Finance and Business

  • Finance and Business

London Finance and Business Workplace Study Tour

10th-14th September 2018

This tour consists of visits to key companies in the fields of Banking, Insurance and Professional Services. 

  • The schedule of visits changes every year. Previous visits have included: AON, Bank of England, Citi, EY, Goldman Sachs, KPMG, Liberty Speciality Markets, Lloyds, Morgan Stanley. 
  • Network with recent graduates and senior professionals
  • Gain an insight into work cultures, people and environments
  • Get valuable tips from recruiters
  • Find out about summer internships, placements and graduate opportunities
  • Complete a Certificate in Workplace Learning which is accredited by Degree Plus

 

Finance Tour 2015
"I feel that the Study Tour experience has had a significant impact on my career development and future career plans. It has opened my eyes to the vast opportunities available in the finance sector."
Clodagh McCambridge
Actuarial Science and Risk Management

Eligibility

  • Open to degree registered students of Queen's. 
  • Out of 24 places, 20 will be allocated to Queen's Management School students. Leaving 4 places open to students from any School.
  • Open to most levels of study – applicants must still be registered students during the tour (September).
  • Preference will be given to students who have not already participated in another Workplace Study Tour or the GLE Asia Programme.
  • Preference may be given to students from under-represented courses.

 

How to apply

  • There is a competitive application process through which applicants must demonstrate their motivation and commitment to working in this sector in London.
  • In 2018 the programme opened for application on 7th February. There was an information session in the SGC Hub on that day. The deadline is 26th February at 3pm.
  • We will recruit for this Tour through the same written application process as for the City Scholarship (Finance) programme.
  • Students will be required to state on the application if they are applying for the Tour, the City Scholarship programme or both. If both, they will be required to state a preference. Students will not be able to participate in both programmes.
  • Further details of how to apply are available in MyFuture under Jobs -> Queen's Career Programmes -> Available Positions.

 

Costs
Approximately £100 per student which covers transport and accommodation. Students will be required to pay for their own meals.

Contact
If you have any questions or would like to be added to the interest list for this Tour please email programmes@qub.ac.uk 

What previous students say

2017 Tour Video

Finance and Business Workplace Study Tour 2016 Dissemination Brochure (pdf)

2016 Tour Video