UCL School of Management



School of Management 2019 Highlights

Friday, 20 Dec
We are looking back at The School of Management’s talented staff, students and alumni’s biggest achievements from 2019. Our students and faculty have achieved many outstanding things this year, so we had lots to choose from.

The science of couples cheating with their money

Thursday, 12 Dec
One in three people commit “financial infidelity”, with potentially toxic consequences for their relationships, according to a study co-led by UCL which is thought to be the first to investigate the concept.

UCL and Peking University celebrate first joint MBA graduates

Tuesday, 3 Dec
The first students from the UCL-PKU joint MBA programme have been celebrating in Beijing this week after officially graduating from the programme.

New research reveals the dangers of not getting the flu jab this winter

Tuesday, 12 Nov
If we don’t properly vaccinate the vulnerable people in our society against seasonal influenza (flu) epidemic, we face huge societal costs, according to new research by Dr Kenan Arifoglu from the UCL School of Management and Dr Christopher S. Tang from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

What it feels like to be the MSc Finance Student of the Year

Friday, 1 Nov
UCL School of Management would like to congratulate Lyndon Mallia for winning the MSc Finance Student of the Year Award.

School of Management Christmas Parties 2019

Wednesday, 30 Oct
The end of term is fast approaching, which means it’s time for UCL SoM's Undergraduate and Postgraduate Christmas parties!

Blackstone agrees deal to acquire Vungle

Monday, 22 Jul
Private equity firm Blackstone has announced that it has agreed a deal to acquire in-app advertising company Vungle in one of the largest sales of a start-up in UK history.

George Namur and Pete Clark discuss acquisitions at Derivatives Summit

Friday, 12 Jul
UCL School of Management's Dr George Namur and Dr Pete Clark were invited to discuss a recent, pivotal acquisition at the 13th annual Derivatives Summit.

Luxury goods: The perils and profits in lower-priced markets

Monday, 1 Jul
Kenan Arifoğlu, alongside UCLA Anderson's Professor Chris Tang, have undertaken a study uses game theory to suggest when designer companies should license their names for down-market goods.

Xiaojia Guo and Bert de Reyck make the final of INFORMS M&SOM award

Friday, 7 Jun
Xiaojia Guo and Bert De Reyck, along with Yael Grushka-Cockayne from Harvard Business School, are finalists in the 2019 INFORMS Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM) Practice-Based Research Competition.

FAE team clean up at Global Conference on Business and Finance

Thursday, 6 Jun
UCL School of Management's Finance, Accounting, and Economics team won three awards at the 2019 Global Conference on Business and Finance.

Entrepreneur Leyanis chosen for WBENC Student Entrepreneur Programme

Friday, 10 May
MSc Entrepreneurship student Leyanis Diaz Gil is on the path to stardom after being chosen for the 2019 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Programme.

Molo Finance discuss fully-digital mortgages with IMB students

Monday, 8 Apr
UCL School of Management’s BSc Information Management for Business (IMB) students were given the opportunity to learn more about Molo Finance, the UK’s first, fully-digital mortgage lender.

Second year IMB students work with KPMG

Tuesday, 2 Apr
A group of second year Information Management for Business (IMB) students have spent time shadowing at KPMG as part of a UCL-exclusive new programme.

New research applies Behavioural Nudge Theory to improve medication adherence

Tuesday, 2 Apr
New research from Boots UK, University College London, and Columbia Business School (US) claims that one way to motivate patients to take their medicines as prescribed is to ask patients to make a commitment based on the personal health consequences of not taking their medicines properly
In the Media

Seven ways to relieve your financial stress

Monday, 25 Mar
Money is the primary cause of stress for one in five Britons, but could that change? Dr Joe Gladstone has been discussing ways in which consumers can reduce their financial stress with the Guardian.
In the Media

Entrepreneurship degrees are a path to success

Monday, 18 Mar
Simon Hulme, Programme Director for UCL School of Management's Entrepreneurship MSc, has been discussing how beneficial a degree in entrepreneurship can be with the Master's in Management Guide.

citizenM Hotels discuss transformation strategies with IMB Students

Friday, 8 Mar
UCL School of Management’s BSc Information Management for Business (IMB) students were given the opportunity to learn more about digital transformation strategies and immersive customer engagement from Matthew Bell, Director of Hotel Operations, Europe, citizenM Hotels.
In the Media

A Japanese remedy for the UK's ailing town centres

Monday, 18 Feb
Ailing British town centres should look to the Japanese city of Kyoto for inspiration, according to new research from Professor Davide Ravasi.

Three alumni feature in 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 Europe

Wednesday, 13 Feb
Three alumni from UCL School of Management's MSc Entrepreneurship programme have made it onto the 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 Europe lists.

Entrepreneurship showcase in Beijing proves a success

Monday, 28 Jan
Teaching staff from across UCL School of Management hosted an enterprise showcase in Beijing, China, to demonstrate the benefits of being entrepreneurial.
In the Media

Joe Gladstone discusses the 'pain of paying' on BBC World News

Friday, 18 Jan
Professor Joe Gladstone has been discussing how much pain we feel when we pay for things on BBC World News.