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LSST launches ‘Mental Health Champions’ initiative on University Mental Health Day
by Connect Admin - Thursday, 4 March 2021, 5:36 PM
 

Today is University Mental Health Day, an annual opportunity to raise awareness of the mental health challenges faced by students and staff across the higher education sector. To venerate the day, LSST is launching its mental health champions initiative to help students feel more comfortable about discussing mental health issues. More details

 
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LSST students speak with the creatives behind viral Weetabix and Heinz beans tweet
by fahim hasan - Thursday, 4 March 2021, 12:05 PM
 

What Marvel’s Endgame did for assembling the Avengers, Weetabix did for brands in a single internet-breaking tweet that asked fans to bizarrely enjoy Weetabix with Heinz Baked Beans. With over 134.5K responses from well-known brands, celebrities and even mentions at the House of Commons, social media has never seen anything quite like it. LSST arranged for its students to speak with Graham Goodkind – the founder and CEO of Frank PR – about how his team created the landmark tweet. More Details

 
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LSST’s Deputy CEO speaks with the British Retail Consortium about 11 months of pandemic turmoil
by Connect Admin - Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 3:24 PM
 
The pandemic continues to rewrite the rules of retail. Covid-19 has plunged Britain into the deepest recession on record – and, when it comes to job losses, the retail sector has been the hardest hit. In a risky wait-and-see mode, the challenges faced by brick-and-mortar retailers have accelerated at shocking speed as consumers opt for stay-at-home orders 11 long months into the pandemic.

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Letter to LSST/Bucks New University students
by Connect Admin - Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 9:54 AM
 

Dear LSST/Bucks New University students 

 

On the 22nd of February 2021, as you already know the Prime Minister announced the government’s four-step plan to release England from lockdown, and the Government also updated its guidance accordingly. 

 

Indeed, Michelle Donelan, the Minister for ...

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LSST students speak with the British Government’s digital estate – GOV.UK – about power, progress and potential amid the pandemic
by Connect Admin - Friday, 29 January 2021, 6:44 PM
 

Moving from a world orientated around persuasion to one around usability, GOV.UK was built to help transmute how people interact with the British government. As the single source of truth for government services, GOV.UK makes these services quick to find, easy to understand and simple to use. Several LSST students were given an exceptional and extraordinary opportunity to speak with Jen Allum, the Head of GOV.UK, about the power, progress and potential of the digital estate amid the pandemic. More details