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Graduation 2020 advice - Hannah Brockbank

WBS alumna Hannah Brockbank offers advice to our new graduates.

"You're just at the starting line with many more years to go!"

Tue 21 Jul 2020, 16:00

Graduation 2020 advice - Alison Duncanson

Centre for Lifelong Learning alumna Alison Duncanson is a Chartered Psychologist and has worked for most of her career with people, from graduates to senior business leaders, consulting on change projects, designing assessment centres and developing leaders.

Today she shares her advice to new graduates.

Tue 21 Jul 2020, 15:09

Warwick London Prof. Network Webinar - Lord Bilimoria, Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer Partnership

 The London Professional Network is hosting on Friday afternoon at 17:30 featuring Lord Karan Bilimoria, Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer Partnership, President of the Confederation of British Industry.

Thu 16 Jul 2020, 10:36

University of Warwick Productivity and Futures of Work Global Research Priority

Want to know more about the Productivity and the Futures of Work GRP?


Wed 08 Jul 2020, 16:52

Minerva Business Angels Webinar Series

Hear from alumnus, Alex Toft, Head of Minerva, on the growth of Minerva Business Angels based on Warwick Science Park and their upcoming webinar series for those interested in finding out about being an angel investor.

Thu 02 Jul 2020, 17:00

Engage Britain Partnership

The University of Warwick is working in partnership with Engage Britain, a new organisation that aims to identify the biggest challenges facing the UK today. Further information about the project and how you can get involved can be found here.

Fri 05 Jun 2020, 16:05

Warwick Masters Postgraduate Awards 2020

Warwick is easing the path to postgraduate study that could prove invaluable for Warwick Alumni during these exceptional times by introducing the Alumni Discount Scheme and Warwick Graduate Award Scheme 2020.

Thu 04 Jun 2020, 18:06

Mark's Story

Mark Bailey is a consultant in charge of the infectious diseases isolation ward at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital. He shares a reflection on the current pandemic.

"New challenges, such as COVID-19, can tell us a lot about ourselves, others, and the organisations we work for and we all have a lot to learn from being involved in the current crisis."

Thu 21 May 2020, 15:15

Ann's Story

Ann Caine (Divisional Manager for Biomedical Sciences) tells us about what she and the team have been working on.

"I feel very proud of our admin team members who are supporting our staff and students to the best of their abilities, and our dedicated clinicians and talented scientists who have stepped up to help fight this unseen enemy."

Thu 21 May 2020, 15:03

Jordan's Story

Jordan (MB ChB) shares his experience as a Medical Student Clinical Support at University Hospital Coventry.

"As a former historian, I feel as though we are watching history unfurl before us – a turning point as real as the world wars, the nuclear age, the bubonic plague. As before, the solution is courage in the face of adversity."

Thu 21 May 2020, 14:59

Abbie's Story

Abbie (MB ChB) reflects on her experience as a medical student during the pandemic.

"Covid-19 has truly changed our lives, and we as medical students are no different."

Thu 21 May 2020, 14:55

Anj's Story

Anj Kang (MB ChB Phase I Secretary) signed up to the NHS Volunteer Responder initiative and tells us what her role involves.

"Both the patients and the pharmacies have been extremely grateful for the help I and lots of others are providing for those who are unable to get out at the moment."

Thu 21 May 2020, 14:49

Roopak's Story

Roopak Khara (MB ChB, 2013) tells us about her role working as medical lead on a psychiatric inpatient Covid-19 ward.

"Overnight I went from working as a general adult psychiatry registrar on a PICU (psychiatric intensive care unit) to medical lead for the UK’s first psychiatric inpatient COVID-19 ward in West London."

Thu 21 May 2020, 14:45

Shirley's Story

Shirley Rigby (PG Award, 2004) tells us about her role working as a consultant on a Covid-19 ward.

"It was a rapid learning curve, learning how to diagnose and treat a new disease that none of us had seen before."

Thu 21 May 2020, 14:38

Jessica's Story

Jessica Nolan (MB ChB, 2019) reflects upon her experience as an F1 working on a Covid-19 ward.

"When starting work as an F1 this year, I never thought that I would be facing anything as challenging as the Covid-19 pandemic."

Thu 21 May 2020, 14:33

Surviving COVID-19

Ho Sheng Yi (BA PPE, 2014) shares his story about surviving COVID-19.

Please note: Some of the content may be upsetting for some readers.

Tue 19 May 2020, 11:05

Fighting the pandemic in India

Aakriti Ajay Goenka (BSc Economics, 2018) shares her success story from India.

Tue 19 May 2020, 10:31

A message from Milan

Rosario Pascale was an exchange student at Warwick in 2013. Here he shares a bit of positivity during these difficult times:

"It's been a long time since I've walked down Warwick Road and through the Student Union square. I hope all of the students can come back soon to campus and enjoy the best university life there.

In the picture you can see my experience of lockdown in Milan. I made this pizza for the first time at Tocil, at the south-east of the University of Warwick, in 2013 exactly - it's also improved!

A big hug to every one of you. Wishing you all the best, and stay safe."

Mon 18 May 2020, 15:40

Warwick student becomes Home Secretary

Muhammad Ali Randhawa (MA Public Policy, 2017) is currently working as the Home Secretary in Gilgit-Baltistan, a beautiful region of Pakistan. After the arrival of COVID-19, Ali has been the head of all the relief operations in his jurisdictional province.

"With dedicated team effort and continuous hard work, we have been able to achieve a 75% recovery rate of COVID-19 patients, the highest in Pakistan. I believe the quality of education that I got from the University of Warwick has helped me to frame the policies and implement them by using networking management style."

Further updates can be found on Twitter @RandhawaAli.

Fri 15 May 2020, 16:00

Warwick alumnus to Mayor of Ledbury

Councillor Phillip Howells (MBA, 1993) shares his account of recent events.

Fri 15 May 2020, 11:55

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