On December 7th, the Young Enterprise company, 'Branch', attended St George's Market for The Big Market. They sold their wooden engraved world map phone cases which help support clean water projects in Uganda. It was a successful day in which the team enjoyed talking to members of the public, professional business people and also Young Enterprise judges.
On Wednesday 22nd November 2017, Sixth Form girls attended an event held at W5 in partnership with Ulster University Business School.
University of Ulster held a Lower Sixth Economics Conference on Wednesday 13th April. Pupils arrived to tea, coffee and scones before settling down to listen to some very interesting lectures on Market Failure, the NHS - is it affordable?, UK income and wealth inequality and UK fiscal policy. Pupils found the content very relevant to their AS course.
On Thursday 17th March Jordan Buchanan, who works for the Economic Policy Centre based at the University of Ulster, spoke to Sixth Form pupils. The centre is an independent research centre focused on producing evidence based research to inform policy development and implementation. The Centre’s work is relevant to government, business and the wider general public with the aim of engaging those who may previously have been disengaged from economic debate.