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.
The Responsible Tourism Management team at Leeds Beckett University have recently won the ATHE Innovation award for Building Leadership and Management Capacity in the Visitor Economy. The award is sponsored by Tourism Society.
Daniela Schoeb, a recent graduate from the Responsible Tourism Management MSc at Leeds Beckett University has just been awarded ATHE Best PG Student for 2019.
The capital of Romania is not one of the first places that comes to mind when it comes to discussing the management of events associated with the leave and remain campaigns of the UK referendum on EU membership; however, Dr Ian Lamond was invited by colleagues from the National University of Political Science and Public Administration and the University of Bucharest to do just that.
2019 International Tourism Management graduate, Ana Seidi, was recognised by senior travel and tourism industry experts as the “One to Watch” at the Everywoman in Travel Awards.
Alistair Palferman, one of our Graduate Teaching Assistants, is celebrating a double success. He defended his thesis on absorptive capacity in the events industry and has been awarded his PhD.
Staff from the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality have recently spent time in Cyprus, working with other subject specialists in the areas of Quality Assurance and Research and Innovation.
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:
Rev Ruth Dowson, Senior Lecturer in the UK Centre for Events Management has won a ‘Best Paper’ award at the 11th International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage conference held at Singidunum University, Belgrade Serbia.
Final year students and staff from the school enjoyed an ‘End of Year’ Ball at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds.