Fruitful freshers: university areas see a rise in pub and bar numbers

Can university areas boost licensed premises?

By Alice Leader

New university students are nearing the end of their first term so, expectedly, many would have scoped out the best pubs and bars to establish their ‘go-to’ venue by now.

New term: pub operators share their thoughts on how to make the most of freshers’ week

Getting freshers’ week right can result in loyal customers

By Emily Hawkins

Over the next two months, students will return to university, providing pubs with an opportunity to appeal to new crowds of loyal customers. The Morning Advertiser asked operators how to make the most of this time of year.

Manager of Lincoln bar, The Swan, David Andrews, and deputy manager, Danielle Marsden

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Student finalist - The Swan, Lincoln

By James Evison

The Swan is very good quality students’ union that delivers on the elements that it wants to bring together: live entertainment and music; good quality food and drink; societies and clubs; and community relations.

People 1st call for chef training promotion


People 1st call for chef training promotion

By Daniel Woolfson

Skills and workforce development charity People 1st has called on members of the hospitality industry to do their bit to combat falling numbers of new chefs.

Rob Willock:

University challenge for students who like a drink

By Rob Willock

I see that my alma mater, the University of Nottingham, is one of the seven higher-education institutions that are taking part in a pilot scheme to “create a social norm of responsible alcohol consumption by students”.

BII: wants to hear about innovations

BII & Leeds Met: tell us how you run your pub

By Adam Pescod

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) and Leeds Metropolitan University have organised a survey to identify the essential services that publicans rely on to manage their businesses.