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How Important is Teaching Ethics at Degree Level?

We are now 9 weeks into the academic year, the third year of my PR degree. That also means that I am now 9 weeks into my Ethics, Issues and Crisis Management unit. With deadlines looming and Christmas soon approaching, the end of this unit draws nearer. So as I reflect over this academic year so far, I have been thinking about how important ethics is within the industry and how PR professionals should have a full understanding, particularly when…

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    This Time Last Year

    This time last year I had finished my final year at school and was enjoying a three month long summer before I embarked on my journey to Southampton ready for the next stage in my life. For many people, this is a nerve-racking time awaiting…

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    My Placement With Steadfast Collective

    Last week I had the privilege of completing a placement with Steadfast Collective, a development and content production company, located in Southampton. The team of five welcomed me into their office and I spent the week working alongside Rachel as they began their PR campaign…

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    One Third of My Degree Is Complete!

    On Friday, I handed in my final assignment of my first year at University. Crazy! It has gone incredibly quickly and has been the most amazing, yet scary, experience I think I have ever had. As I handed in that last assignment, I felt a…

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    Crisis Simulation Event

    Today we had our last PR event of this academic year, a crisis simulation! This in particular was an event I was incredibly excited about due to the unknown scenario we would be given as well as an insight into how a crisis could be…

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    My Very First PR Event

    9.00am – Three of us first year students walk into room TS212 early on a Wednesday morning ready fora busy day ahead of us. Those studying PR were gathered to partake in Solent’s ‘E-Campaign In A Day’ where us students were given the task titled ‘Solent…

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    What Is PR?

    Since I decided to do my degree in public relations, I have been asked multiple times what exactly that is. It is not a very well known concept amongst the general public and in my mind is very hard to explain. Whenever I tell people…