Creating an app that helps vulnerable banking customers

Tijn Croon, a student in the Department of Geography, writes about his experience of being in the team that created the winning app idea in the 2018 Bank of England Technology Competition.

I’m a Sustainable Cities MSc student at King’s. In October last year, I asked fellow King’s student Rahma Hussein (BA History) and two fellow Dutchies – Lisa van den Boogaard (MSc Political Economy, University of Amsterdam) and Jurriaan Parie (MSc Data Science, LSE) – to team up and participate in the annual Bank of England Technology Competition. I believed this diverse group of people could help take my idea to the next level.

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Geography Society host their first International Women’s Day careers event in The Exchange

By Iraj Abdul Aziz, President of the GeogSoc

The Geography Society was proud to host its first-ever International Women’s Day careers event in The Exchange, Bush House. The event featured two reputable alumni from the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy (SSPP), who kickstarted a conversation around the gender-related hurdles in the working environment and how women can overcome them.

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