Well, this is definitely long over due! Just over a month ago, Hannah and I went to Birmingham for a few days to attend some Higher Education events – we were there representing the University, informing prospective students about all of our courses, handing out prospectus’ and generally promoting ourselves! This is what happened: Continue reading
So it has been quite some time since I last wrote a blog here. This has mainly because due to events and days off I haven’t spent a long time in the office. So I suppose I best give an update on what I have been getting up to. I have been out and about attending events in Scunthorpe for Higher Education evening at colleges, as well as manning the Student Affairs stand (along with Emma) during the post-graduate open day. The first event was really quite busy, handing out dozens of prospectuses left, right and centre. It was quite an eye-opening to realise how much detailed knowledge about each course the marketing department know (Gareth from marketing attended this event with us), and how much we really are going to have learn when we start attending the larger HE and UCAS fairs across the country.
Nicola and I are back in the office! If only briefly! The week promises more events, driving around the country and bringing the delights of Lincoln and the University to prospective students.
I have really enjoyed the last week, despite being tiring and long it was nice to take some responsibility and have the freedom and independence to utilise the new knowledge and skills we have gained over the last two months.
Today is busy and therefore my post will have to be brief, I hope that after the rush I can sit down and reflect on the past few days and write a much more comprehensive account of the events that we attended. Continue reading
Hello from a very wet and rainy Lincoln!
Today has been pretty full on – lots of different things here and there, confirming that every day really is different in the Outreach Team. Creativity has been a big part of the day – we’ve been working on posters for the upcoming UCAS fair, promoting our next Open Day. This has allowed us to explore Photoshop in a bit more detail & really put our own spin on the advertisements, giving the prospective students something to remember. Our goal is to create 30 different posters, which when put into 3 sets will tell some form of story about university life & Lincoln. Choosing images, deciding on font & colour schemes was a task in itself and took us longer than expected! Students will need a reason to look at these posters & that’s why they need to be just right. We have until the end of next week, so with the Jubilee celebrations in between, we are cracking on with determination! Continue reading