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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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BBC Country File Live: Reflections from UKCEM Undergraduate Competition Winner, Eleanor Rousell

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:

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School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management Celebrate "End of Year"

Final year students and staff from the school enjoyed an ‘End of Year’ Ball at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds.

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What is it like to study Events Management?

Our Events Management student, Alex, talks to us about his experience on the course and his placement year in Florida.

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What's it like to study Events Management?

We interviewed current Events Management student, Raj, to find out what studying on the course is really like.

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Leadership Skills of the Future - Leigh Jagger, former CEO of Banks Sadler, gives Keynote speech

“Inspiring to meet the future leaders of the events industry and share learnings that will hopefully help them navigate their future path!” – Leigh Jagger

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UKCEM students supporting white paper initiative

Over 50 of our Events Management and Sports Events Management students signed up to take part in a global sustainability programme with Positive Impact.

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Events Management Futures Conference

Our third year Events Management students took part in a Futures Conference at the end of November.

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'Students from Leeds Beckett are some of our best interns!'

We interviewed Mieke van Loenen, Director Events at ICCA to find out why they work closely with our School.

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Events Management students return from ICCA conference

Congratulations to two of our final year Events Management students who received scholarships to attend the 57th ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) Conference in Dubai.

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