Students on Wrexham Glyndwr University business courses given free global networking opportunities


Wrexham Glyndwr University has joined institutions across the globe in offering its students membership of the international Business Graduates’ Association network.

The British Graduates’ Association is an international membership and quality assurance association, which has brought together leading business schools across the globe since its inception in 1967.

As a member of the Association, Wrexham Glyndwr University’s Business school joins those at fellow BGA institutions across the world, including the Paris School of Business, Glasgow University, Imperial College London, St Petersburg State University, and many more.

Wrexham Glyndwr University Dean of the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, Dr Simon Stewart, said: “The BGA brings together world-leading businesses schools and we’re delighted that business students across our courses are able to enjoy the benefits of BGA Network membership – as part and parcel of their studies with us.

“As students at a Business School with BGA Membership, they get free access to the Association’s global network of students and graduates, helping them to develop contacts in their subjects and specialities around the world – and linking them to the global business community.

“They can also benefit from the work of the BGA Career Development Centre, and enjoy discount offers, events, and webinars alongside tools such as a CV builder.

“With a truly international outlook, our BGA Membership is yet another reason why there’s never been a better time to consider studying at Wrexham Glyndwr University”

Signing up is simple, easy, and free for all students on Wrexham Glyndwr University Business courses – with a dedicated webinar explaining the work of the BGA having already taken place for those currently studying with the University.

BGA Membership is the among the latest additions to the work of Wrexham Glyndwr University’s Business school, whose academics have also been running research projects at local, national and international levels over the past year – seeking to change lives regionally, nationally and internationally with their work.

The schools industry-standard, career-focussed teaching remains at the heart of its work – with fresh links being regularly forged with businesses across the region and beyond.

Dr Stewart added: “While 2020 was not the year any of us may have envisaged, we’ve been proud to have helped businesses large and small – and businesspeople from all walks of life – over the past twelve months.

“Whether we have offered that helping hand through our research, through the staff development our courses can offer, through our industry partnerships, or through our ever-expanding network of alumni, we’ve been proud to support the North Wales business community during a tough time

“It’s something we’re certainly looking to continue as we face the fresh opportunities that 2021 will bring.”

To find out more about the Business Graduates Association, visit: businessgraduatesassociation.com

Pictured:  Dr Stewart.

 

Wrexham Glyndwr University runs a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short courses covering all aspects of business – with courses available both at the University’s North Wales campuses and delivered entirely online.

If you are thinking about a degree in Business, you can meet Wrexham Glyndwr University’s academic team to find out more about their courses and the career options they could open up for you at a dedicated Experience Event.

Whether you are looking to set up your own business, retrain in your career or continue your education, North Wales Business school is the perfect place to take those next steps.

The next Business Virtual Event runs between 4.30pm and 5.30pm this Wednesday, February 10  - for more information and to book your place, visit https://www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/Howtoapply/VisitGlyndwrUniversity/ExperienceEvents/

  • Published on 8th February 2021