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News Archive 2011

23/11/11 British Sign Language lecturer named national teacher of the year

Amanda Smith, programme leader for British Sign Language (BSL) and Senior Lecturer in the Business School at York St John University, has been named...

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21/11/11 Battle of the graduate entrepreneurs at regional awards final 

The region’s top emerging entrepreneurs gathered at York St John University on Friday to compete for a £1,500 prize at an enterprise awards show...

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7/11/11 Putting York business into focus

York Business Week is an excellent opportunity to inspire, advise and celebrate all that is fantastic about doing business in York.  This week brings together business and public sector leaders, support providers, entrepreneurs and students with a series of great events from 14 to 18 November.

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30/08/11 Business School Book Celebration

The Business School has celebrated the most recent publication of books written by members of its staff with an event attended by colleagues from across the University. It is intended that this becomes an annual event. The authors covered a wide range of topics in business management, tourism, language and applied linguistics.


12/08/11 10 more Acorns enter the world of Business

Ten more entrepreneurs completed the Acorns Plus ‘boot camp’ this summer at York St John Business School...

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30/06/11 Phoenix Centre set to soar

The Phoenix Centre, a business incubator on the York St John University campus, has been hailed a resounding success with activity confirmed to extend beyond...

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24/06/11 Acorns arrive early with summer York St John Business School start-up programme

Hot on the heels of the success of April’s Acorns Plus training programme for start-up businesses, York St John Business School has announced...

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21/06/11 Yorkshire SMEs urged to think global

The very good shape of the global economy, a weak but stable Pound and extremely strong growth figures from a number of developing countries means now...

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17/06/11 British Sign Language lecturer wins regional teacher of the year

Amanda Smith, programme leader for British Sign Language (BSL) at York St John University, has been named Yorkshire and Humber’s Teacher of the Year in the...

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12/05/11 Experts declare pride, passion and love as vital to deal with local, national and global change

Businesses, civic leaders and citizens must connect with their humanity to foster a culture of caring if they are to deal effectively with financial, social and political change according to City of York Council CEO, Kersten England and corporate philosopher Professor Roger Steare.

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12/04/11 Business boot camp kicks off at York St John Business School

While the region’s businesses start gearing up for the Easter break, ten fledgling Yorkshire companies are being put through their paces this week at a business...

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16/03/11 British Sign Language exam success puts students top of the class

York St John Business School is celebrating a 100% pass rate in its latest Signature examination results in British Sign Language (BSL), putting it more than 20...

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08/02/11 First year student to address fellow entrepreneurs at Venturefest

Entrepreneurs will learn from a bright young spark at this year’s Venturefest Yorkshire, when first year York St John student Ed Taylor addresses fellow...

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03/02/11 Business School to give businesses a creative boost at Venturefest

Entrepreneurs and business managers visiting Venturefest Yorkshire on 16 February will learn why the apparently simply decision in the 1960s to sell the four finger Kit-Kat as a two finger bar demonstrates the immense power that creativity and...

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