BDO Chartered Accountants
Tori Adams, an ex-student from One and now working at BDO Chartered Accountants came into college on Tuesday 27th September to talk to our Year 12 and Year 13 Business, Accounting and Economics students about careers in Accounting and the opportunities for work experience and apprenticeships in accounting after A Levels. It was a very informative session with 4 ex-One Accounting students already working at the firm training to become qualified accountants.
Stock Market Challenge
This week the ifs Stock Market Challenge was launched. This is a national finance competition with teams of students trading on the stock market. Each team of 4 has £100,000 to buy and sell shares over a 3 month period in a bid to win an all expenses trip to New York and £2,000. The practice period is up and running and the actual trading commences on 17th October.
Larking Gowen Chartered Accountants
Hayley Lucas and Tom Proctor came from Larking Gowen Chartered Accountants, Claydon to speak to our Business, Accounting and Economics students about careers in accounting. Tom and Hayley gave a very informative talk on the different opportunities that their firm offers and the different routes into this profession post A Level and post degree level. Many of our current Accounting students will find this advice invaluable as they begin their applications for the AAT Accounting apprenticeship scheme in the next few weeks.