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Shape the World Where You Live With Economics - Postponed

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Shape the World Where You Live With Economics - Postponed

Please note: This event has been postponed.

Registration will remain open for those who wish to register future interest in the rescheduled event. We will contact all registrants once a new date is confirmed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

If you are a Year 10 or 11 student in the UK and are curious about learning more about what economics actually is, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to find out more. Our free, interactive event 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 three-part event is organised by the Department of Economics and sponsored by the Royal Economic Society.

Part 1: Date TBC

Date/Time Session
17:00 - 17:10

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.

17:10 - 18:00

Interactive Taster Session

In this interactive session, Dr Lory Barile will deliver a short interactive taster session on 'Hot Stuff: Nudge Theory" which will showcase the relevance of behavioural economics for public policy. This will be followed by a live Q&A where students are encouraged to ask questions about the subject/study of economics.

Part 2: Date TBC

Time Session
17:00 - 18:00

Your Journey to Economics: From GCSE 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.

Part 3: Date TBC

Time Session
18:05 - 18:50

Parents Session

In this session designed for students and parents, our panel of speakers 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.

18:50 - 19:00

Event Close and Feedback


Whilst this event has been postponed, you can still register your interest for the rescheduled event below. We will be in touch via email once a new date is confirmed. If you have any queries about this event, please email 

Please also note that our Widening Participation and Outreach Team are running other events of this kind this term and we will provide details of them on our homepage.


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