Twenty-five years ago, in 1992, the European Union was founded with the signing of the Maastricht treaty and Freddie Mercury gave his last live performance at the opening ceremony of the Barcelona Olympics. The Leeds Met/Beckett PR degree course also started that year. PR student Kelly Scotney lists what’s changed since.
Leeds Beckett University Public Relations graduates will be gathering in Leeds later this month to celebrate 25 years of PR education at Leeds Business School. The event runs from 1.30 – 9pm on Tuesday 21 March at Leeds Business School and the Radisson Blu Hotel.
A team of four Leeds Beckett University Public Relations (PR) and Communications students are celebrating after winning the prestigious Grayling North PR prize. Students were tasked with setting up their own ‘mock’ PR agency and devising and delivering an engaging PR pitch for a new shopping centre in the north of England.
IKEA has chosen the winners and runners-up of a PR student pitch competition organised by Leeds Beckett University. 18 postgraduate students from 11 countries were involved in what IKEA described as a ‘win-win partnership’.