National Employability Campaign Begins | Young Academic Career Guides

As Young Academic had learnt, graduates are increasingly unlikely to find themselves with a place on a graduate scheme. As the number of student graduating vastly outstrips the number of places available, the national employability campaign could well help. Make sure you follow us at @youngacademic to keep up to date with all the developments on this issue and all your other student news.


Student News : Microsoft Office on the cheap?

As you guys know only too well, we only let advertisers onto Young Academic if they genuinely offer a service to students across the nation. Universities, festivals and career schemes have all found great results when using us as their platform and we have found you another absolute winner. With exams and dissertations no doubt looming ever larger as we move into March, the last thing you need is your Office going down or expiring. If it does, we may very well have the answer.

Young Academic Student News : World’s first ‘class in an app’ launched by Coventry University

Trendsetting photography lecturers in Coventry University’s School of Art and Design have achieved a world first with the launch of an app which delivers an undergraduate degree class directly to your iPhone free of charge. This is surely great student news for any of you tech-savvy art students in and around the Coventry area. Remember to make sure you keep up to date with all the exclusive Young Academic education news by following our facebook and twitter pages.


Young Academic Career Guides : Fancy a career in Law?

Nicholas Jervis, founder of the solicitor matching service Loyalty Law and creator of the UK’s first Twitter Law Firm, @thelegaloracle, gives Young Academic his top ten tips on how to tell if a career in law is right for you. Make sure you sign-up to the Young Academic twitter and facebook pages to keep up to date with all your student news and career guides.

Student News : Technology Awards from Bosch

A great opportunity has arisen for students and teachers to discuss the impact of technology and engineering whilst at the same time standing a chance of winning cash, work experience and top of the range products. Young Academic has discovered that the Bosch Technology Horizons Award Opportunity will be open for another two weeks and students are being urged to come forward if they have a keen interest in the subject.


Young Academic Study Guides : How has the image of Islam changed in the press since September 11th?

As you know, we don’t just bring you all of the finest student news available in the British press. We are also totally committed to bringing you first class study guides, gap year information and interview techniques. This is the first instalment of the Young Academic Study Guides and is a good example of a journalism degree dissertation. Written by Charles Whitworth in 2008, this piece of coursework achieved a 2:1 and may be a good guide for any of you embarking on dissertation for a media course. Please feel free to leave your comments below and look out for more Young Academic Study Guides. Plenty of great student news coming this week as well!


Student News : Outlook for graduates not so gloomy say HECSU

Maybe it isn’t all doom and gloom for the nation’s students after all. Further to the news earlier today that the young academics of Europe are the most pro-active demographic, HECSU have stated that recent employment statistics could be misleading. Young Academic can bring you exclusive comments from HESCU Research Director, Charlie Ball.