Females in Finance

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Liberty Global Females in Finance on Wednesday 15 November 2017, 18:30-20:30, at our London office is both a networking opportunity and a chance to learn from the experiences of women who’ve followed inspiring careers in finance with Liberty Global.

On the evening, there will also be a Q&A panel with recent graduates who’ve joined our business. Students can find out more about our graduate finance programme and why it has so much to offer.  The evening will finish with an informal drinks reception, where students can meet members of our team, as well as our peers.

Please email your CV to libertyglobal@kornferry.com by Friday 10 November 2017.  Your invitation will be confirmed by Monday 13 November.

Thouron Award for postgraduate study at the University of Pennsylvania

thouronaward_1novApplications are now open for graduate study scholarship in the US with The Thouron Award.

Up to TEN awards, each with a total value of approximately US$90,000 per year, covering tuition fees, health insurance and living expenses, including travel in the US will be available (for one or two years) from 1 September 2018 for candidates who wish to pursue a postgraduate programme at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US.

Applications are invited by 23:59 (GMT) on 1 November 2017 from UK university graduates, including forthcoming summer 2018 graduates, who are British citizens normally resident in the UK.

Scholars are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but for their ability to engage with one another and take an active part in a changing world. They are expected to act as student-ambassadors, putting their energy and intellect to work strengthening the ties between two great nations.  www.thouronaward.org.

Focused on finance?

finance_skyscrapersWould you like to know more about the roles that are available in the industry?
Do you want to know more about the day-to-day activities behind those job titles?
Would you like to find out how former Brunel students found success in their finance job search?

Come and gain an insightful look into the world of finance in an informative yet informal environment during Finance Uncovered where you will have the opportunity to ask all the questions you want! Hear from representatives from Citi Bank, Goldman Sachs, IPES, PwC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Date: 11 October 2017
Time: 13:30-15:30
Location: Lecture Centre 064
Register at http://bit.ly/2g5Iyfs

Investment banking careers quiz

Which investment banking jobs should you apply to?finance_skyscrapers

eFinancialCareers have looked at the careers websites of Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley and extracted banks’ own statements about the ideal personalities for particular jobs, and have then put these into five key job types. Take the quiz!

Good news…

you can now get a loan for your Masters course but you do have to pay it back!piggybank

The basics or take a look at this video:

  • You will have to be studying a taught or research Masters course
  • You can be studying at uni or by distance learning
  • You have to be under 60 when you commence your course
  • You must normally live in England
  • You can apply for up to £10,000 towards your course and living costs
  • You can apply from this summer (June 2016)
  • You will be charged interest on your loan but will only start to repay this once you’ve finished your course and earning over £21,000 pa.  Remember that, if you’ve had a loan for your undergraduate course, you’ll also have to repay that too

Find out more on the Student Finance England – SFE’s dedicated student finance zone on the The Student Room and  FindAMasters websites.