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UK Centre for Events Management collaborate with Eventbrite

The UK Centre for Events Management, in collaboration with Eventbrite, the UK’s largest event ticketing agency, held our annual industry led conference Event Futures

2019/20 cohort of Commonwealth Scholars, RTM and DEKUTS staff on campus at Nyeri, Kenya

Five Commonwealth Scholarships to study MSc Responsible Tourism Management

MSc Responsible Tourism Management Commonwealth distance learning scholarships for students from Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Gambian children running in the sun towards the camera

Ninki Nanka Study Tour 2020

Three Leeds Beckett students from various countries recently started a journey to “the smiling coast of West Africa” on the the Ninki Nanka Trail – a Community Based Tourism trail linking up a selection of villages and natural and cultural heritage sites along the River Gambia.

 Tania Phayre
 Joëlle Prins
 Daniela Schöb

Dr Simon Woodward’s Collaboration in Finland

In early February, Dr Simon Woodward spent time at Laurea University of the Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.

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Rhodri with the three students

Three Of The Best

Three of our students progressed to the finals of the highly prestigious MPI UK and Ireland Vanessa Cotton Scholarship competition.

students in Gambia

12 students make positive contribution to tourism development in Gambia

Davina Stanford, Lucy McCombes and 12 students went to Gambia to explore the tourism management modules to real life Gambian case studies of destination management, product development and cultural heritage site management.

Sephanie Jameson

A Week of Living Danishly

Stephanie Jameson spends a week living in Denmark where she gives lectures and seminars to Danish students and staff.

Comic book characters

UK Centre for Events Management collaborates with Thought Bubble Comic Con

In collaboration with Thought Bubble Comic Con, the largest independent festival of comic book arts in the UK, academics and students have been working on getting a better idea of what is to count as fair pay for the work of comic book artists. Like most creative professionals, many work as either freelance or as part of small and micro businesses.

Inside Jet2 Suite

Jet2Suite Opening

New Jet2Suite opens in the School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management.

Participants in the panel discussion

Industry Perspectives: Managing Risk and Crowds at Major Events

The UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM) recently welcomed experts in crowd safety, risk and counter terrorism strategies. Bringing together theory and practice, undergraduate and postgraduate students discussed the diverse range of skills, techniques and strategies needed to respond to and recover from major incidents at events.

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