Schools Out For Music

GUYO Group shot 2015[1]

The summer holidays are just around the corner and this August there’s a rare opportunity for young musical maestros to be a part of a one-of-a-kind, world music and jazz …

Max Speed Motors: The World’s Fastest Cars

infographic - Benfield Motors - the worlds fastest cars

Ever wondered which car can leave all others in the dust? Drive Benfield is here to help, with an infographic that looks at some of the world’s fastest cars – …

Wednesday Infographic: The History of Heels

Jones Bootmaker - History of Heels Outreach

Some more infographic fun for you today here at Young Academic, this time we have a great visual regarding the History of Heels. We listen to our readers here at the national student news service and you guys asked for more quirky features just like this one to accompany our ever popular student and education news updates, so we have duly obliged!

BFI Future Film Festival Returns to Southbank for Eighth Year

future film festival

The hugely popular BFI Future Film Festival, which offers 15-25 year olds interested in pursuing a career in the film and creative industries a unique opportunity to obtain access to members of the industry and attend a wealth of talks, master classes and networking events, returns to BFI Southbank for it’s 8th year from 20-22 February 2015

How Playing Online Poker Responsibly Could Boost Your Grey Matter

Online gambling has received some real flak over the years. Of course, the perils of becoming addicted to gambling are clear for all to see, but the same is true of a whole host of other vices. The phrase “all things in moderation” comes to mind as Young Academic has recently discovered – poker as a pastime can actually have a positive effect on the student psyche.

Visionquest THIRTEEN Arrives at Victoria Warehouse


Warehouse Project season may be over, but that doesn’t mean the end of the festivities at Victoria Warehouse. It’s a busy old time for the music scene at present, with a plethora of additions to the Festival Guide and this weekend sees the eagerly anticipated arrival of Visionquest THIRTEEN to Manchester.