Bristol Economics student nominated for finals of National Undergraduate of the Year Competition

Image of a lecture hall and the text: Undergraduate of the year finalistBSc Economics and Management student, Saul Wilson, made it to the final round of the TARGETJobs national student awards after taking part in a competitive process.

The TARGETJobs Undergraduate of the Year competition is open to all undergraduate students across the UK, offering opportunities and prizes such as internships and placements with internationally recognised organisations taking part in the initiative.…

Why the UK’s Coronavirus Bailout Strategy Needs to Change

Text: Why the UK's Coronavirus Bailout Strategy needs to change

Economics undergraduate student, Alfie analysed and provided a review of the UK’s Covid-19 bailout strategy for our Economics of Coronavirus blog series.

Alfie wrote the article for our student competition earlier this year, where Economics students were invited to write a blog exploring any economic aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Economic recovery, UBI, University bail-outs: What do the experts say?

Academic Expert Opinion Poll Staff at the University of Bristol’s department of Economics grapple with some COVID19-related economic questions. Where does the expert consensus lie?

Asking the experts: in a new series for the economics blog, Economics undergraduate student, Ethan Lester puts COVID19-related economic questions to department staff and writes up their responses.…

Coronavirus and inequality: What does it all mean for education?

Coronavirus and inequality: What does it all mean for education?BSc Philosophy and Economics student, Charlotte explores coronavirus and inequality, looking at what this means for education in her Economics of Coronavirus blog.

Charlotte wrote her blog in response to our student competition earlier this year, where we invited students to write their own Economics of Coronavirus blog exploring any aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives MatterHead of Economics, Professor Sarah Smith explores racial inequality in the UK, reflecting on recent events.

The past few weeks have seen protests around the world, triggered by the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police.…

Bristol Plus Outstanding Award Winners

Bristol Plus Outstanding Award AchieverCongratulations to the following Economics students for achieving the Outstanding Award as part of this year’s Bristol Plus Programme, the University’s employability award.

The Bristol Plus Programme Outstanding Award rewards students who have achieved something substantial and significant outside of their studies at Bristol, with award categories including innovation and enterprise, global citizenship, and sustainable futures.…