Aspiring to a career in finance? Industry professional and alumni dispels the myths

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Postgraduate study offers students a chance to develop their knowledge and skills and to take the next step in their careers.  

However, after a successful career in Finance, Laurie Robathan decided to return to the city of his birth to

COP26: How Accounting and Finance can take sustainability beyond ‘blah, blah, blah’. – Dr Alice Bryer

“Accounting and finance, isn’t that all about about making the world a worse place?” – I’m paraphrasing, but this is basically the response from a friend, involved in climate activism, when I mentioned that sustainability is now a core topic …

Black History Month 2021 | “One promise I made to myself was that I would be the representation that I didn’t have when I started.”

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To celebrate Black History Month, (this year’s theme being, ‘Proud To Be’) we spoke to University of Bristol alumna, Vona Aghoghovbia-Ezichi, (BSc Accounting and Management, 2005) Global Director of Accounting at JLL to discuss her role-models, the importance of representation,

Why mentoring is important to Accounting and Finance students

Mentoring is embedded within the curriculum with our Accounting and Finance in Context unit. In this blog, BSc Accounting and Finance student, Tomas Briggs tells us more about what he has learnt from this unit, which has been co-developed by

What’s it like to do a placement year in Accounting and Finance?

Jack is a BSc Accounting and Finance with Professional Placement student. In this blog, he tells us a bit more about his placement at Hargreaves Lansdown, what he learnt and the skills he developed, along with top tips for students

New research by accounting professor suggests hydraulic fracturing can affect surface water quality

Professor Giovanna Michelon is a Professor in Accounting at the University of Bristol. Her research interests are in the field of sustainability accounting and reporting. Recently, Giovanna and her co-authors have become interested in the effects of disclosure regulation outside

Malaysian alumna, now Chief Financial Officer of Affin Bank recalls memories of Bristol and shares her career journey

We caught up with Malaysian alumna, Joanne Rodrigues who graduated in BSc Economics and Accounting in 1996. Joanne recalls her time at Bristol, outlines her career path and shares her views on the future of the finance industry, and how