Students visiting Richmond Building

Our Business and Law Post-16 Conference will allow you to experience studying your favourite subjects here at the University of Portsmouth.

Sign up now to save your place, pick the sessions you'd like to attend, and explore some of the best equipment and facilities in the sector, including our Bloomberg suite, courtrooms and technology enhanced teaching spaces.

Programme

Business and Law Post-16 Conference

We're excited to meet you. Check in from 9.30am, grab a refreshment and get ready to learn about studying your favourite subjects at uni.

Here's our guide to subject taster days, should you want to learn a little more about our taster days before booking.

We'll meet at Richmond Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3DE.

Welcome! Get an intro to the event, life as a student and see what's coming up today settle in for a thought-provoking lecture on the future of work.

Future of Work

Technology is transforming the way we live and work with AI set to replace many current job roles, but the future still needs you. Find out more about the skills that will set you apart in the new workplace. 

*Pick to attend 1 of the following sessions during Seminar A (as you book your place):

  • Trading superstar – Accounting and Financial Management
  • You be the judge: The law in action – Law
  • TikTok marketing – Marketing
  • Trading: buy and sell your way to the top – Economics
  • Building profits by putting people first – Business and Human Resource Management
  • Design your own profit-making drone business – Business Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Right thing, right place, right time: The artistry of supply chain management – Business and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business

Doing a placement before you graduate is a great way to get long-term experience in a sector, or start your own business. They give you real-life employability skills and work experience that is invaluable when applying for a job as a graduate.

Discover the benefits and opportunities of a placement year degree, including how the process works and speak to current students currently on a placement year in industry.

Fuel-up. Feel free to bring your own lunch for the day or grab something from the cafeteria.

*We'll run through the same talks in the afternoon sessions, so pick to attend a different 1 of the following talks during Seminar B (as you book your place):

  • Trading superstar – Accounting and Financial Management
  • You be the judge: The law in action – Law
  • TikTok marketing – Marketing
  • Trading: buy and sell your way to the top – Economics
  • Building profits by putting people first – Business and Human Resource Management
  • Right thing, right place, right time: The artistry of supply chain management – Business and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business

Closing summary of the day, but the floor is yours to ask your questions – to lecturers and current students.

This could be about different subjects, any of the talks you've watched so far, the city of Portsmouth, moving away from home – and/or whatever you want to know about uni.

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