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Young Londoners carve out their vision of Roman London


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.


Ibizan legend creates exclusive playlist to kick off World Aids Day


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.


Cash strapped students sign up to be a Mystery Shopper


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!


Syd Matters


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.


The Axis of Awesome


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.

Campus News

Student euphoria clouds financial judgement


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.

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