Pupil conference a hit as school students consider their future

Pupil conference a hit as school students consider their future

School pupils from across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire were on campus this week for a 'Business for the Next Generation' conference run by the University of Aberdeen Business School.

Around 35 sixth year students attended the all-day event at King’s College in which they took part in a range of workshops and heard inspiring presentations from staff across the Business School, Student Recruitment, Careers Service and a number of alumni. 

These included Dr Trevor Morrow who spoke about Generation X and the world of work, Dr Bill Jackson on accounting, society and the environment; and Professor Keith Bender on the economics of poverty and inequality. 

As well as a taste of some of the big ticket societal themes, the event included practical help and advice for those considering attending University, including an overview of the application process and words of advice on University life. 

The sun shone as pupils enjoyed a campus tour and got the opportunity to network with staff, each other and potentially meeting their future classmates at University. 

School’s Engagement Officer Pam Cumming said: “It is super to have school pupils back on campus for events like this. This was an event to inspire, educate and give the young people the opportunity to experience a piece of University life.  

“We have a wonderful campus and it is fantastic to be able to showcase all the beautiful buildings as well as the different disciplines from within the Business School illustrating what we teach and different teaching methods.”

Search News

Browse by Month

2024

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Apr
  5. May
  6. Jun
  7. Jul
  8. Aug There are no items to show for August 2024
  9. Sep There are no items to show for September 2024
  10. Oct There are no items to show for October 2024
  11. Nov There are no items to show for November 2024
  12. Dec There are no items to show for December 2024

2004

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Apr
  5. May
  6. Jun
  7. Jul
  8. Aug
  9. Sep
  10. Oct
  11. Nov There are no items to show for November 2004
  12. Dec

2003

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Apr
  5. May
  6. Jun
  7. Jul
  8. Aug
  9. Sep
  10. Oct
  11. Nov
  12. Dec There are no items to show for December 2003

1999

  1. Jan There are no items to show for January 1999
  2. Feb There are no items to show for February 1999
  3. Mar
  4. Apr
  5. May
  6. Jun
  7. Jul
  8. Aug
  9. Sep
  10. Oct
  11. Nov
  12. Dec

1998

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Apr There are no items to show for April 1998
  5. May
  6. Jun
  7. Jul There are no items to show for July 1998
  8. Aug There are no items to show for August 1998
  9. Sep
  10. Oct
  11. Nov There are no items to show for November 1998
  12. Dec