East Meets West For Placement Visit

Whilst teaching in Hong Kong, Work Placement Supervisor and Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Caroline Holliday took the opportunity to visit Janice Poon, one of her students taking the BC 3000 work placement module. Janice works as a Project Coordinator for Social Alliance Communications Consultancy which is an impact marketing and communications consultancy based in Hong … Continue reading East Meets West For Placement Visit

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Marketing Student of the Year lands role at world leading media agency

Former Business School student Daniel Sutton has secured a role with one of the world’s leading media agencies MediaCom. Daniel, 21, graduated in July 2015 with a first class honours degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications. He was also awarded with the Marketing Student of the Year award for achieving the highest average grade amongst … Continue reading Marketing Student of the Year lands role at world leading media agency

PR Student of the Year secures role at Local Agency

Annie McIntyre, from Rugby, graduated in 2015 with a First Class Honours degree in Public Relations (Entertainment). She was also awarded ‘PR Student of the Year’ from the Division of Marketing, PR and Communication at the School of Business for outstanding achievement. Before she graduated, Annie, 22, was able to secure a role at Preston … Continue reading PR Student of the Year secures role at Local Agency

Securing Employment Is A Walk In The Park For Charlotte.

As students across the country prepare to graduate, it’s likely that many will feel daunted by the prospect of joining the pool of graduates searching for a job, not to mention the competitive selection processes they will often face. University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) graduate Charlotte Whittle, on the other hand, doesn't need to worry. Through her … Continue reading Securing Employment Is A Walk In The Park For Charlotte.

Hong Kong news company opens its doors for LBS students

An exclusive visit to Bloomberg’s Hong Kong office made a great stir among LaunchPad students and led them to further employability enhancing opportunities and even job interviews.The visit, organised with the help of Peter Ashfield who is one of LaunchPad programme leads, gave an overview of how the news company is operating and recruiting graduates. … Continue reading Hong Kong news company opens its doors for LBS students

LaunchPadders receive success building blocks from Hong Kong’s recruitment experts

Lancashire Business School (LBS) students on a prestigious leadership development LaunchPad programme, after a couple of seven-hour flights to Hong Kong and a good night’s sleep, met up with employability gurus to chat about interview techniques.Inspiring recruitment professionals from a range of fields shared employability boosting tricks of the trade and motivated a group of … Continue reading LaunchPadders receive success building blocks from Hong Kong’s recruitment experts

UCLan students’ hard work recognised by OTS

Four accountancy undergraduates from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have received prizes from the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) for their high quality work produced as part of a project undertaken in November last year. A project run by Taxation Theory and Practice module involved third year accountancy students working individually or in groups … Continue reading UCLan students’ hard work recognised by OTS