Head of Lincoln School of Media, Dr. Sarah Barrow, wanted to share three good pieces of news with you.
Firstly, Media Production has been nominated for the ‘Course of the Year’ category at the University of Lincoln Students’ Union Awards. The prize ceremony will be on 9th May 2014. You can find out more about the Lincoln School of Media on our site here. Like LSM’s in the top four of all media degree courses in the UK for student employability.
Secondly, a University of Lincoln student team ‘Lincoln Valentino’, which included LSM third year Sascha Tucker (Social Media Manager at Linc TV) has won the Vodafone 24-hour challenge, with prizes including an 8 week paid internship and an iPad. Sacha said: “Our team was awarded 1st place for our new innovative idea and concept – the Relieve E-Cigarette. All animation, scripts and VO were produced by myself.” Vodafone has opportunities across the year for students and graduates and can be found on its site about careers.
Thirdly, another Media Production student, (specialising in Design) has reached the finals of the prestigious D&AD annual awards. As we await the outcome you may like to enter the New Blood Awards npower Developer Challenge 2014 ” to design an app which harnesses energy data with publicly available and device data to help consumers manage their energy use.” Closing date’s 30th May 2014 – brief’s here.