Shape the World Where You Live With Economics
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
|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
|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
|18:05 - 18:50||
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.