Business & Finance Careers Exploration Day
On Thursday 14th September 2017, the Faculty of Management and Law hosted an event for local schools (Bradford Girls Grammar, Carlton Bolling, Grange), to introduce their year 11 & 12.students to careers in Business and Finance.
The event was to launch the Industrial Centre of Excellence for Business and Retail’s programme for 2017/2018 to new students.
Students had the opportunity to meet employers and find out about careers in accountancy / finance, and the different routes into the profession. The employers who took part included PWC, Santander, Yorkshire Water, Barclays, NG Bailey, and Richard Wadkin’s Business Consultants.
They then had the opportunity to experience a taster lecture in accountancy, find out what it’s like studying for a degree, and meet some students about the enter their final year of the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance.
Stacey Jobson, Director of ICE commented “the day has been a great success with students engaging in some great discussions to understand roles and careers within the business environment. And latterly in the afternoon they got a real insight into what it would be like to study at University of Bradford School of Management".