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.
In early February, Dr Simon Woodward spent time at Laurea University of the Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.
Three of our students progressed to the finals of the highly prestigious MPI UK and Ireland Vanessa Cotton Scholarship competition.
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.
Stephanie Jameson spends a week living in Denmark where she gives lectures and seminars to Danish students and staff.
New Jet2Suite opens in the School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management.
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.
In February 2019, undergraduates at the UK Centre for Events Management were asked to submit creative ideas for a display to be showcased at the Countryfile Live event at Castle Howard, Leeds. Winning student, Eleanor Rousell, reflects on this experience:
Final year students and staff from the school enjoyed an ‘End of Year’ Ball at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds.
Our Events Management student, Alex, talks to us about his experience on the course and his placement year in Florida.