public relationsUniversity of Central Lancashire – BA (Hons) Public Relations
Jennifer Norris reviews her course, BA (Hons) Public Relations at the University of Central Lancashire.Young yeti seen in Leeds
Last week Rich Leigh, account director at Gloucester based 10 Yetis PR and newly named in PR Week’s 29 under 29 list of young PR talent, spoke to the Journalism and Public Relations (JPR) society at Leeds Metropolitan University. Matt Silver reports.My dissertation in a picture
She was new to PR; English was not her first language, but her dissertation has convinced International Business student Ilyana Stareva to pursue a career in public relations.The work experience. From hell.
A new PR fashion agency is launched like a catapult into the world of fiction. Georgia Robson reviews The Work Experience on E4.For tweet’s sake…
Social media can sound intimidating to experienced practitioners, and daunting to novices. Jessica Champion says we simply need to change the way we think about it.Super soaraway trampolining
How do you compete with the major sports and get a new club off the ground? By jumping higher says Bournemouth trampolinist Jessica North.Why a Scottish nation would be good for growth
The referendum on Scottish independence is approaching. Kenny Murray argues that a Scottish nation would be good for business, including PR.Launch of PR apprenticeships
A new apprenticeship programme for non-graduates who want to get into the public relations industry has been launched by the PRCA and Pearson in Practice.Does your mother know you work for the devil?
With so many so quick to condemn public relations, why would an intelligent person choose to study this subject? Tove Nordstrom mounts a defence of PR as a force for good.Sport Public Relations and Communication
Joe Mirtaheri reviews a new textbook in the field of sport public relations, co-authored by one of his university lecturers.The CIPR Foundation Award: money well spent?
There’s a new entry-level PR qualification. Undergraduate student Karl Booton tells how he gained the CIPR Foundation Award.First ever PR-journalist awards launched
The Communicative Relations Awards from PR Professionals (The CRAPPs) have been launched to celebrate the special relationship between the media and public relations professionals.Why PR matters in sport
In this World Cup summer we know that sport matters. Niall Malone, Spurs fan and former AFC Bournemouth press officer, discusses the importance of PR in sport.Manchester student voted CIPR Rep of the Year
Manchester student Tara Cronin has been voted the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) National Student Representative of the Year 2010. Tara, who is studying for an MSc in International Public Relations at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, beat off competition from 18 fellow students from around the UK to win the award.Not just PRty girls
Carli Smith responds to a recent Behind the Spin article by giving her take on ‘what is PR?’A 10 second tip on media relations from 10 Yetis
The second in the series of the 10 Yetis “10 second tips” has arrived! This time their talking media relations. Charlo gives her top tip for students from the comfort of her Yeti bathroom, whilst brushing her gnashers and dressed in her dressing gown. They’re a crazy lot these Yetis!Leeds gets the ‘balls’ to say no
Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Leeds and partners including Ringways Motor group, will come together on Wednesday to tackle the stigma around men’s mental health.Grayling Prize winners announced
Final year Leeds Metropolitan University students have battled it out to win the prestigious Grayling Prize 2010 which awards public relations excellence amongst students.Keep your ear to the ground with 10 Yetis Daily Headlines
Gloucester based PR consultancy 10 Yetis is offering students the chance to keep their finger on the pulse, by signing up to their “Daily Headinlines” mailing list. which offers the headlines and brief synopsis from the days national paper’s lead stories and is distributed to a large list of PRs and students.Media Talent Bank launch first networking evening
Set to be the first of many, Media Talent Bank are holding their first exhibition and networking evening next week for all creative enthusiasts to pop along to.Leeds Graduates and Students ask people to Join the Schmoovement
Two recent graduates from Leeds University are launching a new yoghurt lassi drink called Schmoo. Not only are both the managing directors recent graduates, but the Public Relations team behind the consumer launch are five PR students from Leeds Metropolitan University.The development of public relations in Romania
A Romanian studying PR in the UK, Oana Jinga discusses the growth of the industry in her home country with a PR student in Bucharest.Brands on the run from social media storm
Does the advent of social media change our understanding of PR asks Janelle Hardacre and what does this new world mean for brands?Behind the Spin appoints news editor
Adam Burns has been appointed as news editor for Behind the Spin, the national PR student magazine.How Glasto got its mojo back
Would you want to sleep in a muddy field, share portaloos with strangers, and not wash for six days? Caroline Gibson explains why she and 170,000 other people chose to at this year’s Glastonbury festival.Here come the PR girls
Ellis Noble loves The City, Ab Fab and Sex and the City, of course. But why, she asks, does TV always present public relations as such a glamorous activity?Hard Times or Great Expectations?
With the economy in reverse-thrust, Laura Smith asks what this means for the job prospects of PR graduates.Public relations or public enemy?
Postgraduate student Tessa Lewis considers the poor reputation of PR and wonders how much this matters.Flat Earth News
Richard Bailey finds some flat earth views hidden in this commentary on the sorry state of journalism and public relations.
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