A combined academic and social student experience
We encourage all students in the Department to get involved with as many activities as you can in order to maximise your Warwick experience.
We place great importance on your student experience and we put on regular activities and events which are both academically stimulating and socially enriching.
Graduate Staff-Student Liaison Committee (GSSLC)
The GSSLC exists to provide a forum for staff and students to discuss issues relating to all graduate courses taught by the Department. It is an itegral part of the process by which potential problems are identified and resolved, students' views are represented within the Department and a mechanism for gauging students' opinion on academic matters.GSSLC Nominations
The Department have hosted the annual Question Time event yearly providing students and staff from across the University the opportunity to engage with politicians, policy makers and academics.
Previous panellists have included The Right Honourable Hazel Blears, Douglas Carswell, Lord Norman Lamont and Jacqui Smith.
This year's event has been cancelled.
You can read more about 2019's Question Time event which focused on a range of current affair topics in our news release and also watch previous years of our Question Time debates on our Department's YouTube Channel
Question Time 2019
Warwick Economics Exchange
The Warwick Economics Exchange is a unique student-run programme initiated to promote the spread and exchange of thoughts generated by future economists. The focus of this programme is on postgraduate and senior undergraduate students.
360 Lecture series
Each year the Department hosts an engaging lecture series which welcomes a diverse mix of speakers including alumni, policy makers, and academics.
Our speakers give a different perspective on Economics and the series is designed to broaden education and to help students interpret what they have learnt in lectures and classes to some real world, interesting and important situations and subjects.
Past speakers include:
- Tim Harford, Financial Times journalist and Radio 4 presenter
- Minouche Shafik, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England
- Dr Kanayo Nwanze, President of The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
- Faisal Islam, award-winning English journalist and economics editor for Channel 4
Each year a PhD conference is organised by research students of the Department, supported and attended by students and faculty.
We will be announcing whether the PhD 2021 conference will go ahead. Please refer to the below link to find out about previous PhD Conferences.View past PhD Conferences
Warwick Economics Society
Established in 1981, the Warwick Economics Society is one of the longest standing academic societies on campus with a current membership of nearly 1500 undergraduate and postgraduate members of all disciplines, ages and interests.
Its aim is to give members a diverse range of events that helps them to progress not only academically but also along their chosen career path. Alongside this, the society hosts socials on campus and boasts some of the strongest sports teams in Warwick, providing opportunities to get involved with football and netball in the earlier terms and cricket and mixed rounders later on.Warwick Economics Society Join the Society Facebook page
Warwick Economics Summit
The Warwick Economics Summit is one of the largest student-run academic conferences in Europe, involving world-renowned figures, engaging debates and educational workshops. It touches on a range of global issues including politics, development, finance and psychology and is an opportunity for anyone with an interest in economic affairs and politics to discuss the latest worldwide developments.
In the past, the summit has hosted leading academics such as George Akerlof and John Nash, along with key policy makers such as Vince Cable and Andrew Bailey. The weekend offers the chance to meet and learn from a truly diverse group of students, and to socialise with delegates from around the world at our black tie ball.
We are fully student run and encourage you to apply to join our successful and highly diverse team. Being involved is a great way to get to know people who share similar interests, whilst developing key skills. We have many social activities to develop friendships and memorable shared experiences, so if you would like to join the team, look out for more information from us in term one or visit us at the freshers fair.Warwick Economics Summit