The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is an American worldwide management consulting firm with 85 offices in 48 countries. The firm advises clients in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors around the world, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and is one of the ‘Big Three’ strategy consulting firms. BCG received the number 1 spot in Consulting Magazine’s 2016 “Best Firms to Work for” ranking and received a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index.
As a member of BCG’s consulting team, you’ll work alongside some of the world’s top minds on cases that reshape business, government, and society. You’ll collaborate on challenging projects with team members from many backgrounds and disciplines, increasing your understanding of complex business problems from diverse perspectives and developing new skills and experience to help you at every stage of your career – at BCG and beyond.
Consulting work is varied and rigorous, much of it performed at BCG’s client sites. Projects can vary in length, size, and location, depending on the client’s challenge. Because BCG’s clients operate all over the world, you may travel internationally. If you are joining BCG directly from school, expect work with a wide range of clients and projects right from the start – from helping to devise the integration strategy for a pharmaceutical merger to developing sustainable farming practices in emerging countries.
The application period for penultimate year students interested in summer internships in the London office opens on 1st January 2018 and closes on 27th January 2018
Womble Bond Dickinson is placed within the UK’s top 20 and in the top 80 in the US law firm listings. A progressive, forward thinking firm, with transatlantic capacity and understanding of our local markets. With more than 400 partners and 1,000 lawyers across 8 offices in the UK and 16 offices in the US.
Focusing on 12 major sectors; Energy & Natural Resources, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Public Service & Third Sector, Private Wealth, Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure, Financial Institutions, Insurance, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Life Sciences, Real Estate, Retail & Consumer Goods, Technology.
Their clients include Nissan, HSBC, Grainger, Bellway, New Look and Atom Bank. Whether they’re working with a FTSE 100 business, a government organisation or a privately managed company, the firm’s approach is to build productive, trusting long-term relationships.
Today’s trainee solicitors are tomorrow’s associates and partners. That’s why they make a long-term investment in all their trainees. Right from the start, they’ll focus on helping you develop a lasting career with an ambitious firm.
Trainees carry out meaningful, challenging and rewarding work for their clients, making us a sustainable business for their people, which is full of opportunities for everyone.
With training contract opportunities across all 8 UK offices, they look for intellectually able, motivated and enthusiastic graduates from any discipline or background. Successful applicants will understand the need to provide practical, commercial advice to clients. They’ll share the firm’s commitment to self-development and teamwork and its desire to provide clients with services that match their highest expectations.
Applications will re-open for the 2018 work placement and 2020 training contact on 2 November 2017.
We are proud to announce that Norton Rose Fulbright will be one of the firms at WarCon18’s Exclusive Networking Event! Norton Rose Fulbright is an international law firm, with more than 4000 lawyers and other legal staff based in 33 countries across the world in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
They are an internationally recognised firm with many prestigious awards, including being ranked in the top 100 graduate employers by
the The Times. Employees from Norton Rose Fulbright will be giving assessment centre and recruitment type seminars to successful applicants to the law stream of the Exclusive Networking Event.
MOBGEN prides itself as a strategic partner for global brands, to engage their customers and employees with mobile and creative technology. We aim to make mobile interaction easy, engaging and rewarding, so that users become loyal and lifelong brand-ambassadors. We do this by striking the right balance between strategy, creativity and technology.
With more than 200 mobile specialists working from Amsterdam, A Coruña, and Malaga. MOBGEN helps its customers innovate, increase their audience engagement, and improve their KPIs.
Accenture solves our clients’ toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries
and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.
Accenture Strategy: Shapes the future at the intersection of business and technology
Accenture Consulting: Transforms businesses through industry expertise and insights
Accenture Digital: Creates value through new experiences, new intelligence and new connections
Accenture Technology: Powers businesses with cutting-edge solutions using established and emerging technologies
Accenture Operations: Delivers outcomes through infrastructure, security, cloud and business process services
A global business with a proud history and an exciting future
Founded in 1902, our company continues to go from strength to strength thanks to our leading tobacco brands, talented people and our commitment to lead Next Generation Product categories.
