Green Impact award for Lancashire Business School

Lancashire Business School (LBS) has scooped an award for its positive changes in the environmental practice as part of the Green Impact initiative 2014 run by the National Union of Students.Judith Jackson, personal assistant to dean of LBS, led the initiative at the School and was presented with a Bronze by vice-chancellor Gerry Kelleher at … Continue reading Green Impact award for Lancashire Business School

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

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

UCLan Student Wins Nationwide Competition

UCLan public relations student Daniel Lee Fanshawe has won the ‘Behind-The-Spin’ magazine’s national #SocialStudent competition. The nationwide competition ended with eight educational institutions represented and over 36 competitors, all ranked according to their respective Klout and PeerIndex scores. The 20 week long competition aimed to measure UK based PR students’ engagement, influence and power online … Continue reading UCLan Student Wins Nationwide Competition

Danielle’s $8m a minute guest lecture at UCLan

An American advertising expert gave UCLan staff and students an insight into the power of TV commercials during the Super Bowl. Assistant professor at Kent State University, USA, Danielle Coombs presented a few examples of why advertising in National Football League (NFL) and especially in its finale, Super Bowl, has a bigger advantage compared to … Continue reading Danielle’s $8m a minute guest lecture at UCLan

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

CIPR Event at UCLan Sharpens PR Skills

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) North West event at UCLan honed web content writing and SEO skills for PR professionals and students. The event brought many PR professionals from around the North West as well as UCLan staff and students to discuss online copywriting and its search engine optimisation (SEO). The first guest … Continue reading CIPR Event at UCLan Sharpens PR Skills