Events

 

At Warwick Economics Society we pride ourselves on delivering career events of the highest calibre, the most memorable socials and a range of engaging talks and enriching academic experiences throughout every academic year, enhancing your student experience.

In addition to regular careers events, socials and talks, we host one of the most anticipated events of the Warwick social calendar, the annual Economics Ball, and both a domestic and an international tour.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 5:00pm
Terrace Bar
In the run up to our elections, we’re holding a meet and greet to answer any questions you might have regarding exec roles, elections and tips for running.

Students in all year groups are strongly encouraged to run for roles. Experience in other Exec/leadership positions is valued.

Drop in between 5-6 at T-bar for an informal chat or a drink with us to find out what difference you can make to EconSoc!

The main Elections 2018 Facebook event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/984752891673568
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 7:30pm
L5, Science Concourse
SPRING WEEK CLINIC | Converting Spring to Summer

Thursday 22nd February - 7:30pm - L5 (in Sciences)

The final event in our series of Spring Week Clinics which started back in Term 1 will prepare you for your Spring Weeks or prospective Spring Weeks. We will give you top tips to help you stand out and convert your Spring Week to an internship offer, from those that have done it.

This event is a first-come, first-serve event. You do not need to have attended the first clinics in order to apply for this one.

Successful candidates will be notified within 24 hours of applying. Due to oversubscription of the first event, it is recommended that you apply ASAP. Apply here:
https://goo.gl/forms/hTsmKaMXeZBGjGTk2

You MUST be a member of Warwick Economics Society to attend. Get your free membership here: https://www.warwicksu.com/societies/Economics/
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 12:00am
To be announced
Warwick Economics Society invites the Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, leader of the House of Commons and Warwick alumni, for a talk on February 23rd entitled 'What Next for Parliamentary Democracy?'.

Andrea served on the Treasury Select Committee from July 2010 until May 2014 and on the Public Accounts Committee from May 2014 until March 2015. She then served as Economic Secretary to the Treasury from April 2014 until May 2015 and Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change from May 2015 until July 2016. Andrea also served as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from July 2016 until June 2017.

Andrea worked in the banking and finance industry for 25 years, most recently as Head of Corporate Governance and Senior Investment Officer at Invesco Perpetual, one of the UK’s largest retail fund managers.

Location and time to be announced, sign-up may be required. You must be a member of Warwick Economics Society to attend. Membership is free and available from:
https://www.warwicksu.com/societies/Economics/

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Summer Party

2015

Warwick Economics Society hosted its first ever SUMMER PARTY on Thursday 18th June 2015!

It was the perfect setting to celebrate the end of exams and the beginning of summer. A BBQ, bouncy castle, giant slides, a waterslide, face painting, games and henna were available.


The Future of Finance Panel

2014

We invited experts from a variety of field of finance including; TRADING, MICROFINANCE, ASSET MANAGEMENT & POLICY MAKING.

The Panel:

DR JONATHAN CAVE- the event was be chaired by Dr Cave who is a WBS professor with expertise in financial economics, regulation and the analysis of policy.

DR GEORGE COOPER – [expand title=”Read More…” swaptitle=”Close”]as a former Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and Executive Director at Deutsche Bank, Dr Cooper has a breadth of experience in Asset Management. He is also the author of ‘Money Blood, and Revolution’ – The premise of his book is that the internal inconsistencies between economic theories – the apparently unresolvable debates between leading economists and the incoherent policies of our governments – are symptomatic of economics being in a crisis.

GERRY BOYLE- CARE International UK’s Senior Policy Adviser on Private Sector Engagement. He has previously been Head of Business Relations at Oxfam GB, and before that was a management consultant for thirty years, including being a Consulting Partner at Deloitte.

ANNA IRRERA- As a journalist for Financial News, a Dow Jones newspaper in London, she writes about FINTECH and Market Structure. The role of FINTECH will be playing a crucial role in the financial world over the coming years so it will be invaluable to hear what Anna has to say!

DR PETER BOONE- A visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Principal at Salute Capital Management. From 1997–2003 he was managing partner and research director at Brunswick-UBS, an investment bank based in Moscow. His areas of expertise include capital markets, transition economies, debt relief, financial crises, emerging markets and macroeconomic policy.

TIM LUSCOMBE- Author of “Deal Finance” the business leaders guide to business sales, acquisitions and raising money. He specializes in Corporate Finance, M&A experience, strategic planning and execution focusing on the longer term, including business structures for the next phase of growth and overseas development.His core expertise is in making successful acquisitions in the SME sector, which add real value to acquisitive businesses.

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Tim Harford

2014

In October 2014 we kicked off our 2014/15 speaker series with a bang with our key note speaker TIM HARFORD!