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Emma Hogan, European Correspondent for The Economist

On the 12th of May, we were delighted to host Ms Emma Hogan, European Correspondent for the Economist and a Cambridge alum herself. She shared a bit about life as a journalist and managed to dispense a few tips for students who are considering a future career in journalism. As a Cambridge alum herself, Emma acknowledged the frenzy over investment banking and shared her own anecdote about her mother questioning her decision to decline a job offer in investment banking in favour of a freelance job (initially) with the Economist. Before she became the European Correspondent, Emma wrote book reviews for the magazine and gradually as she built a solid readership base and grew comfortable with t

EY Panel Discussion and Garden Party

“Nowadays, being so connected makes it hard to switch off.” On the 11th of May, we had the pleasure of organising a panel discussion about “The Impact of Technology on the Business World” and garden party kindly sponsored by Ernst and Young. The panel discussion covered a few interesting topics including how technology has changed the way we do business in the 21st century, the impact of a sharing economy where companies who own almost 0 of their assets such as Uber and AirBnb gradually overtake traditional businesses and how this trend will progress over the years and lastly, the pros and cons of using technology in the work place. Almost all the speakers agreed that business models hav