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Manchester students reach National Student Apprentice final

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Manchester students reach National Student Apprentice final






Four University of Manchester students are set to compete in the final of the National Student Apprentice to be held at Kings College London. They will battle it out with other top University teams from around the UK.


The Manchester team is BEconSc Economics student Greg Francini, BSc Psychology student Ryan Shoesmith, BSc International Management student Monique Anderson and BSc Biomedical Materials Science student Ndubuisi Uchea.


The team came together following a one-day event in Manchester where 65 individual participants carried out tasks based on the hit BBC show, The Apprentice. The successful four were crowned Manchester Apprentice winners 2013.


The four went on to represent The University of Manchester in the North West Regional Finals, hosted by the Manchester Entrepreneurs student society. They competed against teams from Lancaster University and The University of Liverpool and emerged victorious, winning £1,000 and claiming their place in the national finals.


The prestigious final, at King’s College London in June, brings together the six regional winning teams. Finalists will perform tasks including sales, marketing and business development in a bid to win £5,000 and be crowned National Student Apprentice winners. The judging panel is set to include well-known entrepreneurs but details are being kept top secret until the finals commence.


Tom McCann, current Manchester Entrepreneurs President, commented: “It’s fantastic that the Manchester team has reached the final of this national competition, it promises to be a great occasion.


“I’ve got every confidence in our team and I’m positive that they have what it takes to win.”


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