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UBI Awarded QS 5-Stars in Teaching, Employability, and Online Learning

Assessed by the QS Stars higher education rating system, UBI Business School has been awarded the maximum 5-Stars in the key categories of Teaching, Employability, and Online Learning. These areas of strength are prominent indicators for top business schools worldwide. Through independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics as set out in the QS Stars™…

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UBI Case Competition

To be held entirely online, the UBI Case Competition is designed to encourage innovation and critical thinking by engaging students from high schools worldwide and providing them with the opportunity to step into the shoes of a CEO or consultant and help a real-world business tackle its most pressing challenges. In the preliminary round, teams…

LSE Ideas!
International Business Experience for UBI’s MBA Students

UBI Business School‘s MBA students will be heading to London next week for their global business experience – a key highlight of their MBA journey! UBI’s students will be hosted by the London School of Economics and experience a specially curated Masterclass Series in collaboration with LSE IDEAS. Dr. Alvaro Mendez, Academic Director of short…

Coaching Students and Professionals

UBI’s community coaches serve as mentors because they are interested in the individual student, their experience, their success and their growth. As a mentor, the community coach accompanies the student along their path, supporting them in realising their potential. The role of a coach and mentor is not to give the student all the answers…

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Company Visit: Arnold Konst Group

UBI Luxembourg students visited the Arnold Kontz Group in Luxembourg and gained a better understanding of the company itself, as well as the bicycle and automotive markets in Luxembourg. Arnold Kontz, Sr., originally founded the company in 1917 to retail bicycles, but he quickly became a manufacturer, selling his AKOR bicycle brand. The family-run business…

SolarPower Europe Team
Corporate Recruitment: SolarPower Europe

UBI’s Career Services had the pleasure of inviting representatives of SolarPower Europe to present their association and the available career opportunities in solar to our bachelor and MBA students last week. SolarPower Europe is an EU association representing 280 organisations from the whole solar PV value chain whose mission is to ensure that solar becomes…

Urbanize Africa Summit
UBI’s MBA Student presents at the Urbanize Africa Summit

Jide Gerald Aluka is a strong believer in lifelong learning and sharing the knowledge he acquires. He also looks to create shared value with whoever he meets. A law student friend with connections to the Urbanize Africa committee proposed they invite Gerald to speak at the next summit. Thus, Gerald was given the opportunity to…

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Building on a Strong Foundation

A native of the Netherlands, Daphne Dijkstra relocated to Luxembourg when she joined UBI Business School. Passionate about business, she was originally interested in UBI’s programme because it was delivered entirely in English and offered a variety of courses that would support her long-term goal to become an entrepreneur. However, she quickly grew to appreciate…

Citrosuco
Citrosuco

UBI’s Career Services had the pleasure of inviting a representative of Citrosuco to present their company and the available career opportunities to our bachelor and MBA students last week. Citrosuco is a global agribusiness specialising in orange juice, both frozen concentrated orange juice and not from concentrate orange juice. Their strategy to sustainably maximise value…

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Dedication and Determination

Jessica Gobbo credits much of her drive to what she has learned through her experience riding and taking care of horses. Jessica started riding horses when she was 12 years old, and has trained and competed over the years in show riding and dressage, learning dedication and determination through the process. The daily commitment of…

New Cohort
New Beginnings

With autumn semester beginning last week, we welcomed all of our returning bachelor students, as well as our new cohort! It’s always a pleasure to reconnect with our students after the summer break and then to introduce them to the new students joining our programmes. The week prior to the beginning of classes, we spent…

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Flipping Distressed Companies

Romain Thys found his ambition and motivation for success while studying at UBI. Upon his graduation in 2009, he worked for a short time before pursuing a master’s degree. He didn’t want to lose his momentum in formal education. Even though he got accepted to the London School of economics (LSE), he ultimately chose CASS…

Health-tech Entrepreneur

After graduating from UBI in 2017, Thibault Jacquemart worked a year before returning to get his Advanced Master in Innovation and Strategic Management at Solvay Brussels School. While there, he and a few classmates took part in a business competition called Data4Good hosted by Emergent, in which they won the Best Strategy Award. Through this…

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Entrepreneur Turned Educator

In the late 1990s, when Yalçin was looking to pursue an Executive MBA degree, UBI Business School offered the only programme in Brussels that was delivered in English. Yalçin was an industrial engineer at the time and wanted to improve his skills in sales, marketing, finance, and leadership in order to advance his career. He…

Advocate for Education

Gerald Jide Aluka’s thirst for knowledge has been the driving force in his life. He has always had a curious nature, going through his secondary education in a Catholic seminary school. Despite political and economic volatility in Nigeria, Gerald succeeded in completing a bachelor’s in statistics from Imo State University in 2006. While his formal…

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UBI Graduation Day 2022

Congratulations to UBI’s Class of 2022! We would like to congratulate our Bachelor (Hons.) in Business Studies students who graduated this past Saturday, July 9th, and joined our international community of UBI alumni. While some students and their families were able to join the ceremonies in person, streaming from our hybrid room allowed other students,…

Business Student Learning Leadership

Originally from Sweden, Gustaf attended an International Baccalaureat high school and was weighing his options for university. Wanting to continue his studies in English, he found it complicated to go to university in the UK due to Brexit. Because his father had ties to Luxembourg, he searched online where he found UBI Business School. After…

A UBI student in The Limelight

Following five years in planning and project management with Procter and Gamble, Bilal’s career took a turn in 2012 when he ventured into the entrepreneurial world and founded ‘The Limelight Productions’. The Limelight is a creative communications agency offering professional multimedia services and specialises in working with NGOs, INGOs, and intergovernmental organisations, including United Nations agencies…

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Welcoming our new MBA cohort!

We welcomed our new MBA cohort on Friday, 11th of February, and hosted a two-day online orientation session to kick off the year-long programme. Welcomed by the administration and faculty members, the new MBA students, along with students from the previous cohort, joined from all over the world. Four continents, 14 nationalities, and even more languages…

UBI’s Rebranding

Companies choose to rebrand for a variety of reasons. It may be due to a change in management, a shift in public image, or forecasted international growth. While rebranding often includes all aspects of a company, an organisation sometimes changes only its motto or slogan. Whatever the reason or the extent of the rebranding, the…