Undergraduates in the Business School have various opportunities to gain real-world experience from external companies and institutions.

Scottish Universities Business Challenge

In 2018, the Business School co-hosted the first Scottish Universities Business Challenge. Sponsored by RBS, this was the first event of its kind for Scottish Financial Enterprise. Students were exposed to real-world industry challenges covering topics such as future skills, technology and the pensions sector. The event featured engagement with industry leaders such as EY, Wallet Services, Pinsent Masons, and Sopra Steria, among others.

Scottish Universities Business Challenge Video

Interdisciplinary Student Trek to India

This trip explored sustainability in the supply chain for the textiles industry. Six students from the University of Edinburgh attended alongside two design students from the Indian School of Design and Innovation. Topics covered included the role of factory reform, CSR programmes, and ambitious design in ensuring a more environmental and ethical fashion industry.

Student Perspective on the Trek