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

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

ABH conference at UCLan addresses important business history topics

The annual conference of the Association of Business Historians (ABH) met in Preston on the 28th and 29th June in Lancashire Business School. Responding to a theme of “Business History in the 21st Century”, more than 75 presentations took place on a variety of business and economic history topics reaching as far back as the … Continue reading ABH conference at UCLan addresses important business history topics

SU Best Course Team Award goes to Lancashire Business School

Lancashire Business School (LBS) BA Business Foundation Course team has received the Best Course Team of the Year Award at the SU Golden Roses evening. The winning team with Penelope Marshall-Kalina, Barry Marshall-Kalina, Peter Ashfield, Paul McKeown and Janet Chettle were recognised for their positive contributions to the academic experience, through assessment and feedback practices, … Continue reading SU Best Course Team Award goes to Lancashire Business School

iROWE marketing assistant recognised as Student Employee of the Year

Marketing assistant for Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment (iROWE) has been recognised as UCLan’s On Campus Student Employer of the Year. Nominated by iROWE colleagues, Hayley Cooling was shortlisted among other 20 nominated students at Students’ Union Awards 2013. Hayley said: " I feel very honoured to have been nominated for the … Continue reading iROWE marketing assistant recognised as Student Employee of the Year

Soap Media director tells students to create ‘spot-on’ personal brands

Local marketing creativity expert has delivered a guest lecture to Lancashire Business School (LBS) students on how to get a career in the digital sector. Competition in job market is fierce. That’s how creative and technical director at Soap Media, Adam Davis started his presentation. Not trying to scare the students, but instead, to give … Continue reading Soap Media director tells students to create ‘spot-on’ personal brands

Students speed their networking skills at professional event

Lancashire Business School (LBS) students have joined accounting experts for the Speed Networking event at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The event gathered many students from Accounting and Finance courses as well as employers from well-known local and national organisations including KPMG, Leonard Curtis, Moore and Smalley, UCLan, Preston City Council and The Institute of … Continue reading Students speed their networking skills at professional event

Student campaign raises money for Pakistan charity

An UCLan student PR campaign has raised over £500 to support The Abaseen Foundation, a Lancashire based charity which supports health, education and research projects in North West Pakistan. The ‘Have you seen Abaseen?’ campaign included a charity curry night on 9th April at Preston’s East Z East restaurant which 58 people attended and raised … Continue reading Student campaign raises money for Pakistan charity

Postgraduate Advice Afternoon with LBS

The Business School’s postgraduate study fair gathered current students and recent graduates to find out more about advantages of studying master’s degree at UCLan. The event presented students with the opportunity to chat with course leaders about the postgraduate courses and receive all the necessary information on entry requirements, course content, fees and funding. Chatting … Continue reading Postgraduate Advice Afternoon with LBS

Lancashire Business School inspires future professionals

Lancashire Business School (LBS) lecturers have been encouraging youngsters to consider business careers at a ‘Work Inspiration’ event in Burnley. Children interested in business sector took part in LBS ‘Lego Challenge’ which tasked them to come up with the representation of a new product or improved version of current product followed by a pitch to … Continue reading Lancashire Business School inspires future professionals