News: November 2016

PwC delivers skills masterclasses to students

What does it take to get into one of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms? That was the focus of two PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) masterclasses delivered to Bangor Business School students last week.

Publication date: 24 November 2016

Trump's victory shows that people don't always vote for what is best for their wallet

One of the supposed attractions of a first-past-the-post electoral system is that political leaders have to embrace the centre ground to win. Donald Trump’s victory has turned that on its head – and with it the assumption that voters will make rational choices based on what is best for their own circumstances, and without regard for how others fare.

This article by Shanti P Chakravarty, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Bangor University Business School was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 15 November 2016

Bangor means business at annual Careers Fair

In an increasingly competitive graduate job market, it’s never too early for students to begin considering their career options.

Attending university is now about more than lectures and essays: it’s also about preparing for the world of employment, and networking, work experience and a strong CV are all key tools in any student job hunter’s arsenal.

At Bangor Business School, the annual Careers and Employability Fair offers students a vital opportunity to develop these competencies and to get a head-start on their graduate job search.

Publication date: 4 November 2016