On October 1st, SCOPE Maastricht left for its annual London Trip.
At night, after a 2 hours Eurostar ride, our 20 students arrived at King’s Cross St. Pancras.
The program for the 4 days consisted of 6 company visits, an alumni event, a group dinner and a free day to explore London.
On Wednesday, Impax Asset Management and Morningstar welcomed us and gave us a presentation of their companies and shared their expertise with us. Thursday, our group went to Alphasights and S&P Global and to conclude, on Friday, Frontier Economics and SalesForces received us and gave us the opportunity to work in a team on a mini case.
Our London Trip committee had organized a group dinner at Wagamama in Covent Garden, where everyone enjoying themselves around some drinks and asian food.
The Centre for Student Development & Business Relations in collaboration with the committee, reached out to Maastricht University Alumni based in London and organized drinks and finger food in a Pub “the Inn of the Court”. Students and Alumni has the opportunity to gather and share UM memories as well as work experiences or everyday life stories of what it is to be a Londoner.
On our free day, groups split all over the city for various activities such as museum visits or a good shopping session.
Our 20 students took the train back to Brussels and arrived back in Maastricht on Saturday night after an insightful & networking trip in Europe’s financial hub.