University Centre holds JIBSiversity Challenge attended by current students, new students and graduates

Wednesday 6 May 08:00

Over 50 people attended the quiz night at Jersey International Business School University Centre. The biggest JIBSiversity Challenge yet saw current students, new students and graduates come to the Business School on Tuesday 21 April.

22 current students, seven graduates, 15 students who are due to start studying in October and staff and lecturers took part in the University Challenge-inspired quiz with topics including current affairs, Jersey, sport, music and celebrities. The quiz was followed by pizza. All student year groups plus staff and lecturers were mixed into different teams, providing new students with the chance to get a feel for what staying in Jersey to study will be like when they start this October.

The event forms part of the social calendar put together for and by students, and is the first of a more regular range of social events being planned for the rest of this year and next.

Joseph Peacock, a first-year student rep, commented:

“The JIBSiversity Challenge was a great way for past, present and future students to mix under informal circumstances. Fun-filled and engaging, the event was a fantastic way for students with different experiences to discuss current affairs and views about the course. It was a night to remember, with the room full of energy.”

The University Centre also held a very well-attended Open Evening for the 2-year BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree on Tuesday 28 April. Over 60 people came, gathering information in the Student Lounge on degree content, the structure of a University of Buckingham degree and how to apply as well as visiting the stands where they could talk to current students, graduates and student mentors. There was also the opportunity to meet representatives from Partners of the degree’s unique Undergraduate Employment Programme, who explained how students can access their 2-day-a-week paid work placements throughout the 2 years of their degree.

Applications to start the degree in October 2015 are still being accepted by Jersey International Business School. To find out more visit www.jerseyibs.com or contact the Admissions Officer on 816333 or email info@jerseyibs.com.

 

Events

  • JeCC - External Render / EWI / Architectural Profiles Building Trust Into your External Facade by Pentagon Builders Merchants

    › read more
  • JeCC - BS7533 Compliant Hard Landscaping Paving the way to Success with Parex HardLandscaping by Pentagon Builders Merchants

    › read more
  • Jersey Electricity - Everything you wanted to know about heat pumps but were afraid to ask Want to know more about Heat Pumps, their application, how they fit with the new Building Bye Laws, what tariff is best?

    › read more
  • Market Fountain Unveiling Following a period of refurbishment, the market fountain which has been restored to its former glory will be unveiled by the Connétable of St Helier accompanied by the Minister for Infrastructure.

    › read more
  • WDF - Women as Team Players - sponsored by Santander Women as Team Players with Jennifer Moore – Yoga & Ironman Triathlon Sam Horsfall – Triathlon Coach and parkrun Jemima Leach and Helene Mon Petit – Island Games MBT Cycling Team

    › read more
  • Public Meeting: CIFO 2016 Annual Report The independent Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman (CIFO) is holding a public event to mark the publication of its 2016 annual report and accounts.

    › read more
  • Eco Active Business and BIFM sustainability event Have you booked your place at next week’s sustainability event?

    › read more
  • Is Your Business Autism-Friendly? Did you know more than one in 100 of your customers are autistic? Would you like to find out how you can make their experiences better?

    › read more
  • Benest Corbett Renouf Joins Forces With Farrer & Co to Reinforce Need for Safeguarding Children LAW firm Benest Corbett Renouf has teamed up with the market-leading London firm Farrer & Co to present a safeguarding conference. The event, “Creating Safer Organisations”, will take place on Thursday, 15th June in Jersey.

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - Excel 1 to 1s Our expert UK trainer will work with you on particular issues

    › read more

Chamber Knowledgebase

Our frequently asked questions

Chamber News 

All the latest news from Chamber in one monthly PDF

Jersey Airport / Harbours

The latest arrivals and departures, select a link above

The Jersey Chamber of Commerce - Annual Charity of Choice

the benefits of membership

Networking opportunities, including our popular luncheons
Topical seminar programme
Support and guidance on doing business in Jersey


And become one of over 500 member businesses supporting Chamber in its aim of ensuring that local business is at the heart of a thriving and diverse local economy.

Call 01534 724536
› About Chamber


Copyright © Jersey Chamber 2012 - The Jersey Chamber of Commerce welcomes your comments and views. However, the posting of comments is subject to our terms which can be read here. Comments posted by users of this site are not the Chamber's comments nor do they represent the views of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

↑ Back to top