Degree launched with Eddie Stobart leads to guaranteed jobs

By 25/07/2019University News

Alex Laffey, Chief Executive Officer of Eddit Stobart handshake with Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Kondal Reddy KandadiThe University of Bolton has launched a pioneering degree course in partnership with world-renowned transport and logistics company Eddie Stobart. The Eddie Stobart and University of Bolton’s three-year BSc degree programme in Logistics & Supply Chain Management guarantees a graduate job for successful students. Students will be interviewed by representatives of both the university and Eddie Stobart before being accepted on the course. They will combine classroom learning with a variety of work placements and get the opportunity to be exposed to all key areas of the business. Once they have successfully completed the degree, they will be taken on in a graduate job role in the company.

Kondal Reddy Kandadi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bolton, joined Alex Laffey, Chief Executive Officer of Eddie Stobart, at the company’s headquarters in Warrington to sign the contract.

Kondal said: “Signing this strategic agreement with Eddie Stobart is a great milestone for the University of Bolton and in particular for our Institute of Management. This is another excellent example of our integrated links with industry and our core philosophy of placing student success at the centre of everything we do at the university. This exciting collaboration with Eddie Stobart will enrich our student learning by providing hands-on experience in the workplace throughout the three-year degree programme with industry placements, project work and real-world skills development.”

To apply for the course, visit https://www.bolton.ac.uk/eddie-stobart/.