4 reflections on my completed degree

4 reflections on my completed degree

Sophie Eccles graduated in October 2017 with a First Class Honours degree in International Financial Services. Sophie picks out four aspects that really stood out for her as areas she really appreciated about the degree at JIBS University Centre and which helped her develop ready for a successful career in compliance and risk management.

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Breadth v depth: how the syllabus and course structure benefitted us

Breadth v depth: how the syllabus and course structure benefitted us

Harriet O'Connor graduated in October 2017 with a First Class Honours degree in International Financial Services. Reflecting on her time at JIBS University Centre, Harriet evaluates how the degree balanced breadth and depth, through the broad syllabus and the detailed industry insight provided to students by guest lecturers and event speakers.

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Degree student completes Level 4 investment qualification alongside undergraduate degree

Degree student completes Level 4 investment qualification alongside undergraduate degree

John Pipon, a student at JIBS University Centre, has successfully completed the Level 4 Investment Advice Diploma (IAD) while studying for the BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree.

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Top 5 student budget ideas for life at JIBS University Centre

Top 5 student budget ideas for life at JIBS University Centre

You might be considering how to manage your money over the next two years at university. We have some top tips on the best ways to save money during your JIBS University Centre experience – and also earn a significant amount of money towards paying your tuition fees.

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Development by design: blending degree studies with real industry work at Dominion

Development by design: blending degree studies with real industry work at Dominion

Vanessa has been working as an Administrative Assistant at Dominion since starting her degree in October 2015. Vanessa blends her academic studies with real, structured work. One of her main achievements at Dominion has been her role in the take-on of Swiss clients.

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First job after graduation, progressing through accountancy exams

First job after graduation, progressing through accountancy exams

Danielle Connan started working at BDO as an audit associate following graduation in October 2016. Here, she explains how she is progressing through her accountancy exams and a typical day at BDO.

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Industry experts adding significant value to learning

Industry experts adding significant value to learning

John Pipon is in the second year of his BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree, currently studying Term 7 modules. The University Centre has invited a variety of guest speakers to speak to our students to give a real-world insight into the developing financial services landscape in Jersey. John talks about the recent guest lectures by Aaron Bird of AFEX Offshore and Allan Wood of Jersey Finance.

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    Learning beyond the classroom at professional events

    Learning beyond the classroom at professional events

    The degree course covers a wide range of areas in finance, and having recently attended some of the CPD events that the Business School holds I have found that this has further enhanced my studies and essay writing.

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    On a path to success and career progression

    On a path to success and career progression

    Joseph Peacock is graduating this October, having chosen to come over to Jersey two years ago to study the BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree. He explains in this blog his reasons for choosing the degree and how he has already reaped the benefits of that decision.

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    Feeling confident about a new beginning at JIBS

    Feeling confident about a new beginning at JIBS

    Here on island JIBS offer an opportunity to study a degree with paid work experience. Eleanor tells us about her decision making process and how she feels now that she will be starting at JIBS in October.

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    Successful student placement at Moore Stephens Jersey

     Successful student placement at Moore Stephens Jersey

    Moore Stephens Jersey recently wrote a blog about Tara Le Feuvre's experience there on the Undergraduate Employment Programme. Second-year student Tara has just finished her placement, where she benefited from a 2-year rotational program that aligned with her degree studies.

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