2013 – 14 – Advertising Placement Student Profile – Callum Nixon at MicroNav

Placement Job Title: Marketing Assistant, MicroNav “I spent my placement working for Bournemouth based company ‘Micro Nav’. This is our team at the biggest industry event in Madrid, standing in front of the stand that I helped design. It was a very proud moment for me and a great experience.” (Callum Nixon, far right)  

2013 – 14 – Advertising Placement Student Profile – Georgia Scobie

Placement Job Titles: PR Assistant, Beauty Department @ Imagination PR, Beauty PR and Online Assistant @ Amazing PR, Marketing Intern and Shelter Assistant @ Furkidz in South Africa  ‘When I first started thinking about my placement year, I wasn’t sure as to what path I wanted to go down. Now, nearly a year on, I am thankful… Read more »

2013-14 Student Profile – Zoe Markell, Advertising

“I’m so glad I opted to do a variety of internships for my Placement year. I’ve acquired many valuable skills, from a variety of different industries and environments, and even cultures! Working abroad was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made; I had a life-changing experience and my personal and business skills have grown… Read more »

CMC final years to present at 4th annual Promotional Communications Conference

Tomorrow nearly 50 advertising, marketing and public relations undergraduates will present their dissertation research at CMC’s Fourth Annual Promotional Communications Conference at the Executive Business Centre. The conference, expected to draw more than 100 delegates, will hear papers on a variety of topics from insights about how young people use the latest social media tools… Read more »

Marketing final year is best in ‘New Blood’ competition

By Cliff Van Wyk, Senior Lecturer Final year marketing student  Ross Nance is this year’s Best of Year in the 2014 D&AD New Blood Awards in the Sky category. In this hotly-contested category, Ross’s entry was a ’stand-out’, and clearly displayed his strategic and creative skills. His ‘Decisions’ campaign featured an integrated campaign across print, online, outdoor and radio promoting the… Read more »

Advertising students scoop top student award for second time in 3 years

By Melanie Gray, Lecturer and Consultant in Marketing & Advertising A team of final year advertising students took top honours in the prestigious AdVenture student competition in Barcelona this month. Team Fellow’s Cameron Black, Flo Evans, Marta Cowburn Cuesta and Laura Merchan Mcaulay collected their awards in front of a rapturous audience. The award was presented at… Read more »

CMC’s Garry Hendry wins Best Media School placement student

By Vianna Renaud Placement Development Advisor It was with great pleasure that I presented the award for Best in Media School 2012-13 Placement Student to AMC student Garry Hendry. Completing his placement year as the Sales Development and Digital Distribution Intern at Disney in London, he didn’t fail to impress. Not only was he the… Read more »

CMC students head to Barcelona as finalists in Ad Venture

 Two teams of final-year advertising students are finalists in the EACA’s annual Ad Venture competition. These two BU teams are amongst three finalist teams. The eight students from Fellow and Daffadowndilly agencies will head to Barcelona on 9 May for the edcom annual conference. At the event, they’ll find out which of the three finalist… Read more »

Keynotes announced for CMC’s Promotional Communications annual Conference

The 50 final year dissertation students signed up to present at the fourth annual Promotional Communications Conference on 23 May will be treated to the acumen of two keynotes with a combined 40 years experience in  exploiting the value of research insights for brand owners. This week, the conference organising team announced that Chris Nurko, Global Chairman… Read more »

CMC brings ‘FutureRising’ to BU

Wednesday afternoon, CMC will welcome an outstanding list of speakers to address the future of the communications industry. The event is part of the CMC masterclass series and has been locally organised by CMC’s Amber Burton, undergraduate framework leader and programme leader for the MA in advertising. ‘FutureRising’ features the top brass from AKQA as well… Read more »