We employ around 50,000 people worldwide, while many more are indirectly employed through our supply chain.
The quality of our people has always played a major role in our success. The culture of our Group is about developing talent from within, while also attracting people who bring knowledge and skills that strengthen our business.
We are proud that we are often independently rated as a leading employer in countries where we operate. In 2016, for example, we were recognised as a Top Employer in Europe by the Top Employers Institute for the seventh consecutive year, underlining our position as one of the best companies to work for in the region.
Tom Spreutels – Managing Director in Citi’s EMEA Corporate Banking
Tom is a Managing Director in Citi’s EMEA Corporate Banking, and responsible for our EMEA Insurance and Asset Management and UK Financial Institutions franchise.
He takes direct coverage responsibility for a number of large clients, in addition to his management responsibilities. Tom joined Citi in 1998. Prior to moving to London in 2005, Tom worked in the Insurance team in Amsterdam and before that worked in Citi’s Brussels office. He has extensive experience dealing with large cap Financial Institutions and covering their broad banking requirements, including capital markets, financing, strategic hedging activity. He is particularly focused on financing solutions and balance sheet advisory.
Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick
Abhinay Muthoo is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick. He is also
the Dean of Warwick in London and the Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab. Prior to starting his current role as the Dean of Warwick in London, on 1st August 2016, Abhinay was the Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick for 8 years.
Abhinay was educated at the London School of Economics and the University of Cambridge. He has published papers in many top economics journals including in the Review of Economic Studies, Journal Economic Theory and The Economic Journal. He is the author of Bargaining Theory with Applications, described as a publication that any economist should want to have as a reference.
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Neyber
Monica Kalia is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 20 years’ experience within the financial services sector, and is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Neyber. Neyber was co-founded in 2014 by Monica and her two co-founders, having identified that a technology based solution was needed to revolutionise personal finance and help drive greater financial inclusion for the UK workforce.
Barclays Investment Bank, formerly Barclays Capital, is the investment banking division of the British multinational Barclays bank headquartered in London. It provides advisory, financing and risk management services to large companies, institutions and government clients. Barclays’ first investment banking arm was established in 1985 under the name Barclays de Zoete Wedd. It was formed through the merger of Barclays Merchant Bank with a UK stockbroker de Zoete & Bevan and one of the London jobbing firms Wedd Durlacher. The equity and Corporate Finance Divisions were sold to Credit Suisse First Boston in 1998 with the remaining businesses dominated by Fixed Income and Structured Capital Markets being retained by Barclays and rebranded Barclays Capital.
AOF Environmental System is an environmental machine manufacturer based in Taiwan. They were established in 2015 and specialise in oil mist collector designed specifically for machine tools. The team has vast knowledge on the environmental situations in the industrial sector of Asia. Their market ranges across Asia and Europe and will soon seek to expand into North America.
Chairman of the Board for ELIA Group
Miriam Maes has worked 35 years for multinationals and more than 20 years managing national and international P&L’s. She spent 15 years in the B2B energy and climate change space.
Miriam currently serves as Chairman of the Board for ELIA Group- a Bel 20 listed company-, the Belgian and Part German Electricity Transmission System Operator.
She also serves as Non- Executive Director on the Board of 4 international listed companies. In addition, Miriam represents the Dutch Ministry of Finance in 2 of its participations as Non-Executive Director on the Supervisory Board of the Port of Rotterdam, the world’s 3rd largest Port and of the uranium enrichment “URENCO” Joint- Venture between the Netherlands, UK and Germany.
Miriam served as Advisor to the UK Department for Energy and Climate Change from 2010 to 2012. In 2012, Miriam became a Senior Fellow on the Climate and Energy Program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (“GMF”) and Delivery Director of GMF’s Energy Transition Forum (ETF). She took ownership of the Energy Transition Program in 2015 and relaunched this US-European senior level “Think and Do” tank in 2015.
