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The Experience of a Lifetime

Pastor Dejan Stojkovic, British Union Conference (BUC) Youth Director and Newbold alumnus, tells of his time at Newbold and how he came to create The Experience, which remains one of the most influential on-campus student ministries since it was introduced twelve years ago.Pr Stojković was appointed BUC Youth Director in 2017, and is no stranger to working with young people, having previously served as the Teens Director and Chaplain in the South England Conference, and as a youth pastor. But it all started many years ago – back at Newbold, when free wi was unheard of and students who attended [...]

Fifty Commit to Christ During Newbold Mission Trip to Brazil

Members of the Newbold community joined colleagues and lay members from the South England Conference (SEC) on a mission trip to Brazil from 15 October - 1 November 2016. Eight students were accompanied on the trip by Dr Bjørn Ottesen, Head of the Department of Theological Studies, and Pastor Rafael Luz from the SEC, visiting Adventist organisations in São Paolo and undertaking evangelism in the country’s north-east.Nine members of the Newbold community joined colleagues and lay members from the South England Conference (SEC) on a two-week mission trip to Brazil from 15 October - 1 November. Eight students were accompanied by [...]

Integration of Christianity and Business

Dr Päivikki Kuoppakangas spent a year at Newbold as the Interim Head of the School of Business from September 2016 to August 2017. She had spent seven years as a lecturer, researcher and administrator at the University of Turku, in Finland, and has two decades’ experience in people and project management. Dr Kuoppakangas has since returned to Finland, where her family still resides. From 1 September 2017 Newbold’s School of Business and Study Abroad Programmes are combined in a new Department of Business and Humanities, under the substantive leadership of Dr Sandra Rigby-Barrett. During my academic career I have learned that [...]

Connecting Business Students with Real-World Business

John Crissey is a Business Studies lecturer in Newbold's Department of Humanities and Business, and a Newbold Business graduate (1987). A key aspect of Business at Newbold is the Business Alumni Connect programme, which brings current students into contact with former students who are now active business leaders. Newbold's Business Alumni Connect programme aims to provide an on-campus interaction between students and Newbold Business alumni who are active leaders, most of whom work in international rms with UK operations. It also gives students the opportunity to see how the theory they learn in the classroom is applied in the real world – [...]