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.


Sending University of Bristol Business School students to attend the CBI annual conference 2022

University of Bristol Business School Cup at CBI Conference 22

With the support of the University of Bristol Business School, it is my great privilege to have attended the 2022 CBI Annual Conference last week, the UK’s highest-profile business conference.

I and my fellow students spent both days enjoying the amazing, inspirational presentations and talks given by the many experts and speakers and looking around the venue and networking with like-minded business individuals. 


We are the Bristol Trading Society at the University of Bristol

Bristol trading Society LogoThe Bristol Trading Society is one of the most prestigious student-led investment societies in Bristol and is the only society specialising in trading and financial markets education. They are led by an experienced and knowledgeable team, with industry connections. Their mission is to enhance members’ financial literacy, nurture their passion for trading, educate, engage, and provide exposure with our unique hands-on approach.

Below the President tells us all about what the society offers to the University of Bristol Business School students and how you can join and attend to further your passion in the financial markets and trading.


How to get work to pay for training: Top 10 tips | MSc Strategy, Change and Leadership

Andy Foxon - MSc SCL StudentMSc Strategy, Change and Leadership is a part-time Executive master’s for professionals who want to build on their management experience and progress their leadership career.

Tuition fees can be funded by the organisation you work for, or through a combination of individual and organisation funding.

Andy Foxon (Freelance Consultant, Operations Management), student on the programme, shares his top 10 tips for getting funding from your workplace.


Why study a master’s in Global Operations and Supply Chain Management

Shipping containers on a large boatOperations and supply chain management has never been more important than today when global supply chains have been disrupted heavily by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mitigating the negative impacts and building a more sustainable, digitally-driven, and resilient supply chain is regarded as a common goal for many companies and leaders.   (more…)