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Introduction to Economics

In partnership with the Bank of England, Discover Economics and the Warwick Economics Summit, we are delighted to invite you to a free, interactive event for 16-18 year old students and their teachers.

Date: Wednesday 3 February 2021
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Online (MS Teams)

The Introduction to Economics event aims to provide 16-18 year old students and their teachers with an exciting opportunity to discover more about economics as a subject, experience an interactive taster lecture delivered by the Department of Economics and hear from current undergraduate student what it's like to study economics at university. There will also be chance to hear from economists about the wide-ranging work they do and the possible career opportunities open to economists.

Students will also be able to gain useful advice and guidance on how to apply for university, including how to draft a personal statement as well as having the opportunity to ask question to an Admissions Tutor.

*Attendees of this event will also be eligible to attend the Warwick Economic Summit for free on 5-7 February 2021. Tickets are limited therefore please secure your place now and use the code WESBOE1618. More information can be found here.


Time Programme
17:00 - 17:05 Welcome and Introduction to the event
17:05 - 17:35 Taster Activity: What is Economics?
17:35 - 17:45 How to Apply to University
18:10 - 18:25 Economics Student Panel Discussion
18:25 - 18:30 Closing

Register Now

Registration has been extended until Monday, 1 February 2021 at 11am.
Those who registered between 29 January -1 February will receive an email from us on Tuesday 2 February with a link to the event which will be hosted on MS Teams.

If you have any queries about this event, please email Please note that this event is being recorded so that we can provide you with access to the recording if you are unable to attend it. Please also note that we are running other events of this kind this term and we will provide details of them on our homepage with an online registration form.

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