Deloitte partners with University of Galway to provide BComm Global Experience students with international experience

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University of Galway is pleased to partner with Deloitte on the University’s BComm Global Experience course. As part of the partnership, Deloitte provides funding over five years to support students while studying abroad.

The Bachelor of Commerce (Global Experience) course at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, University of Galway offers the opportunity of a work placement and a study abroad in the same year. The global experience is fundamental to the educational experience and offers students the opportunity to experience new cultures and to work in new environments. University of Galwaypartners with universities in a variety of countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Sweden, the UK and the USA, amongst others.

The Deloitte funding will be used as a grant to support students travelling abroad during the third year of the course.

Deloitte will be running an Insights Day for the University of Galway BComm Global class in their Dublin offices annually. This will be an opportunity to spend the day with some of their staff, learn about their global firm, innovation and plans for the future. 
Deloitte will also offer University of Galway BComm Global students the opportunity to join a unique mentoring programme. As a Deloitte mentee, participants will be assigned a Deloitte mentor who can provide support in relation to career and subject choices, examinations and professional qualifications. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to begin to build their professional network and gain a unique insight into the largest professional services firm in the world. 

Brendan Jennings, Managing Partner, Deloitte comments: “At Deloitte, we see first-hand, and on a daily basis, the ever-increasing need for international experience and an ability to work across borders. Our clients are operating in a more globally connected way than ever before, and therefore we need to work this way also. We are delighted to support the NUIG Deloitte scholars in gaining this important and valuable experience. We very much believe that it will equip them well in their future business careers.”

Professor John McHale, Former Dean of the College of Business Public Policy and Law at University of Galway, said:  “We are delighted to announce this exciting partnership with Deloitte. We are very proud for our BComm (Global Experience) students to have the title ‘Deloitte Global Scholars’, a title representative of the high academic calibre of our students, and the endorsement shown by Deloitte in supporting students reach their full potential.”

Click here for more information on the Bachelor of Commerce (Global Experience).


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