Hair and Beauty Department

Global Entrepreneurship

Week 2009

Our Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy students, led by their enterprise champion, are accustomed to regular enterprise activity through their courses. Below are a number of examples of the activities that they plan, often for charities and good causes, which took place in Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009.

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Blackpool Here We Come

Level 2 Hairdressing students were struggling to find the funds to take themselves to Blackpool to the industries National competitions and trade fair. They collected items to make a hamper and raised £340 to enable them to attend.

Catwalk on a Budget

Level 1 hairdressing students were set a task to research and individually present ideas on how to achieve a catwalk look on a set budget.

Coffee, Cake and a Treatment

Holistic Therapy Diploma students made homemade refreshments and offered them with a holistic treatment. £58 was raised for Children in Need.

Help for Heroes

Groups raised money for the Help for Heroes charity:-

Combined Level 1 Hair and Beauty had a pyjama party and raised £163

Level 2 beauty raised £161 with a wear what you want day

Level 2 hair raised £300 by collecting donations at Asda, Castleford

Hive of Beauty
An employer from Hive of Beauty came in to give advice and demonstrations on this area of work with level 2 nail services students

How to get a Job at Harvey Nics
An employee from the cosmetics department advised on how to get a job and what working there involved for level 2 beauty students

Modern Day Entrepreneurs
Level 2 beauty students researched well known entrepreneurs and presented their findings to the rest of the group

Breast Cancer Care
Groups raised money for the Breast Cancer Care charity:-

Level 3 beauty students completed treatments and raised £60 with Pink Friday

Level 2 combined hair and beauty students raised £87 with Think Pink

Talk from a Salon Owner
Level 2 combined hair and beauty students benefitted from a talk on setting up and running a salon from a local employer

Wax Lyrical
Level 2 Beauty students waxed men’s legs to raise £250 for the NSPCC

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