As you know, Young Academic is committed to bringing the student community news of all the most engaging events occurring across the UK. ‘Sculpting My City’ is part of Stories of the World: London, a Cultural Olympiad project by London’s local museums involving more than 1,000 young people.
ActionAid is asking dance music fans to throw a party or club night – no matter how big or small – to mark World AIDS Day on December 1st. Donating a unique playlist of his current favourite tracks, DJ Carl Cox is appealing to fans to get on board and throw a party to highlight the HIV/AIDS pandemic worldwide.
Retail Eyes, the UK’s leading specialist in customer experience improvement programmes, has seen a 75% increase in students signing up to become a Mystery Shopper this week, with numbers going from 200 to almost 2,000 in just one day!
With applications for City Hall’s London Ambassadors for London 2012 expected to exceed the 8,000 positions available, Stories of the World: London offers further chances for young Londoners to get involved in the excitement of London 2012.
Check out this exclusive video by Parisian five-piece Syd Matters.
The band have confirmed their first UK shows and release their album ‘Brotherocean’ through Because Music in February. Syd Matters will support Yann Tiersen in London and Cambridge as well as headlining their own London show.
Just started uni and feeling a little clueless?
For an artist, when a video of one of your songs gets 15 million hits on Youtube you know you’re doing well – you might even say you’re doing ‘awesome!’ Renowned the world over for their hilarious live show, Australia’s biggest comedy band, The Axis of Awesome will be performing for one night only at London’s Bush Hall on Thursday November 4th.
Richard Hughes, drummer with the hugely popular British band Keane, was on hand to help pupils at Harris Academy Crystal Palace launch Amnesty International.
In just a few weeks nearly 500,000 students will embark on their university careers which, for most, will be an enriching growth experience – academically and emotionally. But, with the inevitable prospect of mounting graduate debts, Bacs is encouraging students not to let the excitement of new found freedom cloud their financial judgement, a mistake which can plunge them further into the red.
The High Commissioner of Malaysia for the UK and The Mayor of Charnwood officially open the new Jom Makan restaurant at Loughborough Students’ Union.