Business School recognised as ICAEW Partner in Learning

Edge Hill Business School has recognised as a ICAEW (The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) partner in learning. This partnership means that the school can offer ACA and CFAB exams as part of its programmes and in addition students have access to specialist learning materials and access to graduate recruiting activities. To find […]

Grant winning student plants seeds via social enterprise

First year Business & Management student Greg Anderton has successfully won a £2000 grant from UnLtD to support his small business in undertaking social enterprise work with local schools and other community groups. Greg’s started his company Leafy Lytham when he was a Sixth-former at Lytham High School, he notes that “I did my first […]

Edge Hill students provide recipe for success for local business

As part of the development of Employability and professional practice, Edge Hill students from the Business School are often given an opportunity to undertake live client projects for local and national businesses. As part of a retail marketing module, Second year marketing students have been working with local businesses to help them promote their businesses. As […]

National Student Survery comments used to improve student experience

Since it was launched, the National Student Survey (NSS) provides all students with the opportunity to feed back their experiences of the degree they have completed. Since it was launched, the Business School has consistently had some of the most satisfied students in the country in a number of areas. Students are taught through lectures and […]

Trading their way to regional success?

As part of a Graduate Enterprise module, Second Year Business School students held a trading event within the University’s custom built student hub. Supported by the University and Young Enterprise, the businesses that the students run are registered at Companies House and like any other going concern, each is keen to make a profit and […]

Managing success with the Chartered Institute of Management

As part of their Personal Development and Professional (PDP) module, first year business school students attended a talk from Louise Dolan, Business Development Manager for the Chartered Institute of Management. The CMI has more than 90,000 members and is the only chartered body in the UK that awards management and leadership qualifications. Louise spoke about issues in management and […]

Business school student wins employability award

Jayne Harris, a third year Business and Management (with International Management) student has recently placed as a runner-up in a University wide scheme which highlights the value of student employees to businesses in the North-West. Jayne works at Marks and Spencer Limited in Southport as a customer assistant – she was nominated because in addition […]

Accounting for success with RSM Tenon

Second year Accountancy students considering sandwich placements and graduate careers received a visit from RSM Tenon staff members. Amy Ostridge explained how RSM Tenon’s graduate scheme provides a good mixture of practical experience and support for gaining professional qualifications such as chartered accountant status. Furthermore she discussed how undertaking summer work placements or a sandwich year […]

Students learn about Enterprise and motivation

As part of their Personal Development and Professional (PDP) module, first year business school students attended a talk from Abul “Sham” Shama, a talent acquisition specialist for Enterprise PLC. The multibillion-dollar industry leader has over 550 locations in the UK and has a long-standing graduate recruitment scheme. Sham talked to the students about success in their careers lies […]

Matalan – How a passion for fashion can turn into a career

As part of their work based learning and graduate enterprise modules, second year business school students attended a talk from Melissa Hughes, part of the recruitment team at Matalan PLC. The company, which has its head office in Skelmersdale, is one of the UK’s leading clothing and homewares retailers with over 200 stores. Last year the company […]