The Business School hosted an Economics Forum for Russian students, arranged by M.L.S International College in Bournemouth.
The event, on Thursday 24 July, involved approximately 90 students from Financial University in Russia.
Students from Financial University study with M.L.S for a tailored programme each year and the Business School was invited to participate by delivering a guest lecture and being a member of the Economics Forum Panel.
The event took place in the Executive Business Centre and Dr Dermot McCarthy, Senior Lecturer in Economics, was also joined by the following external panel members:
- Adrian Simpson, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Director of his own accountancy and tax company
- Bill Cotton, Executive Director, Environment and Economy at Bournemouth Borough Council
- Barry Bull, specialist tutor at M.L.S. teaching on the Financial University programme
Students prepared questions in advance of the event, which included the following themes: Migration; Scottish independence; the Euro and Europe; Education; Starting up a business and the World Cup.