Elbow to Record BBC Soundtrack for London 2012 Olympic Games

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Young Academic, the UK’s national student portal, can today bring the exciting news that British band Elbow are to record the BBC’s soundtrack for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The band said they were “knocked out” to get the role.


World’s First Ever Emergency Music Network Launched by ActionAid

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Young Academic can reveal that ActionAid is calling on all students in the United Kingdom with a passion for music to get involved with ActionAid Live. In exciting education news, the charity is launching an unprecedented emergency music network featuring such bands as Everything Everything and Chapel Club.


Winter Festival Comes to London to Promote Cultural Diversity

As a primary student portal, Young Academic brings news on the culturally diverse events that will be taking place in London from November the 18th to January the 11th 2012. London will be teaming with exciting events and Young Academic prides itself on providing you with the details of these events.


John Peel Day Marks the Seventh Anniversary of Iconic DJs Death

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Here at Young Academic HQ, we have been marking John Peel Day by listening to all of our favourite albums, many of which were championed by the man himself during an epic career. We’re sure that none of you need reminding who John Peel was or what he achieved, but we have decided to mark a truly important day with a quick little reminder.


Primal Scream Disgusted With Tory Use Of Their Song

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Political Party Conferences are closely watched by the nation as our main parties try to show us they are the right people to lead the country, they have the best policies and they are in touch with us, the public


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

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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 to find out more about this intriguing education news story…


Trilogy Part I Kicks Off in Leeds to Give Clubbers a Glimpse of What’s to Come

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The Young Academic School of Music is not just concerned with Warehouse Project and the Ultimate Festival Guide, we will be updating you on every musical event worth its salt this academic year. While Annie Mac was lighting up Store Street last weekend, a remarkable series of club nights by the name of Trilogy were getting underway in Leeds.