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

UCLan Marketing Students Reach National Final of Chartered Institute of Marketing ‘The Pitch’ 2016 Competition

Final year Business and Marketing student James Duckworth and Marketing Management students Christina Fearon and Emma Ambrose from UCLan were in the final of ‘The Pitch’ 2016 competition at the Head Office of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in Maidenhead. ‘UCLan Group Matrix’ was the name the students chose. What is ‘The Pitch’ Competition? ‘The … Continue reading UCLan Marketing Students Reach National Final of Chartered Institute of Marketing ‘The Pitch’ 2016 Competition

Business School hosts successful Summer Camp with International Partners

In June 2015 the School of Business at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) hosted a 10 day summer camp with 20 students from a partner institution in Hong Kong. The Business School has a long-running, strong relationship with the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (VTC) with many lecturers from the school going over … Continue reading Business School hosts successful Summer Camp with International Partners

HARD WORK PAYS OFF FOR LOCAL STUDENT

A local public relations professional has taken a big step up the career ladder after achieving her Master’s degree dream whilst working full-time. Faye Saville, from Magull, has juggled a high-flying career as an Account Manager at Frontier PR in Manchester with an intensive three year part-time course in Strategic Communication at the University of … Continue reading HARD WORK PAYS OFF FOR LOCAL STUDENT

Student’s Opportunities Bloom With Waitrose

The experience Marketing Management student Zain completed a rigorous application process which involved taking a personality test, a logical reasoning test, and attending an assessment centre followed by a final interview. He was subsequently offered a 12 month placement in Waitrose’s head office. The 21-year-old’s role was originally structured in two parts, which would see … Continue reading Student’s Opportunities Bloom With Waitrose

Business Breakfast Success

Inaugural forum attracts regional business leaders. Business leaders from across the North West took part in the inaugural Breakfast Forum held by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Representatives from major banks, including Natwest, Yorkshire and the Co-operative, were in attendance alongside directors from Lancashire based firms such as 3ManFactory and Freshfield. The popular event, … Continue reading Business Breakfast Success

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.

Internal communication topic gathers a crowd for the CIPR event

A Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) internal communication event at UCLan attracted record-breaking interest. The event which is one of a regular series of CIPR events drew the largest audience so far. The event, hosted by Lancashire Business School (LBS), brought together more than 70 Lancashire professionals and local students keen to hear from … Continue reading Internal communication topic gathers a crowd for the CIPR event

LBS event offers students first-hand information about master’s degrees

The first Lancashire Business School (LBS) PG Advice Afternoon this year gathers current students and recent graduates keen to find out more about advantages of studying master’s degree at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The event presented students with an opportunity to speak with course leaders about the postgraduate programmes taught at LBS and … Continue reading LBS event offers students first-hand information about master’s degrees

UCLan students’ planned campaign kicks off in spring 2014

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) final year public relations students have teamed up with the Manchester-based People’s History Museum (PHM) to deliver a live project in spring 2014 that includes a set of organised events. PR students have been putting together the communication campaign for PHM since September 2013 as part of UK Progress consultancy … Continue reading UCLan students’ planned campaign kicks off in spring 2014