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Careers in Finance, Accounting and Banking

COA Regional Meeting: Yorkshire
Careers in Finance, Accounting and Banking


Leader: Judith Drury, COA
Date: Thursday 8 June 2017
Time: 12:30 – 15:30 for the main meeting, with an optional Centigrade Training Course 10:00 – 12:00
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, 154 Northgate, Wakefield, W Yorkshire, WF1 3QX
Cost: There is no charge for this meeting
Topic: Careers in Finance Accounting and Banking

We have pleasure in confirming details of our latest regional meeting for careers teachers and education advisers in Yorkshire. This will take place at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield on Thursday 8 June 2017.

Lunch will be available at 12:30 and the meeting will begin at 13:30. An open forum will follow the presentations in which those present can network, share ideas and exchange examples of good practice. The meeting will finish at 15:30.

Our speaker Alice Shepherd FCA comes highly recommended. Alice will talk about the careers available in finance, accounting and banking, always a popular career choice for students. She will also cover the relevant degree courses and give an overview of the apprenticeship possibilities.

Alice is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance at Leeds University. She is a chartered accountant and previously worked in practice at PwC and trained graduates for professional accounting qualifications at Kaplan Financial. Before joining the University of Leeds, she was a lecturer at Manchester Business School (part of the University of Manchester).

Optional: Centigrade Training Course 10:00 – 12:00

In addition to the main meeting, there will be an opportunity to learn how to make the best use of Centigrade, COA's HE selection programme for students. Centigrade matches a student's interests and abilities with HE courses and institutions in the UK, Ireland, Australasia, Canada and those in Europe offering undergraduate degrees taught in English.

To book your place please complete our online application form or contact Evelyn Millbank by email on: [email protected] (including any suggestions for topics for discussion at the open forum).

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