8th June 2006
PUPILS TO COMPETE IN UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
children from 30 schools across
The year nine pupils are taking part in the Lincolnshire Co-op Challenge which has been organised by the Co-operative Group in collaboration with Fairtrade.
The children have been devising a marketing campaign to advertise Fairtrade products such as chocolate bars, coffee or flowers which they will present to a panel of judges on Friday.
Six schools will go through to the finals and the winning entry will be announced at the end of the day.
The year’s competition follows on from the success of last years’ event with double the number of children taking part.
day the Co-op, Aimhigher, the
will also find out more about university life and what it is like to study at
Business Liaison Co-ordinator, David Gannon said: "The
school students a practical opportunity to engage with ‘real-life’ marketing
problems adds an important dimension to their studies - plus the chance to
experience a taste of university life here in
The event will be held in the main academic building on the Brayford Pool Campus from 9.45am till 3.30pm on Friday 9th June.
For more information contact:
Kate Strawson Press Officer
(01522) 886244 firstname.lastname@example.org
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