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

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

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

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 lecturer receives We Heart U Award

During April’s LBS Key Messages meeting, one particular lecturer received a very positive message from UCLan Students’ Union—he has been nominated and received We Heart U award. Lancashire Business School (LBS) marketing lecturer Robin Carey was taken by surprise when his name was called out to announce the award for innovative teaching methods, comprehensive feedback … Continue reading LBS lecturer receives We Heart U Award

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

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