Monthly Archives: June 2011

UK students heading to the US

The Guardian reported on Wednesday that America’s Ivy League colleges are experiencing an influx of British students. This increase appears to be a direct response to fears that UK universities are “creaking at the limits” as cuts are made and … Continue reading

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Magazine move for What Car? editor

Jim Holder begins his new job this week, as editor of the popular magazine publication Autocar. Holder was previously the editor of the magazine What Car? By taking on this new role he has replaced Chas Hallett, who has moved … Continue reading

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Internet poet’s print legacy

Whilst British poet Margaret Ann Griffiths (1947-2009) was pretty much unknown in the print media, she was widely respected in the world of internet poetry and hailed on the Academy of American Poets website as, ‘one of the up-and-coming poets … Continue reading

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Information Governance Toolkit – voluntary sector requirements

When version 9 of the Information Governance Toolkit was released earlier this year, it brought with it the opportunity for organisations belonging to the voluntary sector to undertake Information Governance assessment and registration. The voluntary sector ‘view’ on the Information … Continue reading

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Welsh Universities unable to charge high tuition fees

The Guardian reported last week that Welsh universities have been told they cannot charge higher tuition fees next year unless they rewrite their plans to encourage more poor teenagers to take up places. All 10 Welsh universities and four of … Continue reading

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Radio opportunity for poets

The national radio station Amazing Radio is looking for poets and other spoken word artists to read their work to the nation. Mark Ryan, who produces the station’s folk roots show, explains, ‘you can either send recordings of individuals reading … Continue reading

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Strange new website from JK Rowling

The Guardian reported yesterday that Harry Potter fans, “have been sent into a frenzy of excitement” after the creator of their favourite wizard, JK Rowling, launched a mysterious new website. The website, Pottermore.com, currently only shows the word “Pottermore” on … Continue reading

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Yay for Jam Media!

Dublin’s digital animation firm has announced that it is looking for more than 20 new recruits! The new jobs to be created will focus around animated content creation, software development and production, with a particular focus on new platforms and … Continue reading

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Next round of CQC’s dignity and nutrition reports released

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have published their next batch of reports from the Dignity and nutrition inspection programme. Via their website you can now find reports for: Bedford Hospital NHS Trust Burton Hospitals NHS Trust Croydon Health Services NHS … Continue reading

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Peter Andre and Boris Johnson come together over children’s literacy

Pop singer, TV personality and father of two Peter Andre joined forces with Mayor of London Boris Johnson at London’s Botwell Green Library on Tuesday 14th June, launching a new reading and literacy scheme for children between the ages of … Continue reading

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