Our Monthly Newsletter 🎓 March 2021

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March 2021

Highlights, events, news and campus life updates from Dauphine London - PSL!
 


Dear All, 

The new four-step plan to ease England's lockdown gave us some clarity to work towards. We are glad that the COVID-19 situation is improving in the UK and the vaccine rollout is progressing at speed. We are focusing on getting our Campus to open back as of the 8th of March, with hopefully face-to-face classes resuming in April. 

With Spring will come a new learning season with greater opportunities to upskill and keep up with new-found skills. This summer, why not enrol in one of our short programmes? Dauphine London 2021 Summer Schools edition offers a hands-on approach with its different Tracks: Finance, General International Business, Digital & Innovation and Sustainability Management.  

Are you more of an entrepreneur gem, ready to develop your ideas? Our Incubator is currently looking for disruptive thinkers with the next big innovative idea. What a thrill to read about Protect My Pet’s success, one of our current incubated start-ups. 

Keen to stay up to date with today's challenges? Join our Webinars and stay engaged with the wider issues as we look to the future. 

I hope you will enjoy this newsletter and please feel free to contact us at dauphinelondon@dauphine.psl.eu, should you have any queries. Take care,  

CĂ©cile Sansalone, Managing Director

SPOTLIGHT ON...



The Conversation Club
 
Keep Connected through Conversation! This semester our English department are running an online English Conversation Club. These sessions with Anna Jones and Mati Kaim will be a chance for students to practice public speaking English in an informal environment. Each session focuses on a new theme, and is a fantastic opportunity to discuss topics such as the news, politics, art, music, comedy, or science - anything goes, topic suggestions are welcome! Students may enjoy other related activities such as reading a short article or watching a video and then discussing it. The sessions are open to all students at Dauphine London â€“ PSL, mixing students across all years, classes and bubble groups.

THREE QUESTIONS TO...


Marianne Strange, Founder & CEO of Protect My Petan online subscription service with an innovative approach to simplifying pet health careTheir veterinary team delivers treatments for parasites direct to pet owners exactly when their pet's medication is due.  
 
1) How has the incubator helped you to develop your idea and settle your business? 
Weekly sessions with the mentors and liaising with other founders on the programme have provided invaluable insights when it comes to ‘best practices’ in managing a small and growing team during a period of accelerated growth.  

2) We heard you’re experiencing a fantastic business growth, what are the reasons of your success? 
Protect My Pet has grown month on month since launch as a result of providing a hassle-free and affordable service for pet owners. Wider economic factors that have contributed to our growth include a rise in pet ownership in the UK as well as a considerable increase in spend in the pet sector year on year.  

3) What top tips and advice would you give to a new entrepreneur or anyone thinking to embark in the entrepreneurial adventure? 
Build a business around something you’re genuinely passionate about and be passionate about the process. This will keep any entrepreneur going through the inevitable highs and lows of building a business. Finally, being a sole founder isn’t for the faint hearted so it has been important to me to surround myself with an expert team who are as passionate about our mission as I am. 

Wish to apply to our Incubator? Contact our Entrepreneur in Residence: Mehdi El Azhari at mehdi.el-azhari@dauphine.psl.eu. Visit the website here for more information.

SUMMER IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER...


...and with it, our Summer Schools are back in business! 
The 2021 edition will start on 21st June at the earliest (different lengths and end date options are available), offering four different tracks to specialise in Finance, General Business, Digital & Innovation and Sustainability Management. These will help you to build your CV, learn curial business skills, and make great new connections helping you take those vital first steps in becoming an international global leader of tomorrow. You will visit and meet professionals from global companies. This is a unique opportunity to bolster both your confidence and your network through a truly invaluable immersive experience.  

Want to find out more? Register to our last online presentation on 11th March here or visit our website page where you can submit your application. 

DAUPHINE COMMUNITY


A massive thank you to our expert panelists for their successful insightful seminar on UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the European Union (11/02/2021). Giving participants a rare opportunity to hear both facts and opinions of some of those close to the forefront of the Brexit discussion. We are midst a quickly evolving political climate, that affects us all and will continue to do so as we venture into a new post-Brexit normal. 

Stay connected and informed with our upcoming Webinar held by Dauphine London â€“ PSL. Our next date is 31th March onUnderstanding the British Supreme Court “Uber” caseRegister here! 

POST OF THE MONTH


Ready, Steady Cook! 
Keeping occupied during these times is key to preserving your mental wellbeing. In early February, some of our students put together a virtual cook along to get in the Chandeleur spirit with some super delicious results. Crepe cooking did not end there however, the UK pancake day was later in February giving all a second excuse to eat pancakes! Pancakes are always an excellent choice with savoury alternatives, simple to sophisticated toppings, there is something to please everyone’s taste! 
See our Instagram post here.

SAVE THE DATE


 

11th March: (last) Summer Schools online presentation, all you need to know about our short programmes â€“ click here to sign up.

11th MarchParcoursup deadline for high school students to express their wishes (candidates can access and finalise their files until 8th April).

31st March: Webinar 'Understanding the British Supreme Court “Uber”', animated by Claire Marzo, Lecturer at Dauphine London, with the following speakers: 

  • Bruno Mestre – Juiz de Direito, Judge, Portugal
  • Luke Mason – Professor, Head of School, Birmingham City University, School of Law

Click here to sign up.

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