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At Discover Economics, we run regular events aimed at students and teachers. We also feature events from partner institutions providing information on economics study pathways and opportunities.

past events

International women's day 2024

In partnership with Speakers for Schools, our 2024 International Women's Day event focused on Women in Economics, and how we can break barriers together. Click here to see the full video.

Black History Month 2023

Why isn't the whole world developed?

As part of Black History Month 2023 Discover Economics brought inspirational black economists into classrooms for a live engagement.


Speakers - Anu Adenuga - Black Girl Money David Afikuyomi - University of Bristol Lotanna E. Emediegwu - Manchester Metropolitan University

A virtual event delivered on the back of a new video series for students aged 15–17 to explore why the economies of Africa and India are less developed than others. Perfect for Economics and History classes. 

Careers In Economics

Discover Economics was proud to host Careers in Economics as part of National Careers Week 2023! This event showcases the exciting and varied opportunities in economics whether it be through the university or apprenticeship route.


Suitable for GCSE and A-level students (or equivalent) Featuring guests from Bank of England, KPMG, University of Kent and FCDO. A guest from ICO only featured for the live event.

Women in Economics

Discover Economics was proud to host Women in Economics 2023 as part of our campaign to reach more under-represented young people and bring diversity to the sector. This event is delivered in conjunction with International Women's Day.


This workshop was chaired by Arthi Nachiappan, The Times, with inspirational female economists from Bank of England, KPMG, Amazon, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and The Fraser of Allander Institute; sharing their career journeys.

  • 10 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:30
    Online event
    Established in 2001, our Annual Public Lecture provides an opportunity for school students to watch internationally renowned economists present their research. Principally aimed at sixth form students, the APL has become an established part of the senior school calendar.
  • 19 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 14:45
    Online event
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  • 25 Jun 2024, 10:30 – 14:00
    Cardiff, Aberconway Building, Colum Dr, Cardiff CF10 3EU, UK
    We invite you to attend an in-person on campus Discover Economics event at Cardiff Business School. The primary objective of this event is to inspire, support, and encourage young people, particularly those from under-represented groups, to study economics at university.

Are you an academic thinking of hosting a Discover Economics event? Read our 'How To' guide here!

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