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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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