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

An overview of LaunchPad1 activities

‘LaunchPad’ is Lancashire Business School’s ground-breaking programme that allows our most committed students to take part in a fast-track project, to hone their personal and professional skills, providing them with enhanced opportunities for work experience, business mentoring and networking, which will ultimately mean they can compete for the best graduate jobs in the UK and … Continue reading An overview of LaunchPad1 activities

International Business students’ international reach

UCLan Lancashire Business School (LBS) International Business students across all years have visited China to get the Far East flavour to support their classroom knowledge. Funded by the University Travel Bursary, the trip to Guangzhou, China presented a group of International Business students with the opportunity to experience different culture, meet high profile employers and … Continue reading International Business students’ international reach

LBS Programme Fine-tunes Students’ Employability

A member of prestigious career development ‘Launchpad’ programme, Shabana Hoque has gained an entry into exclusive ‘The New City Initiative’ internship in London. During her three-week internship scheme, Shabana worked with Bedrock Asset Management where she was analysing financial statements and helping to build close relationship between the organisation and its clients. “I’ve learned so … Continue reading LBS Programme Fine-tunes Students’ Employability