July 12, 2020

Archives for April 2012

Edinburgh Business School alumni, Brenda Phiri, featured in The Guardian

A recent article appeared in The Guardian newspaper which included comment from Edinburgh Business School alumni, Brenda Phiri. The article, entitled ‘Universities setting a course for home’ focussed on the increased demand for distance learning courses by prospective students, due not only to increased costs in the education market place, but also to meet workplace […]

Don’t mention the Olympics!

According to Nike 2012 is the year to step up and “Make it count”. And, here in the UK, there’s no better time to “Make it count” than right now, the year of the 2012 London Olympic Games. Except Nike is not able to be quite so explicit. Apparently the brand “police” are out in […]

Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University Dubai at GETEX

Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University Dubai will be exhibiting at GETEX (The Gulf Education & Training Exhibition) in Dubai from 19-21st April. GETEX (www.mygetex.com ) is the largest education exhibition in the Gulf region that is held annually under the patronage of HH Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education […]

TopMBA article on distance learning includes comment from Alick Kitchin, Edinburgh Business School Director of Business

TopMBA, an online information portal for MBA students has published an article entitled ‘Keeping your MBA at a distance: distance learning MBAs’ which discusses the merits and flaws of distance learning as a study mode and whether distance learning can be a viable alternative to traditional study modes. The article, which features contributions from several […]