A mix of first, second, and third year students spent a very enjoyable day in Manchester as part of Lancaster University’s Capital Connections programme, which offers undergraduates the opportunity to gain an insight into working at different companies in Manchester. The trip is fully-funded, and it provides students with a fantastic chance to discover what […]Read More Capital Connections- Manchester 2018
Management, Politics & International Relations (MPIR) is one of the most interesting and relevant courses on offer at Lancaster University. As a student at Lancaster, you are constantly doing new things and meeting new people. One question you will be asked no end is ‘What course do you do?’. When I answer ‘Management, Politics & […]Read More Why BSc Management, Politics & International Relations?
Attending university in the UK is expensive, there’s no getting around it. With tuition fees currently at £9250 a year (and that’s for UK students – international students can often find themselves paying more) and costs of living on the rise, it is no wonder that more students find themselves taking on part-time work alongside […]Read More 4 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Get a Part-Time Job
I don’t know if the sound of networking is a daunting prospect for everyone, but it certainly was for me before the Capital Connections programme. Entering a room of CEO’s, managers and vice presidents, to name a few, was certainly something to be apprehensive about…But I was ready to embrace it. Studying at Lancaster University […]Read More Networking in London
Theodoros Georgiadis, a first year student on the Accounting and Finance programme at LUMS, gives an interesting insight into his experiences during his spring week placement at Barclays. I applied for my Spring Week in the middle of my first term at LUMS and I am so glad I did as the experience gave me […]Read More Guest post: An investment banking spring week at Barclays
Final year LUMS Accounting and Finance student Prithiv Ghosal shares his experiences of the financial services application processes and his journey so far as an international student. He also offers some excellent advice to those seeking employment in this sector. Hi, I am a final year international student in Accounting and Finance at LUMS. I […]Read More Guest post: My job application journey so far
A unique selling point (USP) is a factor that differentiates a product from its competitors, in the context of a student it is the quality or skill that differentiates you and enables you to stand out compared to other students. Whether applying for Spring insight programmes, penultimate year internships or graduate schemes and jobs, having […]Read More What is your USP?!
Naeem Desai graduated from MSc Management in 2016. Before even graduating, he had received offers of employment from four of the major graduate recruiters, including a place on the highly competitive Lidl Graduate Management Development Programme. It was this position that he chose to accept, and over the coming months, Naeem will share his experiences of […]Read More Guest Post: Naeem Desai – Life on the Lidl Graduate Management Development Programme