The Professional Liaison Network (PLN) successfully bridges academia and positive real-world action for students at the University of Bristol Business School through a range of exciting placements and projects.
At the University of Bristol Business School, students can work with external organisations to utilise transferable skills from their degree in a professional setting. We spoke to BSc Economics and Management student, Karen, about her recent experiences when she did an in-curriculum placement at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) organised by the University’s Professional Liaison Network. Find out what she had to say.
The Professional Liaison Network (PLN) facilitates the crossover from academia to real-world impact for students at the University of Bristol Business School. The programme drives transformative collaborations and meaningful connections that benefit students and businesses alike. Situated within the Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, the PLN gives University of Bristol Business School students the opportunity to take part in exciting placements and projects. The PLN have had a close relationship with the Transform Drug Policy Foundation for some time, enabling students to experience the realities of working with Policy.
Josh Lamyman is an undergraduate at the University of Bristol, studying economics and philosophy. Before joining AskingBristol, he gained experience in the third sector as a volunteer at Shout’s mental health text service and his local food bank. AskingBristol is transforming the Third Sector by connecting Bristol-based charities with individuals, organisations and businesses. Professor Martin Parker from the Business School has been involved since 2019, supervising students who have been employed through the Professional Liason Network in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Here Josh reflects on how the University of Bristol connects with organisations and businesses within the city.
Bristol is a vibrant and culturally diverse city. Our historic campus and lively surrounding area are what make studying at the University of Bristol Business School so unique. Here are our top 5 remarkable study spots (including some highly rated historic buildings).
If you’re new to Bristol, or haven’t visited yet, here’s a selection of our favourite things you can do, see, eat, drink and visit when you’re here! We hope you love Bristol as much as we do.
The city of Bristol is a remarkable place to live and study. We’ve highlighted some of the key areas that we believe make studying in Bristol unique, especially for those with a keen interest in business subject areas.
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 it is changing for the better. (more…)
I am from the small island of Bermuda but of Portuguese descent. From a young age, I always knew that I wanted to go to university to extend my knowledge and grow personally and professionally. I eventually chose to do a degree in Accounting and Finance because the field offered better professional opportunities.