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Pathways to Economics

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Pathways to Economics

If you are a Year 10 or 11 student from a local school and are curious about learning more about what economics actually is, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to find out more. We will help you gain a better understanding of what economics is and how it helps to solve major global issues such as social inequalities, poverty, health care and climate change.

This event is organised by the Department of Economics and sponsored by the Royal Economic Society and Discover Economics.

Dates: 19 and 20 October 2021
Start time: 17:30
Location: Online (Microsoft Teams)

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Date/Time Session
17:30 - 17:40

Welcome Talk and Introductions

In this introductory session, Dr Lory Barile (Associate Professor and Widening Participation Academic Lead) will introduce you to the exciting subject of Economics.

17:40 - 18:30

Interactive Taster Session

In this interactive session, Professor Caroline Elliot will present a short taster session on economics followed by a Q&A where students are encouraged to ask questions about the subject/study of economics.

Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Time Session
17:30 - 18:10

Pathways to Economics: From GCSE - Your Student Journey to University

In this interactive panel discussion event, you will hear from Maths and Economics Teachers discuss what studying these subjects at A Level will involve and hear a current Warwick economics student and a recent Warwick graduate discuss how the skills they learned at A Level helped their transition into University. You will also be able to submit your own questions to our panel.

18:15 - 19:00

Careers in Economics

In this session designed for students and parents, our panel of speakers Dr Atisha Ghosh (Academic Careers Coordinator), Dr Amira Elasra (Senior Tutor), Chrissie Cooper (Student Funding Advisor for Outreach) will discuss the various career opportunities for economics graduates; how we prepare students to acquire the right skills and knowledge through the modules they study; what academic and pastoral support students receive and student finance.


Registration for this event is essential. Please register your place using the button below and we will be in touch with you via email to send you instructions of how to join the event closer to the time.