Miriam has a degree from Nijenrode International Business School in the Netherlands and is a fluent English, French, Dutch and German speaker. Miriam has a 19-year-old daughter and lives in London with her life-partner.
Co-Founder and Chief International Officer of Crowdpac
Having being involved in numerous key roles including Director of Campaigns at Oxfam and Vice President of Global Campaigns at Change.org, he is now a Co-Founder and Chief International Offi
cer of Crowdpac.
Paul has also traveled around the US with Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders campaign during the 2016 US Elections. Paul co-founded Crowdpac with Steve Hilton, an independent and nonpartisan premier online platform for gaining insight into politicians and the political system of the country.
InvestIN is a dynamic organisation that coaches ambitious young people to reach the pinnacle of their career goals. The InvestIN programmes (The Young Investment Banker Programme, Young Doctor Programme, Young Lawyer Programme, Young Accountant Programme, Young Business Leader Programme, Young Lawyer Recruitment Programme and Young Investment Banker Weekend) prepare students for the City’s most competitive and prestigious careers. The programmes are taught by senior industry professionals from the world’s most reputable investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, PE firms and medical practices. Over 6000 students have now attended our programmes. You can find out more by visiting us at www.investineducation.co.uk.
Warwick Congress LTD are proud to announce Vinson & Elkins as one of our sponsor for this year!
Vinson & Elkins’ lawyers are committed to excellence, offering clients deep experience in handling their transactions, investments, projects, and disputes worldwide.
Established in Houston in 1917 by William A. Vinson and James A. Elkins, the firm’s time-tested role as trusted advisor has made V&E a go-to law firm for many of the world’s leading businesses, especially in the energy and finance industries. Vinson & Elkins bring competitive strength, insight and know-how to guide their clients through their most complex transactions and litigation.
The firm’s services range from Corporate to Intellectual Property to Labour & Employment. There are multiple practices areas at V&E for trainees to qualify in.
Vinson & Elkins see their staff as their strongest asset. Collaborating seamlessly across 16 offices worldwide, Vinson & Elkins provide outstanding client service. Lawyers at the firm are committed to excellence, offering clients experience in handling their transactions, investments, projects and disputes across the globe.
Vinson & Elkins also believe in the value of giving back. The firm are deeply committed to empowering communities through pro bono work for the underserved, devoting significant time and resources to those who cannot afford legal services. V&E also support the communities in which they live and serve through hundreds of local charitable, educational and cultural organizations.
We are thrilled to announce EY as our latest partner of Warwick Congress! EY is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. EY is one of the largest professional services firm in the world and is one of the “Big Four” accounting firms.
Founding CEO of ClientEarth
James has an impressive number of accolades to his name including one of 10 people who could change the world according to The New Statesman.
The Lawyer has named him as one of the top 100 lawyers in the UK. In 2016, he was named as one of the 1,000 most influential people in London and also won Leader of the Year at the Business Green Awards. Prior to founding ClientEarth, James moved from a Wall Street law practice to found the Citizens’ Enforcement Project at NRDC in New York, where he brought and won 80 federal lawsuits against corporations to enforce the Clean Water Act after the Reagan Administration had stopped enforcing the law.
James founded ClientEarth – Europe’s first public interest environmental law organisation – in 2007. Now operating globally, it uses advocacy, litigation and research to address the greatest challenges of our time – including biodiversity loss, climate change, and toxic chemicals. Its work is always built on solid law and science.
Director of the world leading Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford.
When it comes to finding creative solutions for the current European migrant crisis, there is arguably no one better to talk to than Alexander Betts, director of the world leading Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford who will be addressing our Europe topic from the Politics perspective. Having authored numerous books on the politics and economics of asylum and forced migration, Alexander is a true intellectual authority on the topic, his expertise frequently being consulted by a range of international institutions including the United Nations, the Council of Europe and the World Bank
In addition to his many academic publications, he has written for Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, and the Guardian, and appeared regularly on the BBC, Al Jazeera, and CNN. Alexander is also a captivating public speaker, his TED talks garnering over 2.5 million viewers. In 2016, he was honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
In his speech, Michael will address the United Nations ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, an agenda of unprecedented scope and significance that embarks to build peaceful, just and inclusive societies and to ensure the lasting protection of the planet and its natural resources.
