Management Consultancy projects – applying learnings to real-world challenges

Group of students standing and talking at Management Consultancy Unit event

At the University of Bristol Business School, students in their third year have the option to select a Management Consultancy unit, through which they have the opportunity to work on bespoke research projects for not-for-profit organisations in areas such as marketing, fundraising, strategy and social impact.

This unit is one of the exciting partnerships between the Business School, Professional Liaison Network and external partners allowing students to apply their academic studies to real world situations.

Read on to find out more about the research undertaken by students on this unit, this year, and the mutual benefits this unit offers students and organisations who take part.


Navigating the grant capture, interdisciplinarity and impact: the early-career researcher (ECR) perspective

Insights and takeaways from the Faculty ECR event ‘How to live well as a researcher?’

Held in an atmospheric suite at Engineer’s House, this event brought together early-career researchers (ECRs) from across the Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, offering an opportunity for a dialogue across different schools. Prof Patrick Capps, the Faculty Research Co-Director, welcomed the participants and highlighted the institutional commitment to providing the ECRs with support to develop their research career at Bristol.


Bridging the Gap to Sustainability: My Student Journey at the University of Bristol

Deeshen Shah was working in Engineering when he decided to make a change and study MSc Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) at the University of Bristol, he graduated in 2022. Here he discusses what drove that decision and what the future holds. (more…)

What it’s like to do a summer internship abroad

Cityscape of Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh CityBeing an International Business Management (IBM) student, going abroad has been on my wish list since the moment I applied for the course. However, having not met the target marks in first year for a year of study abroad, I had to look for other options to help me realise this goal. On a whim, I decided to apply for a summer placement via the University of Bristol Global Opportunities team to work in Vietnam. Being the usual pessimist, I didn’t expect anything to come of it – so naturally, I was ecstatic when the confirmation e-mail came through.


Black History Month 2021 | “One promise I made to myself was that I would be the representation that I didn’t have when I started.”

University of Bristol alumna, Vona Aghoghovbia-Ezichi, (BSc Accounting and Management, 2005)

To celebrate Black History Month, (this year’s theme being, ‘Proud To Be’) we spoke to University of Bristol alumna, Vona Aghoghovbia-Ezichi, (BSc Accounting and Management, 2005) Global Director of Accounting at JLL to discuss her role-models, the importance of representation, and what more needs to be done to address the lack of diversity at senior levels within the accounting sector. (more…)