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Itinerary – Education Group Package (Finance & Banking Students)

HSBC, City Group and Canary Wharf Tower

This is an example of one of our Education Group Itineraries. This is a three day itinerary designed specifically for first year Economics and Finance students studying at a UK based University. All these itineraries are designed to ensure that relevant course and module learning outcomes are achieved.

Education Group Itinerary – Economics and Finance

Please note: This itinerary should be read in conjunction with the Coach driver guide and group organiser handbook.

Day 1 – Banking and Finance in The City

1.30pm                 Visit to the Bank of England Museum, including a talk about Interest Rates and the role of the Bank of England.

3.00pm                 Walking Tour of The City, London’s financial district (and the heart of Roman London, where the city began).

5.00pm                 Your coach will pick you in Threadneedle Street to return to your 4* Central London Hotel.

7.00pm                 Your coach will be available to take you into the West End for the evening. Drop-off and collection points will be agreed between the coach driver and supervising staff. The coach will depart at 10.30pm to return to the hotel.

10.30pm               Coach returns to Hotel

Day 2 – London as a Financial Centre

9.30am                 Depart from the hotel

10.00am               Tour of the Lloyds Building (subject to terms and conditions which must be agreed in advance)

12.00pm               Lunch

1pm                       Talk about the impact of the recession on London – to take place at The Guildhall.

2pm                       3 hours free time in London, before returning to the Hotel for 5pm.

5.30pm                 2-course group meal has been booked at the hotel

6.45pm                 Depart hotel.

7.30pm                 Group Flight on the London Eye

10.30pm               Coach returns to Hotel


Day 3 – The Social Impacts of Finance and Economics

9.30am                 Depart from the hotel

10.30am:              Arrive at Docklands. 30 minutes free time.

11.00am               A Walking Tour of Canary Wharf will ensure you see sites which includes the headquarters for HSBC, Barclays and the European Headquarters of Citigroup.

12.30pm               Local Authority presentation and coach tour focussed on regeneration and inward investment within the Docklands area.

1.15pm                 Free time for lunch

2.30pm                 Depart Canary Wharf for return journey to Campus.