enjoying a marketing module during his hospitality course at college, Roman
applied to study at LSBU and has found the university facilities and teaching
quality to be second to none.
recommend LSBU to anyone because of the great location, the brand new sports
facilities and the standards of teaching. The marketing lecturers are really
friendly and supportive, and the course is really creative, while also
providing us with the theory."
Turning a hobby into a business
photographer, Roman has built his own photography business while studying at LSBU
and credits his course for helping him turn his hobby into a commercial
my business out of one of my passions so it's something I really enjoy doing. I
provide photography for financial and real estate businesses, I have around
three clients at the moment, and I sell my own images for canvas print. My
degree has helped develop my business sense and build my confidence - and has
given me the know-how to promote my services."
An internship with variety
for an internship in the marketing department at LSBU and was one of four
successful applicants from his course. He gained a thorough understanding of
the workings of a marketing department after rotating around each area
throughout the 9 week placement.
"I worked on
surveys and reports during my time in market research, wrote a UCAS profile for
the university in marketing, compiled a newsletter in Newsweaver while I worked
in PR and communications and assisted with the Clarence Centre official opening
plans in events – among many other things. The variety of the internship was
excellent and helped me figure out what I enjoy most."
Seeing it from the other side
sure what to expect going into the internship because I had never thought about
marketing in the higher education sector – as a student I receive the marketing
messages without realising. But I discovered the university is a business too,
and students are the customers."
interested in experiencing the agency side of marketing and hopes to secure
some experience with a graduate scheme.
"My plan is
to apply for a graduate scheme during my final year studying at LSBU. I want to
work in London, or secure a job to Moscow, New York or Sydney."