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Congratulations on your offer to study at Lancaster. This page is full of information about your course, including online events that we have developed especially for you.
We are delighted that you have chosen to apply to Lancaster University Management School, and would once again like to congratulate you on receiving your offer from us.
In previous years we would be taking this opportunity to welcome you onto our campus and to meet our academics and students, but it’s a little different this year. Shortly you will be receiving an invitation to join us online for our Offer Holder Events, which includes a fantastic schedule including Subject, Careers and Study Abroad sessions alongside your chance to hear from our current students about their experiences at LUMS.
Keep an eye out for an email from us to invite you to one of the upcoming sessions:
As you will appreciate, current restrictions in place as part of the UK’s response to the pandemic, mean that it is not possible for us to host in-person events. We are monitoring this ever-changing situation and the Government’s advice carefully, and continue to be hopeful that it may be possible to visit our campus during the summer. As and when it is possible to do so, and within the bounds of all advice and guidance at that time, we will provide appropriate opportunities to visit. Until such time, please do make the very most of our Offer Holder Events. And if you have any questions at any point, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a wave of serious changes. Unfortunately, placement opportunities have been one of those areas impacted. Consequently, my placement year at Enterprise Rent-A-Car was cut short by 3 months. While deeply upset, this period has also given me time to reflect on my experience as I prepare for my final year of university.
The opportunity to undertake a placement year was one of the main things that attracted me to my course. As a second-year fully immersed in my little student life bubble, I was never quite sure which avenue I wanted to take. All I knew is that I wanted something that complimented my degree. After reviewing placement options with the LUMS Careers Team, I was immediately drawn to PR and Corporate Communications.
When the time came to start applying for placement opportunities, like most students, ‘Rate My Placement’ was my first port of call. I remember working tirelessly for over a month and receiving numerous rejections. I particularly struggled with the psychometric tests, and I soon realised that I had to change my technique to focus more on companies that did not require this. I stumbled across Enterprise. Intrigued at the thought of working for a car rental company, I followed the link. Not thinking much about my application, I quickly progressed onto the next stage. I couldn't help but think that this would solely revolve around renting cars. Given that I have very little interest in cars, I started to question whether this was the company for me. However, this perspective quickly changed after my successful assessment centre.
Seun Odusanya, Management, Politics and International Relations
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