Students styled to impress by John Lewis

Second Year Business School students were treated to a first for the John Lewis Partnership; an opportunity to style students for an Interview and Assessment Centre Day. As part of the Employability and Enterprise Modules students had been approached by John Lewis to be styled and dressed for the Session which took place in the Faculty […]

Employability Skills Enhanced via Teaching & Internships

Emily Leahey is a Business & Management Student who has taken an Internship at Matalan Headquarters in Knowsley for one year in a role as Trading Process IP on the Trading Support and Process Team. Further to an initial site visit to discuss her Placement and role in the team,  Emily stated: ‘I am fully […]

Graduate Joins RAF to Train as Officer and Pilot

Graduate and former Edge Hill University Business School student Daniel Hall has been successful in his application to join the RAF. Dan was accepted for initial Officer Training and to train as a pilot. Dan cited his experience at Edge Hill as being a significant factor in his successful application: “My graduate enterprise experience helped me massively […]

Edge Hill Business & Computing Students Flying High

Chloe Lawrence, Business & Management (pictured second row, right.) said “going to MAG has taught me that when an opportunity is there, take it, even if you don’t really know what you want to do, there are a million and one different stepping stones that it could lead you to. Taking the opportunities opens your […]

Crêpes, beer and business

Georgina Watson recounts travelling to France to participate in a marketing simulation game with students from six nations. When my tutor interrupted our lecture on the ethics of dissertation writing to announce a trip to France for a week, it’s safe to say, my ears pricked up and I quickly awoke from a trance. The […]

Accountancy prize for first class graduate

Phoebe Harris, who graduated from Edge Hill University this year with a first class honours Accountancy degree, has been named her year group’s most outstanding student by Liverpool Society of Chartered Accountants (LSCA). During her graduation ceremony Phoebe received a certificate and £100 prize from LSCA in acknowledgement of being the most outstanding third year […]

Edge Hill Business School celebrates graduate achievement

As part of the 2016 Edge Hill University Business School graduation events, the school was proud to add a number of students to its Roll of Honour. This new scheme introduced by Director of the Business School Professor. Helen Woodruffe-Burton is awarded to students for distinguished academic achievement. This annual event has been introduced to showcase the […]

Graduate Enterprise students get visual with John Lewis

As part of a Graduate Enterprise module, Second Year Business School students were visited by marketing staff from John Lewis Partnership. The students were given an insight in how John Lewis makes use of visual merchandising marketing to attract the eye of and entice the customer to make a purchase. Some of the issues discussed were how complementary […]

Students businesses encounter dragons on road to success

As part of a Graduate Enterprise module, Second Year Business School students took part in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ event. 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 grow their business. Graduate […]

Dr. Night – super-villain academic at large

Below Dr. Charles Knight discusses a recent exercise involving social media that he ran with some of his third year management students.   At the start of the new teaching year like many academics I am thinking of new ways to engage students by reflecting on what worked previously, what was less successful and what […]