Postgraduate shipping students have the opportunity to engage with industry professionals and partner organisations on the development and resolution of live projects throughout the course.
Dr Stavros Karamperidis presenting at the F+L conference in Madrid.
For our latest project we worked with the European Freight and Logistics Leaders' Forum on the project 'Developing future leaders in our own organisations'.
The outcomes were presented in Madrid during the F+L conference. High level European industry leaders have attended the event and provided feedback to the work conducted from our students.
Student networking opportunities
Programme Leader Stavros Dr Stavros Karamperidis invited students to engage with industry experts at one of the most prestigious short sea conferences in Europe, the Coastlink conference.
Stavros moderated the session: The best cost and delivery solution with environmental consideration and panel members were the following key experts Andy Ellis, Country Manager of Unifeeder, Martyn Boyers Chief Executive of Grimsby Fish, Alex Veitch Head of Multimodal Policy of FTA, Duncan Buchanan Policy Director at the Road Haulage Association, Craig Barbour General Manager of Southampton Port.
This gave students the opportunity to practice their networking technique with professionals, gain insight into the business world and increase confidence in approaching and talking to professionals and businesses.