Awards and Competitions

As one of the most entrepreneurial universities in the UK, we offer numerous opportunities for students to pitch in competitions or join award schemes.

The Annual James Milnes Placement Student of the Year award 

This annual student award, in memory of James Milnes, recognises the BA (Hons) Management and Entrepreneurship student who is judged to have demonstrated high levels of personal and professional growth and development throughout their placement year and/or has made an outstanding contribution to the organisation they have worked for. For more information, please visit the James Milnes Placement Award.

Lancaster Award

The Lancaster Award, developed in partnership with employers, is a certificate that rewards you for making the most of your time at Lancaster. The Lancaster Award will enhance your future employment prospects by encouraging you to undertake extra-curricular activities and acquire new skills and experiences valued by employers.You will undertake a variety of activities and reflect on the skills you have developed. You will be assessed via submission of a mock job application form.

College Life and Societies

Colleges and societies are a key component of the life of any undergraduate student at Lancaster. They offer numerous opportunities to get involved through the Junior Common Room. Colleges also offer opportunities of engagement around specific issues such as sustainability, gaming and so forth.

Entrepreneurial competitions

Through internal and external opportunities students can access entrepreneurial competitions to attract funding, mentoring and other types of resources. We are particularly proud of our association with Santander Business Plan Competition and the opportunities opened to Lancaster University students to pitch for a significant award. See details here