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Lancaster University has been given the TEF Gold award for outstanding teaching, an outstanding learning environment and delivering excellent employment outcome
Lancaster University students were responsible for a fantastic event raising money for Safe Child Africa and CancerCare in summer term. They developed the idea to run a market bazaar and sell pancakes. With the slogan “Keep Calm and Eat Pancakes” students Vicky Liang, Mariya Tsyganova, Bingbing Ge, and Dina Di raised funds and awareness for the two charities in the busy exam period.
Students from Lancaster University have been making an impact in the local community and beyond by taking part in the Lancaster University Charity Event Planning course run by Careers. Huge congratulations go out to Tsitsi Ganga, Vladislav Romanenko, Daniil Bernadskiy, Vanessa Sibanda, and Jordan Smith for their contributions to the community and members of the university.
Lancaster is ranked ninth out of 129 universities in the Complete University Guide 2018, maintaining its position from last year.
During November and December 2016, students from Lancaster University took part in the Barclays Technology Challenge. Chris Bartzis, Calum Clenahan, Chuen Fong, Mitch Heath, Jian Hao Lee, Marvin Johnson, Yash Sandu, and Tyron Tsang attended the grand finals at MediaCityUK, Salford to take their innovative technology solution to a competition of the North West’s undergraduate talent.
A new approach to student support, improved open days and a global outlook have helped Lancaster University reach the shortlists of three major education awards. Lancaster has been named among the UK’s best in the categories of student services team, admissions strategy and international strategy in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017.
The Association of Graduate Recruiters’ annual survey charts the student recruitment activity of some of the UK’s leading companies. This year nearly three-quarters of graduate employers hired interns, offering more than 9,000 internships, which represents a 13% year-on-year increase in vacancies.
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SCAN caught up with Warren Nettleford, who you might recognise from his presenting roles with Channel 5 and ITN, to find out what SCAN was like when he was President of the Students’ Union in 2003-2004.