The Newcastle Business School (NBS) is the University of Newcastle's centre for undergraduate, postgraduate and community business education. We focus on student-centred, research-driven teaching to develop the skills and attributes needed to sustain a successful career that is based on life-long learning. NBS offers unique opportunities to become a skilled professional and enlightened citizen by encountering new ideas, establishing new networks, and identifying future opportunities. Students may take advantage of our Work Ready opportunities and overseas experiences. As well as their discipline-based content and professional expertise, our academics emphasise communication, independent study skills, awareness of cultural differences, and activities to foster powers of analysis and creativity. Overall our courses aim to cultivate employability skills, which also include teamwork, problem solving, ethical decision- making, planning and organising, and effective use of technology.