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Fri 22 Jul, '22
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Economics Summer Graduation 2022

Congratulations to all our Undergraduate students who will be graduating this summer.

On Friday 22 July, our Undergraduate students will be awarded their degrees at the graduation ceremony which will take place in the Warwick Arts Centre.

Later in the day, graduates along their family and friends are invited to join academic and administrative staff from the Department of Economics to celebrate their graduation success and achievements for an evening reception of drinks, food and music, starting at 4.30pm in the marquee located next to The Oculus.

Message from Jeremy Smith

We in the Department want to congratulate you on your achievements over your time at Warwick and hope that your graduation is reward for all the hard work and devotion you have shown towards your studies. We wish you all the best for the future as you move beyond Warwick and look forward to hearing about your future endeavours and successes.

Professor Jeremy Smith

Head of Department

Prize winners

Prize winners for this year's awards will be announced shortly.

Department Photo on Graduation Day

An official department photo will be taken immediately after the Graduation ceremony in the Piazza. This is a wonderful momento of your time at University, thus we are expecting as many of you as possible to attend.

Two versions of the photograph are offered - one with mortar boards on heads and one with them thrown up in the air.

PRE-ORDER YOUR PHOTOS ONLINE NOW (and get 30% off!)

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The discounted prices are as follows:

One photo - £28.99

Both versions - £39.99

Postage: Free in the UK, £4 EU and £8 outside of EU

Orders must be placed on or before your Graduation Day. After this date prices will go up by £9-£13.

Photos from the Day

Photos will also be taken by our professional photographer throughout the day, these will be made available online after the Graduation.

Reception Registration

We hope you are able to join us at the Graduation Reception following the group photographs for celebratory drinks, nibbles and music. For catering purposes, registration is required in order to attend the reception. Also, please indicate how many people you will be bringing with you (max. 4). If you would like to bring more guests with you, please e-mail us at economics.alumni@warwick.ac.uk.

Register

Keep in touch

We hope that you would like to keep in touch with us via:

• Twitter: @warwickecon

• Instagram: @warwickecon

• Our Departmental LinkedIn Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4332055/

• email: economics.alumni@warwick.ac.uk

We would love to hear what you are doing after graduation. A national Graduate Outcomes survey will capture activities and perspectives of UK graduates and the anonymous results will be invaluable in helping current and future students consider potential career paths.

To make sure we can get in touch to invite you to complete the survey, please keep your contact details up-to-date by visiting the University’s Student Records Online.

The survey is owned by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, who have engaged IFF Research to contact you on our behalf, about 15 months after you complete your course. For more information visit: www.graduateoutcomes.ac.uk/.

Mon 10 Oct, '22
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In Conversation with Andy Haldane
The Shard

The Department of Economics is delighted to be hosting a hybrid event for Economics Alumni. We would like you to join us for an engaging evening discussing the current hot topic with an opportunity to engage with Andy and your fellow Alumni at a drinks reception after the event.

Date: Monday 10 October, 6.30-7.30pm
Location: The Shard, London

Chair: Ben Chu - Economics Editor, Newsnight

Andy Haldane - Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts

Registration

This event is for Warwick Alumni only.

Registration for the event is essential. The Shard is limited to 100 attendees. There is no limit to the number who will be able to watch online. Please indicate on the registration form whether you will be attending the event at The Shard or whether you will be watching on-line. Registration will close at 3pm on Monday 3 October.

You will receive an email with further details closer to the event date.

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Tue 18 Oct, '22 - Wed 19 Oct, '22
5pm - 7pm
Shape the World Where You Live With Economics
Online

Runs from Tuesday, October 18 to Wednesday, October 19.

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.

Dates: Tuesday 18 October - Wednesday 19 October
Start time: 5:00pm (UK Time)
Location: Online (Microsoft Teams Live Event)

Part 1: Tuesday 18 October

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: Wednesday 19 October

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: Wednesday 19 October

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

Registration

Registration for the event is essential. Registrants will receive an email the week of the event containing a link and instructions of how to join. If you have any queries about this event, please email economics.admissions@warwick.ac.uk. 

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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