Thursday 27th July 2017,

Books

Sticking With Print – How Kid’s Magazines are Enduring the Digital Age

Sticking With Print – How Kid’s Magazines are Enduring the Digital Age

Few industries have been hit harder by the digital revolution than print magazines. A report written by The Guardian in 2014 found that UK consumer magazines as a whole had lost £1m in sales during the first half of the year, falling 4.4% compared to the previous six months. [...]

June 23, 2015 Charles Whitworth Books 0

Voilà! New Book Takes No-Nonsense Approach to Improving French Grammar

Voilà! New Book Takes No-Nonsense Approach to Improving French Grammar

As the nation's favourite student news site, Young Academic is very excited to announce that Caroline Tracey has announced the launch of her new French grammar book for Sixth Form students and beyond. [...]

March 21, 2013 Charles Whitworth Books, Course Guides, Education News, Student News 0

Green Messiah | A Novel About the Psychological Impact of Living on the Brink of the Climate Change Apocalypse

Green Messiah | A Novel About the Psychological Impact of Living on the Brink of the Climate Change Apocalypse

As the nation's number one education news site, Young Academic is totally committed to all things academia. The obviously includes encouraging all forms of literature. Our latest book review focuses on The Green Messiah, a provocative work that may have the more left wing amongst you quite riveted. [...]

August 19, 2012 Charles Whitworth Books 5

Blackwell’s to White Label CourseSmart eTextbooks and Educational Materials

Blackwell’s to White Label CourseSmart eTextbooks and Educational Materials

Young Academic can reveal that Blackwell’s will offer CourseSmart eTextbook rentals through a white label integration with its eCommerce website and stores. Further to our announcement back in April, this latest venture looks set to cement CourseSmart position as the UK's premier supplier of eTextbooks. [...]

August 10, 2012 Charles Whitworth Books, Education News 4

Students To Save Up To 40% On Resources With CourseSmart eCommerce Platform

Students To Save Up To 40% On Resources With CourseSmart eCommerce Platform

Young Academic can bring fantastic news for students around the United Kingdom as they can now save up to 40% with rental access to all of their university and college textbooks. As the UK’s number one source of relevant education news, we really can’t extol the virtues of this service enough as it could help [...]

April 16, 2012 Charles Whitworth Books, Education News, Technology 10

Encyclopaedia Britannica Shuts Down Following Dominance of Digital Media

Encyclopaedia Britannica Shuts Down Following Dominance of Digital Media

Truly sad news today as The Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced that it is to cease publication. As an academic publication, we are truly gutted here at Young Academic to see one of the most iconic publications the world has seen fall by the wayside as sites such as Wikipedia continue to dominate. [...]

March 14, 2012 Charles Whitworth Books, Student News, UK News 6

More than Fifty Percent of British Students Do Not Budget for Reading Materials

More than Fifty Percent of British Students Do Not Budget for Reading Materials

As Young Academic has today learnt, more than half of the students studying in the United Kingdom do not put money aside for their all important textbooks and other literature. A recent survey conducted by National Book Tokens showed that 56% of new students did not list books as an essential expenditure. Read on [...]

September 30, 2011 Charles Whitworth Books, Campus News, Education News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Money, Student News 5

Students Can Swap Old Textbooks for Credit Through New Amazon Trade-In Programme

Students Can Swap Old Textbooks for Credit Through New Amazon Trade-In Programme

Students can trade-in unwanted textbooks in exchange for Amazon.co.uk gift card credit, as Young Academic discovered today. Amazon.co.uk has announced the launch of Textbooks Trade-In, part of the Amazon.co.uk Trade-In Programme. This announcement will be fantastic student news for anyone with a backlog of unwanted textbooks as they can return these for Amazon credit [...]

July 21, 2011 Charles Whitworth Books, Education News, Entertainment, Student News 2

Listen to the greatest 20th century British and American poets read their own work

Listen to the greatest 20th century British and American poets read their own work

To celebrate National Poetry Day on 7 October, the British Library releases two new additions to its popular series of literary spoken word CDs, featuring many previously unpublished recordings of great British and American poets of the 20th century reading their own poems and often with their own spoken introductions. From T S Eliot’s sombre, [...]

October 4, 2010 Charles Whitworth Books, Campus News, Student Events, UK News 1

Karl Pilkington Interview

Karl Pilkington Interview

As he prepares for the release of his new book ‘Happy Slapped by a Jellyfish’ – Xfm’s Karl Pilkington took some time out to speak to Charles Whitworth about working with Ricky Gervais, his new book and why he would eat a kangaroo’s genitalia! [...]

September 13, 2010 Charles Whitworth Books, Entertainment, Features, Interviews 4