A true global citizen, Moller has over 35 years of experience as an international civil servant in the United Nations. He began his career in 1979 with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and worked with UNHCR in different capacities in New York, Iran, Mexico, Haiti and Geneva. Between 1997 and 2001 he was the Head of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs at United Nations headquarters; between 2001 and 2006 he was the Director for Political, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Affairs in the Office of the Secretary-General.
Mr. Møller also served as the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Cyprus from 2006 to 2008 and was the Executive Director of the Kofi Annan Foundation from 2008 to 2011.
They are not a typical recruitment business – they focus on identifying elite talent, recruiting individuals with an outstanding academic or professional background into firms who understand that hiring the best talent available delivers a competitive edge.
“Dartmouth stand out from the pack’’.
Voted in the Top 10 of the UK’s Top 100 Start-up companies in both 2014 and 2015, Dartmouth’s rapid growth and core values of honesty and dedication to excellence have accelerated their ambition to become the world’s foremost elite recruiter of people from the Graduate to sub-director level.
Dartmouth’s clients rely on them to help them source, assess and evaluate their rising stars and future leaders. They provide an executive search level service within the contingent market.
Key sectors that Dartmouth cover include Asset Management, Consulting, Investment Banking and Hedge Funds to name a few.
Dartmouth work with ambitious, forward thinking companies to help them recruit rising stars and future leaders, and will be carrying out a CV screening for Finance applicants to the ENE.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981, with the help of Thomas Secunda, Duncan MacMillan, Charles Zegar and Merrill Lynch, Bloomberg turn over a revenue of US$9 billion.
The service provided by Bloomberg range from providing financial software tools such as data services and an analytics and equity trading platform, to publishing subscription-only newsletters and three magazines (Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits). However, Bloomberg’s core revenue-generating and most famous product is the Bloomberg Terminal; providing breaking news to financial companies and organisation in real time. Bloomberg’s latest venture, as of 2015, is the acquisition of Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions Ltd for an estimated fee of US$787 million.
Bloomberg employ an ethos of transparency, fairness and connectivity which feeds into their drive to achieve an open culture that is fostered by all 19,000 Bloomberg employees. Striving to innovate, diversify and be philanthropic, Michael Bloomberg founded Bloomberg as a company that has ‘giving back’ in its core principles. Whether this be to companies and organisations that have paid for Bloomberg’s services, or using the profits Bloomberg has generated to help out the communities in which the Bloomberg offices are situated (Bloomberg has offices in 73 countries worldwide). Thus, as Bloomberg continues to expand, they seek employees that are passionate and adopt their ethos. With internships and graduate recruitment opportunities in cities such as New York, Beijing, and Singapore, and in areas such as Corporate Functions, Financial Products and Global Data, Bloomberg offers something for everyone that has an interest in technology, economics or global-affairs.
Operating as a single, globally integrated partnership, Herbert Smith Freehills work as a team, using innovative systems and processes to ensure your work is delivered intelligently, efficiently and reliably. The firm care about the markets and communities they work within and constantly strive to make them better.
Across the firm’s global network, they strive to address and resolve clients’ complex business challenges. Whether the client is a multinational corporation or an innovative charity serving a community with urgent needs, Herbert Smith Freehills focus on building relationships to deliver the best possible outcome.
Pro bono and citizenship initiatives reflect that global outlook by focusing on building the rule of law, social inclusion, capacity building and the far-reaching implications of climate change. Herbert Smith Freehills are intensely proud to contribute to the work of clients who are thought-leaders and innovators, helping them to achieve important social change. Inspired by clients’ and by their professional responsibility as lawyers, social impact and a sense of justice underpin everything the firm aspire to achieve as a responsible business.
Capp have spent the past 11 years designing new and innovative ways of assessing individuals. Providing top of the range recruitment solutions, Capp seek to attract the very best talent and ensure businesses achieve their ambitions. Capp utilize their ‘Strengths’ methodology to identify each individual’s strength
and how they can maximize a business.
