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.
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.
With a passion for marketing and an interest in luxury brands and consumer behaviour, Fiona Mainey aspired to a graduate job in the retail sector.
During his time as a student, Liam made the most of Edge Hill’s employability opportunities, gaining vital work experience at Airbus UK, Enterprise Rent-a-Car and in the Houses of Parliament.
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.
A commitment to her studies, combined with extra-curricular skills-boosting activities such as volunteering and business competitions, has led to an exciting career with Oxford University Press for Daisy Simonis.
Accountancy graduate Craig developed a passion for numbers while working for his father’s business. Enrolling on the Accountancy programme at Edge Hill, not only gave Craig greater skills and knowledge of the profession that he needed to take his career forward, he also found the patience, rigour and discipline required to do a degree had a positive impact on his employability.
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.
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.
Second year Accountancy student Jessica Maguire is one of many budding entrepreneurs to have her business ideas nurtured by the Business School. A small business owner for six years prior to joining Edge Hill, Jessica is developing additional knowledge and expertise that will enable her to plan and finance a brand new enterprise on graduation.
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 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.
Fourth year Business and Management student Kate Murphy found that her year-long internship with Hays Recruitment not only enhanced her academic experience but also boosted her career prospects.
Students on the BSc Marketing programme have been honing their skills on a real-life campaign for health and social care charity Alternative Future Group (AFG).