Grace, intelligence and graft: Nisha's recipe for success

Chancellor Nisha Katona MBE has shared the key ingredients for success with LJMU students and staff: grace, intelligence and graft.

She shared her insights at the second Roscoe Lecture series event of LJMU’s Bicentenary year at St George’s Hall.

Nisha was in conversation with fellow LJMU alumni Sean Curran, the BBC Parliamentary Correspondent. Both are graduates of the university’s School of Law.

During a fascinating conversation, Nisha reflected on her family life and upbringing, her education at LJMU, embarking on a career in law and setting up Mowgli, her hugely successful chain of restaurants.

Nisha spoke about being a role model to students as LJMU’s first alumni Chancellor and she shared another key piece of advice with a rapt audience: “there is no such thing as failure”.

Watch Nisha and Sean’s reflections on the evening in the short video above.

You can watch the event in full here and you can download the audio version via our 1823 Podcast.


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