Boris Johnson’s announcement of strict measures to stem the spread of Covid-19 described the present as a ‘moment of national emergency’.
English Literature graduate, Laurence Grant, accredits much of his successful career to the mentorship and patience of his tutors whilst studying at Leeds Beckett University. Inspired to push boundaries, Laurence has gone on to start two companies in his home town of Croydon. Laurence tell us what attracted him to study English Literature at Leeds Beckett and offers advice to new students starting out on their own journey at University.
After graduating with a first-class honour’s degree in History, the skills Samantha learnt at university, such as historical data analysis, helped her to successfully secure a job in human resources.
It was during a university work placement at a publishing house when Courtney Castle, English Literature graduate, discovered how her creative writing talents could be transferred to writing social and online web content. Less than a year after graduating from Leeds Beckett University, Courtney is already successfully making her way up the marketing career ladder.
Megan, a recent graduate, talks about her experience of taking her creative writing skills to Paris and the world of travel writing.