Grayling promotes Scholefield to CEO

Sarah Scholefield has been promoted to UK Chief Executive Officer of Grayling from her previous role as Managing Director, UK & Ireland.

Student prize winners announced

Three public relations students have been announced as this year’s winners of the prestigious Claire Mascall PR Prize. The annual award, in memory of corporate PR practitioner Claire Mascall who died in 2006, is open to all Public Relations students at Leeds Beckett University.

Snap to it: register to vote

Snapchat and the Electoral Commission have joined forces in a campaign to remind voters across Scotland to register to vote in the council elections on 4 May. Scotland is unique in the UK, in giving 16-17 year olds the right to vote in council elections.

The week’s best to 7 April

After 183 posts by 39 students at 13 universities over 24 weeks, we’re ready to announce our shortlist for the best PR student blogger 2017. We also reveal the most prolific universities. Heather Yaxley will choose the 2017 #bestPRblogs winner by the end of May.

From Me to You internship opportunity

From Me to You is a campaign encouraging people to write letters to friends with cancer. Receiving letters from friends and family helps keep people connected at a time when they feel most disconnected. The campaign’s founders are looking for a PR intern to help promote the cause.