Sunderland businesswoman shares her secrets

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AN entrepreneur is giving advice to potential future business leaders at Sunderland University’s open day today.

Belema Roberts, from Sunderland, graduated from the university in 2005 with a degree in Accounting and Business, and has gone on to run a number of businesses.

The 32-year-old is now European manager for Convergys Customer Management, working with blue chip clients throughout the world.

He will share his tips on finding the right career path, and how to get the best of out of your time at university.

Belema said: “These days a degree is the first important hurdle, but you have to set yourself apart from the rest of the competition.”

The open day takes place between 10am and 4pm, in the Prospect Building, Sir Tom Cowie Campus.