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Global Banking Firm Educates Abbey College Birmingham Students…

Submitted by on June 1, 2015 – 7:00 am |


The Students and the speakers.Bright Business students from Abbey College Birmingham were given an exclusive talk by a graduate recruiter from one of the world leaders in banking and financial services, Deutsche Bank.

Guest speaker Isabel Stephens-Wood, Talent Acquisition and Graduate Recruiter for the bank’s Group Technology and Operations division in Birmingham visited the Saint Paul’s Square College to advise potential future employees.

The Deutsche Bank’s headquarters are based at the Twin Towers in Frankfurt. It has more than 100,000 employees in over 70 countries, and has a large presence in Europe, America, Asia-Pacific and the emerging markets.

Isabel recruits graduates and undergraduates for the company’s Placement Year and Train to Hire programmes.

Isabel was joined by Rachel Thompson, from the Client Onboarding, French Custody Team.

The students benefited from top tips on how to impress future employers and gained an insight into the world of banking at one of the world’s largest foreign exchange dealer.

Upper Sixth Student Mariya Sheikh, (19), who studies Business, Economics and ICT said: “This talk was incredible, and it has really opened my eyes into the world of finance. It was very beneficial to me and my studies and has really given me something to think about in terms of the next step in my education and career.”

Isabel has been a recruiter for the Birmingham division of Deutsche Bank for almost two years. She said: “It was great to come to the college and meet the lively and engaged students, who were eager to learn more about the industry.”

Stephen Robinson, Principal at Abbey College Birmingham, said: “It was an honour to host Isabel and Rachel at the College. It was a great experience for our students and I am pleased we were able to give them this opportunity.”

“They were incredibly friendly and informative and we would love to welcome them back.”

Abbey College Birmingham is a vibrant, independent sixth form college right in the heart of the city centre in Saint Paul’s Square offering GCSE and A-Level courses as well as an International Business Foundation Programme.

With its clear focus on subjects leading to opportunities in Business, Medicine, Science and Engineering, Abbey College Birmingham shares the specialisms and expertise of its home city and is therefore uniquely-placed to offer students the very best preparation for university courses and career paths in these fields.

The College maintains active links with universities and career providers in the city, and is well-known and highly-regarded for the excellence of its academic provision.

Abbey College Birmingham is a vibrant, independent college right in the heart of the city centre. For more information on Abbey College visit www.abbeybirmingham.co.uk, or call 0121 236 7474.


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