Capp’s straightforward approach is underpinned by science and data. By understanding the requirements of businesses, Capp support individuals in find their own strengths. Capp are passionate about creating a better aligned, motivated and productive workforce for each business.
The core values of Capp are Strengthen, Innovate, Disseminate, Enable and Catalyse. Capp pride themselves on delivering the very best service and solutions to clients. Their deep knowledge and expertise in applying strengths-based recruitment means they can tailor their recommendations based on each organisation. All solutions are driven by data-led analytics, comprehensive experience of what Capp know works well in assessment and underpinned by robust technology platforms.
Capp’s vision is ‘To match the world to their perfect job’. The firm will be helping students attending Warwick Congress to do the same.
Former Vice President of the European Parliament and current President of the European Law Institute
As VP her responsibilities included negotiating the Transparency register with the Commission, chairing debates and votes in the Plenary, and chairing the Question Time sessions. She also set up her own initiative, an inter-institutional network for high ranking female players on the EU scene, which successfully pressured the Commission into appointing 8 female Commissioners in 2010, as opposed to the initial 3 proposed.
As a parliamentarian the main focus of her legislative work and policy interests were Legal Affairs, particularly private international law, contract law and alternative dispute resolution. Prior to entering politics, Diana worked as a solicitor, where she specialised in European cross border litigation and private international law.
As president of the European Law Institute Diana pursues the quest for better law-making in Europe and the enhancement of European legal integration with a genuinely pan-European perspective.
Reporter & Journalist, BBC Click
Well regarded as one of the UK’s leading technology and social media enthusiasts, Kate Russell has been a leading presenter on BBC’s ‘Click’ for more than 10 years. A regular on the sofa at ITV’s Daybreak, and a past presenter on CNBC Europe, Kate has proved to be a prominent voice in the UK on internet and new technological trends.
An avid writer, Kate started writing about technology and the Internet in 1995 and also writes columns for National Geographic Traveller Magazine and BBC Focus. She is also the author of two books; ‘Working the Cloud’, a business book about the internet and ‘Elite: Mostly Harmless’.
A past winner at the UK Blog Awards, Kate is an avid user of Twitter and Google+ and remains a powerful voice at conferences across the UK. Particularly concerned about the lack of women studying and working in Technology, Kate guides policy decisions regarding the governance of the internet. Technology is now one of the single biggest factors in the world of work. Nations now compete in a global race to deliver innovative solutions to global problems, and we can’t wait to hear Kate’s talk on how she sees the future of technology and politics evolving.
Former Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills
Sir John Vincent Cable, is a British Politician who first studied Economics at the University of Cambridge and has taught the subject at Glasgow University.
Cable has worked previously as First Secretary in the Diplomatic Service for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and also as Deputy Director of the Overseas Development Institute. From 1990, Cable was appointed Chief Economist of Shell International and is also a former fellow of Nuffield College Oxford and the LSE.
Cable has also authored several books including “The Storm: the World Economic Crisis” and “What it means”. Sir John Vincent Cable was knighted in the 2015 Dissolution Honours list.
Head of European Equity Research at Mediobanco
Mediobanca is one of the leading investment banks in Italy and has a key impact at the European level, as well as being a top player in Italian consumer credit. Its recent history during the European debt crisis has highlighted the importance of growth strategies in Italian and European banks, and Antonio will be addressing the issue of the changing face of economics in the context of Europe and globalisation.
Prior to leading European Equities at Mediobanca, Antonio has worked in the Research divisions of institutions such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch and CitiGroup, and we are very excited to hear his experiences in the practice behind the theory of recent European economics.
E.ON UK CEO
Tony has been CEO and Chairman of the Board of E.ON UK Plc since 2011, and his previous roles in the firm include CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of E.ON Energy Trading in Germany, Managing Directorships for Energy Wholesale, Energy Trading, and UK Production, as well as joining E.ON as Head of Corporate Strategy.
