Sonali Gidwani

WES: Kenya, the new modes of development

Dr. Peter Wuffli: “The integration of a new, more holistic “one world” perspective that reflects today’s and tomorrow’s realities.” The approach embraced by the Elea Foundation and its Chairman Peter Wuffli, aimed at innovative entrepreneurial solutions, is re-defining the concept of development across the most disadvantaged regions. During the last...
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Posted Nov. 30, 2016

WES: The Uneasy State of European Banks

With Brexit, US presidential election, and the Basel III rules on the horizon, European banks are facing a period of turbulence. Europe is currently witnessing record low interest rates as well as close to anaemic growth, the combination of which casts a gloomy shadow on the profitability of banks. Nevertheless,...
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Posted Nov. 17, 2016

How unpaid work experience could be damaging the job market

On October 30, employment minister Damian Hinds indicated that Theresa May’s government would be reviewing the status of unpaid internships as part of a new drive on social mobility. This comes at the same time as a bill to completely ban unpaid internships was presented to the commons, although it...
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Posted Nov. 17, 2016

Frecibo: Food delivery by home cooks

Craving fresh cibo? Cheap takeaway is unhealthy, healthy food is expensive, and a variety of homemade food is hard to come by. Frecibo is trying to find a middle ground, by providing a platform for home cooks and students to connect. The idea is simple. Students can use Frecibo as...
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Posted Oct. 23, 2016

Sponza: Society funding made easy

  Warwick is home to more than 260 student-run societies, each with different causes, ideas and membership bases. In order to make most ideas a reality, societies require funding. Many apply to large firms for sponsorship, with various societies sponsored by the likes of the Big Four and banks such...
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Posted Oct. 22, 2016

Battle of the subjects: which faculty wins?

Almost two thirds of students think Arts is the easiest faculty at Warwick, according to a Boar survey of 156 students. Warwick’s Arts faculty includes Film, English, Classics and History. Almost half of the students polled thought Film and Television Studies was the easiest subject overall. On the flip side,...
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Posted Oct. 4, 2016

Activism, occupation and injunctions: student politics at Warwick

The incoming University of Warwick Freshers’ class of 2016/2017 are joining one of the most politically active universities in the country. From free education, to anti-radicalisation; from equal pay to sexism and the decolonisation of our curriculum – there’s a dense political landscape to be navigated. In a Boar Features Freshers’ special,...
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Posted Oct. 1, 2016

Outrage over Gurdwara Committee’s party venue plans

Sikhs who frequent the Gurdwara Sahib Leamington Warwick are outraged by plans to build a party venue adjacent to the place of worship. The committee website states that further to the establishment of the Gurdwara – widely rumoured to be the largest Sikh temple outside of India – there are...
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Posted Sep. 7, 2016

Warwick student dies in car accident in India

A Warwick Business School undergraduate, Shivraj Naskar, died in a severe car accident in India earlier this week. He was due to start his final year studying Accounting and Finance in October. The accident, on 22 August, was allegedly the result of a “beach joyride” at Mandarmani sea beach, 180km from the...
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Posted Aug. 25, 2016

Security Personnel Placed by Gibbet Hill Road

Due to the two recent car accidents which occurred on to the new shared-space area of Gibbet Hill Road, security personnel have been employed to aid road safety. The new road strip on Gibbet Hill Road is known as a “shared-space” road. It was implemented to connect the different buildings...
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Posted Nov. 23, 2015