Festival and Event Management

Edinburgh Napier student – Brodie Sutton – is winner of UK Undergraduate Event Management Student of the Year award from the Association for Events Management Education (AEME)

Brodie Sutton standing outside the Craiglockhart campus, holding up his dissertation

For the second year in a row, an Edinburgh Napier University student has been awarded the title of UK Undergraduate Event Management Student of the Year from the Association for Events Management Education (AEME). AEME is an international organisation that aims…
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The South Asia Festival Academy is returning in September and applications are open

a graphic with the headshot of a women and the words 'Work in the festival sector? Learn from experts. South Asia Festival Academy, with the British Council and the ENU logos

South Asia is one of the most culturally diverse areas of our world. Each country within the region is home to multiple groups of people with distinct languages, religions, traditions, customs, and consequently, celebrations. Nevertheless, Festival and Event Management is…
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The Arcade: Celebrating cyber and culture at the 20th Cheltenham Science Festival

Dr Gary Kerr standing before a sign that says 'Arcade' and a two in one LGBTQAI+ and Transgender flag

Cheltenham Science Festival celebrated its 20th birthday this year with eminent scientists like Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, rubbing shoulders with a diverse group of Young Changemakers to envision what a new world could look like at this year’s festival….
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An interview with Edinburgh Napier’s star runner – Jonas Müller

Jonas Muller running on a field on a sunny day

We sat down for a chat with Jonas Müller, a German PhD student passionate about the sustainable management of mass-sporting events, who recently finished 3rd at the Wings for Life World Run, running more than 63 km in just 4…
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Second-year Event Management students raise £5700 for charity while undertaking an assignment

students at an event

The Event Management module – part of the BA (Hons) International Festival and Management degree at Edinburgh Napier University Business School – tasks students with organising an event of their choice each year. Remarkably, this year, the second-year students voluntarily…
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New toolkit to support festival sustainability in Mexico and beyond

People at a festival

Running festivals and events sustainably is an enormous challenge for the industry. Waste management is just the tip of the iceberg. Practitioners need to consider multiple factors, which can be overwhelming and difficult to manage. The good news: a new…
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ENU Student Wins AEME’s First-Ever UK Event Management Student of the Year Award

Cameron Hughes standing in front of a stage at a festival's venue

Edinburgh Napier student – Cameron Hughes – is among the first four recipients of the UK Undergraduate Event Management Student of the Year award from the Association for Events Management Education (AEME). AEME is an international organisation that aims to support…
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