How to create meaningful collaborations between students and businesses

Webinar: Tuesday 30 April, 2024 12 noon (London). Explore the importance of collaborations between education providers, students, and external organisations.

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Join ICAEW and Accounting Cafe to discuss the art of creating meaningful collaborations between education providers, students, and external organisations in a triple-win relationship.

Discover innovative ways to bring real-life experience into the student learning journey. Learn how to provide students with crucial opportunities to develop their skills and contextualise their learning.

Plus up to 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.


Richard Cartwright, University of Southampton

Richard started his career working as an auditor at KPMG where he completed his ACA. He moved into Higher Education in 2012 and joined Southampton Business School in 2015.

Richard specialises in teaching audit and is interested in the role of extra and co-curricular activities in supporting the learning and professional development of students, graduates and professionals.

In 2018 Richard was included in the Shaw Trust Power List, a listing of the 100 most influential disabled people in the U.K.

Pam Dodd, Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University

Pam is a qualified accountant who worked in the industry for decades before taking redundancy and spending time with her young family. She later transitioned to a career in teaching as a Senior Lecturer role at The Liverpool Business School, LJMU.

Pam loves teaching, loves her students, and loves seeing them flourish. Pam will share her experiences of getting students to perform Independent Examinations of Charity Accounts.

Lauren Healy, Buzzacot LLP

Lauren is the Assistant Manager for Learning and Development at Buzzacott LLP, responsible for supporting the firm’s trainee populations as they navigate their apprenticeships, training, and professional qualifications. She is dedicated to building accessible pathways towards the accountancy profession. 

Lauren is our keynote speaker. She will talk about the positive impact that real-world insight brings to students and the benefits this has brought her firm.

Richard Jones FCA, Middlesex University

Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in the 1970s. He has spent most of his working life either providing tax advice to clients or teaching students about tax.

As an Associate Professor in the Accounting, Finance and Economics Department, his latest role is acting as Deputy Director of the Tax and Accounting Clinic. The Clinic provides pro bono advice to staff, students and members of the local community.

Toby York, Founder, Accounting Cafe

Toby is a chartered accountant with board-level experience in the for-profit sector. He is the Research & Development Director at Wealthvox, the owner of the Colour Accounting Learning System.

Toby is on the ICAEW Academia & Education Community advisory group and a member of the Employer Validation Panel for T-Level in Accounting.

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