In response to unprecedented development within the resource and renewable energy sector, waste management company Viridor worked with the Business School to provide a course tailored to training their next generation of management and leaders.
Third year BSc Accountancy students travelled to the University of Mons in Belgium, where they attended a study and cultural awareness week. The Business School students represented Edge Hill at the international event and formed one of 10 international teams that worked together on a three day online ﬁnancial strategy simulation.
When students chose Marketing and Society as their third-year module, they probably didn’t expect to be developing social media solutions that would reach an audience of eight million people, whilst contributing to the lifesaving work of the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).
Within three months of graduating with a First-Class Honours degree in Marketing with Advertising, Dominic Bird secured employment as a Digital Marketing Executive with Marketing Pro Group.
Having masterminded his own small start-up business during his gap year, Nathan was keen to further improve his enterprising skills and business knowledge by studying Business, Innovation and Enterprise at Edge Hill.
An entrepreneur from the age of 11, Greg Anderton sowed the seeds of his gardening business at primary school, but it was his time as a student at Edge Hill that helped Leafy Lytham to really bloom.
Entrepreneur Nick’s passion for enterprise began during his degree. As part of the Graduate Enterprise Scheme, he started a successful second-hand textbook business, winning a place at the North West Regional Finals.
Studying for a degree while being the MD of a company can be stressful, but for Dominic Bird the lessons he’s learned and the confidence he has gained are invaluable to his future career.
Daniel secured a high-flying role with the RAF, after boosting his personal and employability skills at Edge Hill. As well as being an active member of the University Air Squadron Volunteer Reserve, Daniel honed his entrepreneurial skills through the Graduate Enterprise scheme, where his business represented the North West in the National Finals.
Within three years of graduating with a first class degree, Michael Ashford has risen from Marketing Assistant to Marketing Manager after developing sought-after skills in digital marketing during his course.