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Our news stories highlight all the great things going on at Pearson College London, including our students’ achievements, so they’re a great way to keep up to date with life here.

  • Week 4 by Nicola Hatfield

    Entering week 4, everyone’s fundraising proposals are beginning to take shape. Some people are selling merchandise, others are hosting events, and some are promoting their chosen charities through social media challenges.

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  • The Access Platform Hackathon

    Pearson Business School students battled it out, creating their own student recruitment concepts and pitching to a professional panel of judges from academic institutes and digital companies. The TAP Hackathon was run in collaboration with our business incubator - The Access Platform. 

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  • Week 3 by Katherine Everest

    The major challenges for this week were trying to agree on the format for the recipe book, and to ensure that we are sticking to our target market. We have decided to create a 'build your own' cookbook, in which you start with a base (rice, potatoes, pasta, bread, etc.) and build your meals from there.

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  • Week 3 by Nicola Hatfield

    Throughout week 3, we needed to think about finance and whether our plans to fundraise would actually be profitable. Our group have had many ideas, but all seem to have had some reason why they wouldn’t work due to funds. However, I am pleased to say we now have a name that we are allowed to use, and a plan to raise money without putting pressure on ourselves for finance.

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  • Hot off the Press! Brilliant Employability Skills - By Frances Trought

    Our Head of Student Talent Development, Frances Trought, has written a new book about how to get ahead in the competitive graduate jobs market. Her latest publication provides an up-to-date overview into developing the all-important tools and techniques that allow graduates to gain and communicate employability skills and behaviours. Discover invaluable information to help you gain your dream graduate job!

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  • Week 2 by Katherine Everest

    This week has been really good, the team really has worked together to get things started. 

    It was interesting to write the business structure report and arguing for and against our chosen business structure. It was also fun to think of a name for our business which is catchy and relevant, but hasn’t been taken. This has been a challenging but fun part of this project. We had to change our initial company name 'United for Change' to 'Healthy Happy Days' as the company name was taken, and it also aligned with our objectives.

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  • Week 2 by Nicola Hatfield

    During week 2 of our assessment, we were to focus on the legal aspect of setting up and running our own organisation. After an insightful lecture, we knew what the key things were that we would need to focus on, and we began to think about the structure that our organisation would take.

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  • Young Enterprise - Company of the Year Awards 2017

    Young Enterprise

    The Young Enterprise Company Programme allows students aged 15 to 19 to form their own real business before designing, marketing and selling their own product or service to the public. They can sell shares to raise capital, are provided with a business bank account by HSBC, and have sales opportunities at markets across London throughout the academic year.

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