and product offering to an early-stage company that has started selling to a limited audience. The companies included a media company that pulls together daily […]

Vishal J Jain: My Singapore Trek 2018

Career Treks are a great way for any MBA student to network, learn about new industries, and experience a whole new country and culture before starting their MBA journey. This Trek explored the four key employment verticals in the Singapore market: Consulting, Finance, Technology, and Industry. It covered such luminary giants as Google, Facebook, Deloitte, […]

The Yale Healthcare Case Competition 2018

  In Febraury of this year, a team of Camrbridge MBAs, Gabriel Thia (Singapore), Hannah Kanamori (Japan), Xin Qi (China) and Yiwei Li (China) and Takehiro Aoki (Japan) were awarded the first place at the Yale Healthcare Case Competition (YHCC). The YHCC is an annual international case competition organised by the Yale School of Management, […]

Crystallising learning into praxis

Waking up to full-on sunshine and a chorus of exotic birds, we started every day of our Global Consulting Project (GCP) in Belo Horizonte, Brazil with a fresh mind. And although the four weeks flew by- they certainly left us with a number of crucial experiences to take forward. Our first-hand challenge in Latin America […]

It took an MBA to make me realise that the most important thing in life is a good mattress

I ate Thai food at the same restaurant every lunch for a week; I think that was about the only constant from the first three weeks of our Global Consulting Project (GCP). By the time I headed back to Cambridge, I had flown for 57.5 hours, changed my bed 11 times, experienced a snow storm […]