Celebrating our Mayor's Entrepreneur interns and our first #Grestartup enterprise boot camp


A round-up of successes across the university where students, staff and alumni continue to make us #ProudtobeGre.

Congratulations to:

  • Our October graduates and honorary awards. You read more about the ceremonies here and learn about the three recipients of honorary awards here.
  • Samar Mahmoud and Maha Hatem Mohamed Abdelmohsen, two of our computing PhD students who were both finalists in the Research Spotlight Competition at the 14th London Hopper Colloquium. You can read more about the award here.
  • Rose Arkell-Stewart and Anna Krestjaninova, who have been selected as interns to work with the Mayor's Entrepreneur Competition and will be encouraging our students to take part.

MEC interns

  • Our 208 new student ambassadors, we're excited to have you on board and representing the university. 
  • Michael Green,  Head of Strategic Partnerships Education, who worked on a set of guidelines for reducing the workload faced by trainee teachers which have now been published and were launched at the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers Conference.

Well done to:

  • Greenwich Research and Enterprise, who have launched a new Research and Enterprise Hub on the Medway campus.The hubs provide a supportive and nurturing environment for our researchers and are intended to be one-stop shops for everything pertaining to research and enterprise. Each hub will have some core GRE staff located within it, as well as having a social element so that researchers can come and hang out with like-minded people.

Medway hub

  • Our Department of Teacher Education, who have retained their multi-year allocation for Initial Teacher Education student numbers. This means that we are in the top 25% of providers and are guaranteed a number of postgraduate teaching training places up until the 2021-22 academic year at the earliest. You can read more on our news page.
  • Kelvin Chan, who graduated from the university in 2012 and recently presented at the United Nations building in New York on behalf of his company Korean Corner, which makes sustainable toys.
  • Dr. Kelvin Chan

  • Last weekend saw our first #Grestartup enterprise boot camp, which was a great success. The next event takes place at Medway on 21 November, more details can be found in our Internal News story.


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