Ospreys recognised at Employability Awards

Ospreys Rugby was presented with a Swansea Employability Academy Award 2018 at the Swansea University Employability Awards.

The Awards are given to employer organisations in recognition of their special relationship in supporting the employability of Swansea University students.   

The special award was presented to Ospreys Rugby to acknowledge the value of the one-year work placement scholarship programme that the organisation provides for students on the University’s MA Communication, Media Practice & PR course. 

The scholarships have been running for four years and students who have undertaken the scholarship have all gone on to secure excellent media and marketing jobs within high profile organisations. 

Says Dr Sian Rees, Head of the Media & Communication Academic Department at Swansea University:

“Our relationship with Ospreys Rugby is invaluable.  It is so important for students to gain real-world experience to understand the fast pace and challenges of today’s digital media, PR and communications jobs.  The Ospreys have provided an encouraging and supportive environment for students to grow in both confidence and experience.  I am really delighted they have received this very well-deserved award”.

Pictured collecting the award are Dorian Evans of Ospreys in the Community and Nick Lockley, Ospreys Rugby.