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.
By Jacob Fairless Nicholson
Jacob Fairless Nicholson received the Department of Geography’s Small Grant Fund Award, with which he attended the American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2019 conference.
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.