Robert Haslam – experience v degree

Robert is Head of External Relations at Givey UK

While academic qualifications are important, in the world of PR it is experience which speaks for itself. Not once has a client or potential client been interested in communication models or even whether I had a degree. What they care about is ‘does this person have the expertise to get my company’s name into the media’. It is for this reason that you really can’t afford not to do a year in industry. Continue reading

Kathryn (Kat) Keshmiri

I graduated from the University of Lincoln in with a BA (Hons) in Public Relations. After completing my Master’s degree in 2009 I obtained a five-month work placement with Step Enterprise before gaining my first graduate Marketing role with Lonza; a worldrenowned chemical manufacturer based in Basel, Switzerland. Continue reading