University of Edinburgh Financial Services and Fintech Forum

UoE Business School Event

Date: Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Time: 13:30 – 18:30

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS

Scottish Financial Enterprise members are invited to take part in the University of Edinburgh’s Financial Services and Fintech Forum and present their business and the key challenges to the industry to enable students to learn more about career opportunities in the exciting and rapidly changing world of financial services.

If you’re interested in taking part, please contact partnership.development@ed.ac.uk. More information can be found here.

Benefits to Partners

  • Meet highly motivated students from varied degree programmes, both undergraduate and postgraduate
  • Raise your profile and deliver your message directly in the recruitment marketplace
  • Network with like-minded peers
  • Deepen your engagement with the University and our curricula
  • Potential outputs include student consultancy projects, company-sponsored dissertations, internships, student visits to your premises and guest lectures at the Business School

Benefits to Students

  • Meet a range of companies from the Financial Services industry to help you start to understand your range of career options
  • Find out more about the skills your future employers are looking for
  • Network with employers
  • Learn about challenges facing the industry to inspire dissertation topics and help you with interviews

Format

There will be a keynote speaker, and financial services businesses will participate as follows:

  • A presentation of 3-5 minutes by companies
  • Speed networking between industry personnel and students
  • Challenge rooms – test students’ thinking on an issue facing the sector
  • Themed panel Q&A