Recommended Reads: Careers

Our LUMS Undergraduate Careers Manager Matthew Howard has put together some ‘Top Reads’ for anyone looking for a placement or career. 1. Designing – Bill Burnett & Dave Evans In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how to design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, […]

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The most inspiring weekend of my life – Anna Schaefer (University Innovation Fellows)

Together with James, Sarah and our faculty champion Gerasimos, we got the chance to represent Lancaster University at the 2019 Silicon Valley meetup for the University Innovation Fellows. We got to hear from incredibly inspiring speakers and take part in thought-provoking sessions at Google, Stanford University and Microsoft. Along with 300 fellows from all over […]

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Placement Search – Lewis Nicholas

Trying to get an industrial placement is a challenging, yet highly rewarding journey that many students at LUMS will choose to go on during the course of their studies. The first step in this journey is, of course, doing your research and submitting some applications. Once you’ve successfully completed this stage – and congratulations if […]

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Strategy matters for all organisational matters – Guest Blog – Robert Demir (Lecturer in Strategic Management)

In the opening paragraph of Exploring Strategy, one of Europe’s best-selling strategy textbooks, the authors make a very distinctive claim about the importance of strategy: “Strategy is a crucial subject. It’s about the development, success and failure of all kinds of organisations, from multinationals to entrepreneurial start-ups, from charities to government agencies, and many more. […]

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Why diversity is the key to a holistic MBA experience – Guest Blog – Suchana Sarkar

When scouting for international business schools, one comes across diversity as a strong selling point from Universities. The reaction to this, in my experience, could be one of the three: Firstly – ‘So what?’ – if you have been lucky to work in a global, multicultural environment, or come from a sub-continent like India with […]

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