Zane is Loving his Placement Role at the NHS

Zain, Accounting and Finance student at UCLan is currently out on his placement year. He is working for the NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group as a Finance Support Officer working across finance, contracting and business informatics.

He states that the scope of the responsibilities involved within the role attracted him to apply for the position. Alongside the recognition of the NHS as an employer, their vision to better the lives of the constituents they have responsibility for, this is a field he thoroughly enjoys.ย  Zain explains that the application process for the role was relatively easy in comparison to other schemes. He got his CV and application looked over by university academics before submitting his application. Upon submitting his application, he was invited to an interview in front of three panellists, followed with a basic excel test. Continue reading “Zane is Loving his Placement Role at the NHS”


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 Kong. Janice is gaining valuable work experience in marketing and public relations working with the Director of Social Alliance Communications Consultancy, Debby Shing. The pictures below show Debby, Janice and Caroline pictured outside the consultancy and shows the offices where the organisation is based in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong news company opens its doors for LBS students

LaunchPad students waiting for the rest of the group before setting off to Bloomberg.
LaunchPad students waiting for the rest of the group before setting off to Bloomberg.

An exclusive visit to Bloombergโ€™s Hong Kong office made a great stir among LaunchPad students and led them to further employability enhancing opportunities and even job interviews. Continue reading “Hong Kong news company opens its doors for LBS students”

Marketing placement with GGM Group

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GGM Groundscare is a specialist supplier of tractors, high quality professional land-based equipment and aftersales support dedicated to meeting the long-term requirements of its customers. GGM is a trusted supplier of key industry brands – including Kubota, Ransomes Jacobsen, Husqvarna and Kawasaki – and has a proven record of delivering a quality service throughout the North West of England and Yorkshire. Driven by a set of deep rooted values, staff at GGM take pride in building enduring customer relationships based on anticipating needs, solving problems and delivering on time, every time. Continue reading “Marketing placement with GGM Group”