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Erin Gilroy — BA (Hons) Events Management About you “I am a final year Events Management student from Cupar in Fife.” Why did you choose to study Events Management and why QMU? “I was inspired to be an events manager by a family friend who is a talent booker and I wanted to do all the cool and interesting things he got to do.” Have your benefited from any scholarships or awards at QMU? “The highlight of my time at QMU for me was being awarded the Apex Hotels Dr Norman Springford Scholarship and getting the chance to do an internship with Apex Hotels, where I’ve learnt a number of new practical skills, including more in-depth knowledge about the hotel industry, presentation skills, research and consultancy, as well a practical application of computer programmes. “I went through an interview process where eventually three students, including myself, were chosen for a £1,000 scholarshi