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The Percolator Sessions

The Percolator Sessions is a programme of breakfast sessions that are part of a University initiative to bring together the Wealth and Private Client Management sector to discuss some of the biggest issues facing our society.

A light breakfast will be served at 8am.

For any queries email nu.events@northumbria.ac.uk.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

How will technology in healthcare impact our ageing society?

Wednesday 25 April, 8am - 9.30am

Fourth Floor Corporate Hub, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University

In this inaugural session our academics will provide an overview of the research work that Northumbria is currently undertaking, allowing you to gain an insight into how we are tackling topics such as:

  • Ageing and loneliness
  • Managing sleep in the modern world; and
  • Countering the fear of falling using technology

You will also have the opportunity to discuss the implications of these topics on the wealth management sector.

Register here

How are we encouraging enterprise and entrepreneurship among our students?

Wednesday 30 May, 8am - 10.30am

Northern Design Centre, Northumbria University, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, NE8 3DF 

In this session our academics will provide you with an overview of the research work that Northumbria is currently undertaking, allowing you to gain an insight into how we are tackling topics such as:

  • How does a concept developed in Finland help us to develop the young Entrepreneurs of tomorrow?
  • The Business Clinic – how are Business Management students delivering consultancy projects to SMEs, with clients valuing the output typically at £5000?
  • Start-up activity – how has Northumbria quietly become the #1 university in the UK for graduate start-ups?

You will also have the opportunity to discuss the implications of these topics for the wealth management sector.

Register here


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