Why go to University?

This interactive video guide for Students, Parents and Teachers explores the many great reasons to undertake a University Education.

Watch our experts Professor Sally Wheeler from Queen's University School of Law, Professor John Turner from Queen's University School of Management and Entrepreneur Vincent Baidoo discuss a range of options and share their personal experiences with an audience of interested students.

Professor Sally Wheeler

Sally Wheeler

Professor Sally Wheeler is currently the Head of Law at Queen's University Belfast.

Her main research interest is in company law, contract law and corporate governance, all of which she approaches from the standpoint of socio-legal studies. She is interested in the relationship between law, ethics and ritual in areas such as corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

Professor John Turner

John Turner

John Turner has been a Professor of Finance and Financial History at Queen’s University Belfast since 2005.

His research is focussed on the long-run evolution and development of banking, banking crises, bubbles, and financial markets. He is the author of 'Banking in Crisis', published by Cambridge University Press.

Vincent Baidoo

Vincent Baidoo

Vincent started his first company when he was 15.

He is passionate about creating social change through business ventures. He has worked with BBC, ITV & Channel 4 and currently runs an independent media venture.

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School of Law

Studying Law at Queen's offers students a unique learning experience with the opportunity to be taught by world leading academics who are at the forefront of their fields. At undergraduate level we offer degrees in law with languages, and law with politics, as well as the LLB single honours degree. At postgraduate level specialised courses in criminology, governance, international commerce, environmental law and human rights are available.

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Riddel Hall

School of Management

Situated in Riddel Hall, Queen’s Management School is a leading UK business school and has a diverse and internationally mixed student body. It offers degree courses in accounting, actuarial science, business, economics, finance and management. The school is a globally renowned centre of management education and research, it enjoys close links with the business community, a dedicated placement office and a fully functional financial trading room.

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The video for this interactive presentation was shot during an event last academic year as part of the World Press Photo Exhibition at Queen's University Belfast. Thanks to the Journalism, Law & Rights Forum and Dr Mohsen Alattar for helping make it possible.