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Stanley Johnson kicks off Global Banking School’s ‘An interview with…’ series

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oymFSQ_ESP8&feature=youtu.beHigher education provider Global Banking School (GBS) has launched ‘An interview with…’, a new series of in-depth talks featuring an array of industry experts and leaders in their fields.   The series, hosted by GBS Communications Director Dr Steven O’Brien, kicked off with prize-winning author, environmentalist, and former politician Mr Stanley Johnson.   Mr Johnson, who is also Chairman of GBS’s Advisory Board, discussed with Dr O’Brien a range of fascinating and timely topics including writing...

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Global Banking School appoints Professor Ray Lloyd as new CEO

London (England), 27 July 2020 (12:00)—Higher education provider Global Banking School (GBS) announced today the appointment of Professor Ray Lloyd as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Professor Lloyd will assume the role beginning September 2020. Professor Lloyd joins GBS from Leeds Trinity University, where he...

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Global Banking School hosts first online guest lecture 

GBS hosted its first online webinar this month (Wednesday 3 June) on ‘Clarity and Sophistication in Academic Writing’, in which guest speaker Dr Steven O’Brien shared his higher education experience and top tips for successful academic writing. The event was well attended and received a high...

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Lady Gabriella Windsor Joins GBS Advisory Board

Lady Gabriella Windsor Joins GBS Advisory Board

Lady Gabriella Windsor, a consultant, writer and philanthropist has joined the advisory board of higher education provider GBS. Lady Gabriella holds a BA in Comparative Literature from Brown University and an MPhil in Social Anthropology from Oxford University. As a consultant, she advises Latin American companies expanding...

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Dr Melissa Willby Joins GBS Executive Board

Dr Melissa Willby Joins GBS Executive Board

Higher Education provider GBS announces the appointment of Dr Melissa Willby as Dean to its Executive Leadership Board, augmenting its governance and administration. Dr Melissa Willby brings with her 30 years’ experience in both American Study Abroad and UK Higher Education sectors. She is accomplished at...

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GBS Leadership Enhanced by Esteemed New Board Member

Higher Education provider GBS announces the appointment of a distinguished new member to its Advisory Board, bolstering its governance and scrutiny. Joining the Advisory Board is Sir Tim Lankester.  Sir Tim Lankester studied economics at Cambridge and Yale. In 1966, he joined the World Bank as...

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Finance School from Russia with 2019 Global Valuation Olympiad

The Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation has won this year’s Global Valuation Olympiad. Richard Bingley, Global Banking School’s Managing Director, said: “From several hundred team bids, this year’s winning team showed high levels of competence across all of the panel judges criteria. We...

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GBS to Partner with Leeds Trinity University

GBS and Leeds Trinity University have formed a partnership to deliver an exciting range of management degree programmes, boosted by industry work placements, across the UK. Richard Bingley, Managing Director at GBS, said: “We are delighted to be partnering Leeds Trinity University, which is such a...

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GBS Approved for OfS Register

2019 has seen GBS notch up yet another success. Approval to join the prestigious Office for Students (OfS) Register of English higher education providers was formally confirmed yesterday (01/07/2019). Managing Director, Richard Bingley, said: “Successfully applying for OfS registration is a sign of our professionalism and maturity as an organization. Today’s registration with OfS reflects the strength of...

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GBS Students Celebrate Eid

GBS students have been celebrating Eid after lessons. Richard Bingley, Managing Director of the Global Banking School said: "GBS Students of all backgrounds joined in the celebrations and we are grateful to our many learners who brought in the delicious food, cakes, and music. We wish all of our...

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New Post-Brexit UK Trade Agreements

The UK has signed continuity trade agreements with non-EU countries so that trade can continue with minimal disruption after the UK leaves the EU. Richard Bingley, Managing Director at GBS said: "UK news coverage around Brexit is quite emotive and personalised at present; it's quite difficult therefore...

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London is World’s Top City Finds Knight Frank Study

Finance News has reported that London has taken the crown back from New York in an annual ranking of the world’s top cities for the wealthy, despite concerns about Brexit affecting its attractiveness. The UK capital topped property agency Knight Frank’s City Wealth Index, published as...

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Brexit – Why Firms Might Go Dutch

Brexit or no Brexit, the world is truly a global market place. Competition to attract inward investment into cities and countries has never been more frenetic for city mayors, business forums (such as Chambers of Commerce) and national business ministers. One of the starkest stories of...

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Grim Headlines for Business in 2019?

Contrary to what doomsayers tell us, good business practices can mean that companies flourish in unstable business environments. Well-run oil majors, defence companies, tech firms, eco-car manufacturers, investment houses (not just those betting on shorts), have all extracted healthy profits, or sustainable capacity expansion from...

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Students Give GBS High-Five for ‘Good Practice’

  The Student Representative Committee for Undergraduate Programmes at GBS has identified five areas of ‘good practice’ during their recent review. Areas of good practice include: Support of dedicated Programme Managers for each course Allocation of Personal Tutors for each GBS student Formative (informal) assessment and...

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What is the ‘Enhancement’ of Student Learning Activities’?

Colleges and universities are often rightly asked by quality assurance agencies to explain their student learning activities and how we can improve learning experiences? Such initiatives are often referred to in our trade as ‘academic enhancement’ It is an excellent question though. Just sometimes, under the anxious...

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‘Global Valuation Olympiad’ Won By German University

An annual competition run each year for business students, hosted at the London-based Global Banking School (GBS), has seen a German University claim the top prize. "This year’s final saw ten teams from around the world visit our London campus and provide detailed presentations about how...

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