Prior to joining Powergen (which went on to become E.ON), Tony worked at brewery company Bass Plc and as a consultant with L.E.K Consulting.
Graduating with First Class Honours in Mathematics at the University of Oxford, Tony obtained his Ph.D in Mathematics in 1984. He has also completed a Masters of Business Administration at IMEDE Management Development Institute in Lausanne.
Global, Co-CEO of DLA PIPER
Simon has several years of experience acting for high profile individuals and organisations on several matters related to media, new media, sport and manufacturing.
Disruptive technology has meant the legal profession has had to vigorously adapt to the future working world, with automation leading to even greater scrutiny on human capital and the value of ideas. Simon’s impressive work in this area has led to him being named one of the ‘World’s Leading IP Strategists’ by Intellectual Asset Management Magazine.
Prior to beginning his career, Simon obtained both a Bachelors and Masters of Law from the University of Cambridge.
Head of Global Corporate Banking at Banco Santander
Jacques Ripoll joined Santander in 2013 and currently serves as the Head of Global Corporate Banking division of Banco Santander. Prior to that he served as the CEO of Abbey National Treasury Services plc. and held senior positions at Société Générale including Head of Asset Management, Private Banking & Investor Services, Head of Corporate Strategy, and Head of Sales and Trading for European Equities and Convertibles. The way finance interacts with environmental policies will undoubtedly play a defining part in their success. With such varied and international experience in the finance sector, Jacques will be sharing his perspective on some of the major trends that affect both the physical and financial landscape of our world.
The IE Law Society (Law Soc) provides an interactive platform for students to share and grow, meanwhile working with legal professionals to help enrich students’ education, both inside and out of the class room; Also with the hope to provide law firms with the best prospective trainees.
The IE Law Society aims to complement the practical approach to the prestigious education which IE already provides, as well as to enhance the community of law students within IE and the networks outside of IE.
The PPE Society is a student-run academic entity that attracts over 800 members from 40 countries. Since its establishment in 2004, the goal of this society has always been to engage with anybody who has in interest in any of the three disciplines of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. We organise a whole host of events throughout the year, that range from insightful talks by established figure-heads and networking opportunities with acclaimed cooperations, to socials and tours. Thus providing students with an opportunity to expand their social and intellectual horizons, uniting people together in one diverse, dynamic, and active society.
IELS caters for a wide variety of students but is specifically aimed at those who study Law with French, Law with German, and Law with a Year abroad in English. Members of IELS benefit from a number of society functions, including: regular socials, invaluable careers events, multiple mooting opportunities, an annual tour and a strong welfare network. We offer unique and diverse events from activities such as participating in the St Basil’s Sleepout where we raise money and awareness about youth homelessness in the Midlands, to informative and insightful firm presentations from global law firms such as Clifford Chance. The close-knit society feeling remains at the heart of everything we do, making all of our events welcoming to all. We are truly one big family, and the friendships our members form with each other make your university experience highly enjoyable.
The Warwick Business School Society is the oldest society at the University of Warwick. Since its creation in 1998, the goal of this independent society has always been to create a bond between the best in business and the future talents of tomorrow. With over 2000 members and a strong experience in organizing corporate and social events, the WBSS has always been a strong pillar of the university’s student life. Whether it is by giving students an opportunity to meet big companies from various industries such as EY and Accenture, Procter & Gamble and Unilever, HSBC and Crédit Suisse, or even Urgo, TeachFirst or BETC (to only name but a few), or by simply helping them in meeting more students from the University and strengthening their future network, the WBSS aims at guiding all of its members across the blurry transition between the student life, and the professional life.
Our theme this year is “This world. Our future in debate.” and has been chosen in order to encourage delegates to take a good look at the world that surrounds us and find a way to improve it through discussion.
Being part of this conference is an enriching experience through which you develop crucial skills whilst having an amazing time and meeting many new and interesting people. We are dedicated to making UBIMUN as enriching and enjoyable as possible for all the delegates participating.
