UBS and Standard Chartered Private Bank have joined Jersey International Business School’s work support programme which supports the BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree.

The work support programme allows a number of candidates to take that first important step towards a career in finance. Students will be able to study for this top-ranked degree whilst being in paid employment with one of the world’s leading banking institutions.

Emma Boustouler, Degree Programme Director said, “We are really excited about our new partnerships with UBS and Standard Chartered Private Bank as part of the work support programme. HSBC and RBS International have been part of the successful programme since 2012 and our students who have been working with these institutions feel it has been really beneficial and have gained valuable work experience. It’s great that we can offer this year’s intake of BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree students the opportunity to work with two other leading banking institutions”.

Carol Graham from UBS said: “UBS is delighted to partner with Jersey International Business School on the BSc International Financial Services Degree. At UBS, we foster a culture of continuous individual development. Our goal is to give our employees and leaders what they need to excel in their roles, progress in their careers, and ultimately create value for our shareholders. This partnership is an excellent opportunity for UBS to encourage local degree students to develop and grow into potential future leaders for the Island."

Richard Ingle, CEO of Standard Chartered Jersey said, “We are delighted to be able provide the opportunity for students to gain relevant and practical international banking experience whilst studying for their degree. Standard Chartered’s focus on serving clients linked to Asia, Africa and the Middle East will expose students to some of the fastest growing and dynamic markets in the world and provide invaluable experience to complement their studies.”

Jersey International Business School are still accepting applications for the BSc (Hons) International Financial Services degree so to apply or find out more please contact Gemma Renfrey on 816338 or email gemmarenfrey@jerseyibs.com