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

UCLan student part of world championship team

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) economics student Matthew Birt, with other UK undergraduates, has bagged two Best Human Practices Advance awards at the prestigious iGEM competition – one in Europe and one in the world championship in the US. Students presented the project based around creating a synthetic palm oil by modifying a harmless strain … Continue reading UCLan student part of world championship team

Lancashire Business School MBA Scholarships

The University of Central Lancashire is delighted to offer a range of scholarship opportunities for new international fee paying students commencing the full-time MBA and MBA Fashion Brand Management programmes in September 2013. The scholarships are awarded in the form of a reduction in the tuition fee. The student is responsible for the payment of … Continue reading Lancashire Business School MBA Scholarships

Students enjoy pop-up assessment

First year students from the Division of Business, Economics and International Business have created pop-up enterprises as part of their module assessment. The idea behind the pop-up assessment was to introduce a business challenge which required a creative and innovative response from each group of students. The initiative was supported by the Student Experience Group … Continue reading Students enjoy pop-up assessment

LBS undergraduates the first UK students to visit new UCLan Cyprus campus

Lancashire Business School (LBS) first year Accounting and Finance undergraduates are the first students to visit recently opened UCLan campus in Cyprus on a five-day trip. Nineteen students and three lecturers from the Accounting and Finance Division chose Cyprus for their very first trip abroad. Taking first year students to visit Cyprus now is looking … Continue reading LBS undergraduates the first UK students to visit new UCLan Cyprus campus