We welcome students from all academic backgrounds to participate in our conference. Although debates follow a formal structure, no previous debating experience is required. Information will be updated on our website, as well as our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
For three days the Campus of EBS University in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany is transformed into a platform for an exchange of thoughts and ideas between leaders and ambitious students. In doing so, new approaches for the challenges of tomorrow are created.
The congress consists of four main parts: speeches and discussions, workshops and presentations, Career Fair as well as entertainment. Furthermore, the Innovation Fair offers opportunities for individuals to exchange and interact. Around 50 well known and high-profile representatives from the world of business, politics, and the general community speak on relevant issues. More than 1,000 selected students, graduates, and young professionals from Germany and abroad attend the EBS Symposium.
Tilt is the easiest way to request, send and pool money with a group. Our secure 1-click payments make getting paid back, ticketing an event or even planning a group grift a matter of seconds. Tilt is spreading like wildfire amongst students around the UK and is used by businesses from ESPN to Soylent.
For 15 years Lawyer 2B has been helping aspiring barristers and solicitors get their dream job in law.
The spin-off to The Lawyer, the legal profession’s main newspaper, Lawyer 2B provides the latest breaking news from the world of law wrapped up for a student audience, along with the commercial awareness that’s vital to getting a job, plus careers advice, deadline alerts and job listings
Access, Opportunity and Assistance. At Aspiring Solicitors, these are the three core values which the organisation has been striving for to increase diversity throughout the legal profession.
What was originally Chris White’s willingness to help others and increase diversity in the legal profession by voluntarily providing free assistance to aspiring solicitors with help on their CVs, applications to law firms, mock interviews and general mentoring has now become the network channel of law firms and aspiring solicitors.
Having been awarded ‘Diversity Initiative Of The Year 2014 – British Legal Awards’, the firm continues to focus on increasing diversity by informing and educating aspiring lawyers about diversity or via initiatives aimed at underrepresented groups in the profession.
You’re remarkable. You probably don’t get told this enough (or if you do, lucky you) but at Bright Network we believe you’re rather special.
That’s why we created Bright Network – to help you get to where you want to go in life. We’re here to support you both at university and beyond, giving you essential advice and personal career support.
Whether you want to work at an established blue chip, tread an entrepreneurial route or simply wish to explore what’s out there, we tell you about opportunities with exceptional companies and invite you to unique, career-focused events – from invitation-only networking, to bespoke workshops and skills sessions.
Get ahead and get noticed. Be part of the only careers network for the brightest students.
Formed in January 2005 through the merger of three respected law firms: Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich LLP, Piper Rudnick LLP and DLA LLP, it is comprised of two partnerships that operate in the UK and the US. These partnerships are DLA Piper International LLP and DLA Piper US LLP.
2014 saw DLA Piper’s total revenues reach US$2.48 billion and, thus, making them the 3rd largest law firm in the US. In the UK, DLA Piper is ranked as the largest law firm by revenue where their revenues have reached 1.566 billion Pound Sterling.
DLA Piper provide full service legal advice, offering their services and advice on large scale mergers and acquisitions, banking, people and employment, litigation, insurance, etc. This large range of services allows DLA Piper to provide essential business advice and play an important role in their client’s everyday issues. In turn enabling DLA Piper to form and maintain strong, important relationships with their clients, making for an excellent, globally capable service that is suited to the client’s needs.
BMO’s main ethos is service excellence. They are guided by their core principles when they are tasked with administering, safekeeping or investing a client’s assets. Their process-driven approach which is employed by all of their experienced management teams allows BMO to offer excellent, long term results which has been critical for their global success. What’s more is that BMO’s innovative research and technological methods allow them to keep their clients at the forefront of innovation and broaden the headway above competitors.
In terms of the opportunities afforded to undergraduates, BMO offer an extensive variety of internships and job opportunities. BMO’s internship programs are a valuable way of getting hands-on experience that has a real impact. You’ll be doing meaningful work that will help you develop your skill set and allow you to identify the area of business that is the best fit for you. BMO’s current internship programs are situated in the US and Canada and are open to international students.