Case Studies

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Details of completed projects and feedback quotes from the participating companies and students

Placement: Video Marketing Assistant
Company: Jillybeads Ltd
Student: Adam Stewart, Third Year Business Economics Student, Lancaster University

Jillybeads is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of high quality beads, wholesale beads and beading supplies at great low prices, helping to create imaginative bead jewellery. They approached Lancaster University with a need for video marketing assistance.

Pleased with both the performance of the student & with the support received from the UNITEPlus project.

Details of completed projects and feedback quotes from the participating companies and students

Placement : Software Program Developer
Company : Faros Engineering Ltd
Student : Anson Cheung, Final Year MSci (Hons) Software Engineering Student, Lancaster University

Faros Engineering is a metering and energy management business with a number of FTSE100 customers including Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s and Jaguar. Their services cover technical aspects, such as meter operations and secondary metering through to energy bureau and reporting. The company contacted Lancaster University in search of support in updating the front end of in-house bespoke energy management software.

Working as part of UnitePlus has been rewarding.

Details of completed projects and feedback quotes from the participating companies and students

Placement: Marketing and Business Development Coordinator
Company: Katie Craven Illustration
Student: Sophie Daniels, 3rd year BA (Hons) Advertising and Marketing Management student, Lancaster University

Katie Craven is a luxury lifestyle company which sells beautiful, luxury home wares and gifts designed by award winning designer Katie Craven, all hand-made in England. The company contacted UnitePlus with a need for marketing, consultancy and business development skills.