Entries by Alastair Wells


Richmond alumni launches book on American political parties in today’s climate

Former Study Abroad student at Richmond, Christin Nichole, has been undertaking a publicity tour to promote her new book,  ‘American Presidential Parties: Their Relevance to People of African Descent’.  The campaign has included an interview with Carlotta Chatwood on Blog Talk Radio. Christin is the owner of her own marketing group, Duly Noted Creative Group. She […]


Forbes magazine shows how Richmond entrepreneur is thriving during turbulent times

A Richmond student has just been featured in America’s highly influential Forbes magazine, capturing how her brand is taking the international luxury accessories market by storm. Melissa Souza-Lima, a BA Communications: Media Studies student at Richmond, created the luxury brand Susurro with her sister Margaret in London.  Having been inspired by the beauty of nature […]


Think body positivity with Richmond graduate

A recent Richmond, The American International University in London graduate in Communications (2020), Carmen Micheli is also a plus-size model and advocate for body positivity. Carmen took part recently in a TEDx event to share her experience and propose a new way of embracing judgement, transforming it to be an educational tool. You can share Carmen’s […]


Passing the test of time

The enduring appeal of high end wrist-watches is explored in an article by BL Global (Business Life), with the help of Nastaran Norouzi Richards-Carpenter, Associate Professor of Marketing at Richmond and Programme Director of the University’s MA in Luxury Brand Management. BL Global’s feature focuses on the continued growth of demand for high-end mechanical watches – […]

“Trying to stay busy”

Hi everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the lovely weather during the Bank Holiday weekend. I’ve been trying to keep busy since the university year ended as I’ve found this is the best way to stay motivated. I’m not doing Summer school but during the day I work on my dissertation to get a head […]

“Drastic times, drastic measures!”

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all staying well and safe! My final exams finished yesterday which was such a relief, I had 5 exams and two 4000 word essays all due in the same week…I’m surprised I managed it but at least it’s done now! Now that the university year is over, I’ll be going […]

“I hope you’re all staying safe and inside!”

Hi everyone! Saying 2020 is off to a rocky start is a bit of an understatement right now…but I’ll run through some of things I was doing before I wasn’t allowed to leave my house. I said in my last post that I had an interview for an internship, I’m happy to say that I […]


‘Coronacrisis’ blog post published by Richmond Professor

Dr Kandida Purnell, Assistant Professor of International Relations at Richmond, has recently had a blog post published on website The Disorder of Things.com, a group blog devoted to the critical inquiry of global politics, written by academics working in the field of International Relations. Dr Purnell’s blog, entitled ‘The Body Politics of COVID-19’ is part […]