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Event Date : 26/08/2020
On behalf of the President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton, I invite you to attend a Presidents’ Debate seminar on "What opportunities remain for the graduating class of the COVID-19 year?".
The one and a half hour webinar will include Professor George E Holmes DL, President & Vice Chancellor, Student Union President, Ansh Sachdeva, Presidents from the local North West universities as well as an expert economist who will deliver a key note address.
This Presidents' Debate Webinar takes place on Wednesday the 26th August at 10:45am.
We look forward to seeing you at the event.
10.45-11.00 Start and welcome
11.00-11.05 Introduction and housekeeping (mute when not speaking, mobile phones, etc) – Dr. Zubair Hanslot, Provost University of Bolton
11.05-11.10 Introduction to the panel – Dr. Zubair Hanslot
11.10–11.25 High level overview of the employment market particularly for the graduating COVID-19 cohort with key data/stats about the economy. Dr. Ken Eglinton, Associate Partner at Ernst & Young
11.25-11.40 Reflection on the current situation and its global impact including case studies – Professor George E Holmes DL, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Bolton.
11.40-12.00 Comments from Mr. Kwame Asamoah, SU General Secretary, University of Manchester and Mr. Ansh Sachdeva, SU President, University of Bolton.
12.00-12.30 Questions from audience - panel
12.30 – closing remarks – Dr. Zubair Hanslot
Please click here to view/download the event's poster.