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Startups, family business and the future of in-vehicle payments

Anish Agarwal (MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering, 2011) is an entrepreneur in the automotive and manufacturing space with a passion for technology and engineering innovation. Anish discusses how his experiences of studying and working around the world have shaped his own career, including his time with the family business Sterling Tools and involvement in several exciting automotive startups including Sheeva.AI.

Luisa Da Silva: Finding her tribe at Warwick and saving the planet

Luisa Da Silva (MBA, 2019) is the Executive Director of Iron+ Earth, a worker-led organisation based in Canada that sits at the intersection of energy, environmentalism and thought leadership.

Iron + Earth was set up to empower energy sector and indigenous workers to recognise and transfer their skills to the renewable sector to help tackle the climate crisis. Hear Luisa’s captivating story about life as an international student and her advice for students and alumni alike who share her passion for saving the planet.

British Council Study UK Alumni Awards

Applications for the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards are open from 1 September to 28 October to alumni living outside of the UK who have studied in the UK in the last 15 years. The Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions, and countries.

Thu 01 Sep 2022, 10:00 | Tags: International

Alumna sets up startup Kaveat to help influencers and models understand and negotiate contract

Elizabete Ludborza, who studied our Law with Study Abroad in English degree from 2015-2019, has set up her own legal tech startup Kaveat to help social media influencers and models to understand and negotiate legal contracts.

Supporting children’s rights and gender equality through education

Farah Williamson (BA French and History, 2006) is currently Director of Gulf & Strategic Partnerships at Plan International Canada, one of the world’s oldest and largest development and humanitarian organisations that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

A match made at Warwick

Despite originating from opposite sides of the world, Frank and Kate Dempsey (both MBA Business Administration, 2008) met through friends while studying at WBS. Fast forward 14 years and they live in Toronto, Canada with their young family. Discover their favourite memories of Warwick, why they chose to study at WBS and what the future holds.

The 40-year-old start-up adapting to the changing world.

Kanishka Arumugam (MSc Engineering Business Management, 2015) is Co-CEO of EKKI Water Technologies, a leading family business based in Coimbatore, India who pump and transport water in an efficient and sustainable way for agriculture, building services, industrial and public utilities. Kanishka set up India’s first Wastewater Pump joint venture alliance with HOMA of Germany, a world leader in wastewater technology. Discover how the people he met at WMG influenced his career, his views on sustainable business challenges in India, and how sustainability is embedded in his company’s core values.

Anyarat Nattheeraphong

Anyarat Nattheeraphong (PhD English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, 2013) shortlisted for the UK Alumni Awards 2022 (Social Action) in Thailand.

British Council Study UK Alumni Awards: Elyanora Menglieva

An advocate for teaching and children’s literacy, Elyanora Menglieva (MA TESOL, 2019) was a 2022 Uzbekistan national finalist in the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards (Social Action category) and was awarded ‘Ambassadors’s Choice’.

Gauri Agrawal

Congratulations to Finance & Economics graduate, Gauri Agrawal for winning a British Council Study UK Alumni Award (India) for Social Action. Gauri empowers Indian women with her craft brand, Sihori that helps turn waste into high fashion

Wed 16 Mar 2022, 10:20 | Tags: WBS Alumni profile International

Voices of the Alliance

Wed 16 Mar 2022, 09:00 | Tags: Alumni profile International

Anmol Malik

Alumna and author, Anmol Malik speaks about how her experience of studying at Warwick inspired her love of film and writing.

Help make a difference to Warwick graduates

Calling all international alumni!

As a Warwick alumnus, we are asking for your help to share your internship and graduate employment opportunities with Warwick students and graduates. You can help us by introducing us to your organisation’s Human Resources Director and by sharing this web link about how our free services to support your organisation’s graduate recruitment needs:

Or if you have your own organisation, we would be delighted to talk with you about promoting your internship and graduate roles to students here at Warwick. Help us to make a difference to Warwick students and their career.

Wed 02 Feb 2022, 12:41 | Tags: International Careers

Alumna wins Study UK Alumni Awards Jordan 2021

Congratulations to alumna, Noor Abu-Jbara (MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 2019) who was a winner of the Study UK Alumni Awards Jordan 2021.

Mon 31 Jan 2022, 16:00 | Tags: WMG Alumni profile International Postgraduate

Laura Walker McDonald

Laura Walker McDonald (LLM International Development Law and Human Rights, 2006) has dedicated her career to helping others through her work in humanitarian and international aid. Now working for the International Committee of the Red Cross, Laura looks at how technology can have both a positive and negative impact on wellbeing across the globe.

Voices of the Alliance - Dr Emily Pilkington

This year, we are celebrating 10-years of the Monash Warwick Alliance. As part of our Voices of the Alliance series, joint PhD graduate, Dr Emily Pilkington, shares her experience and highlights of the Alliance.

Ruth Adesanya

Warwick Scholar and student, Ruth Adesanya is studying at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, USA.

How has the pandemic affected alumni in hospitality?

With the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic far from over for the hospitality sector worldwide, find out how two alumni, Ravi Nahappan (MSc Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 2005) and Edward Rudd (BSc Microbiology and Virology, 1994), have coped with the challenges, adapted their businesses, and made plans for the future.

Brinda Gulati

Brinda Gulati is a writer and founder of Instagram shop @ThriftyBrinda. Her extensive scope of writing includes opinion pieces for the Kashmir Times, Jammu, freelance projects and now her first novel.

Yash Lohia

Warwick alumnus Yash Lohia (BEng Engineering Business Management, 2009) is Chief Sustainability Officer of Indorama Ventures based in Bangkok, Thailand, having joined the family business in 2013.

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