Daily Archives: 13/01/2012

Law schools should focus on student job prospects, not new logos

BPP Law School has riled its students by launching an eyebrow-raisingly expensive, yet hardly eye-catching, new logo – just weeks after putting up the cost of its course fees by 5%. The simple image of a lion contained within a … Continue reading

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From Hollywood to children’s fantasy books

Christopher Columbus who produced the third Harry Potter film has signed a deal with Harper Collins to write a trilogy of children’s fantasy books together with co-author Ned Vizzini. The books will follow the adventures of the Pagett siblings, who … Continue reading

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Graduates without work experience will struggle in 2012’s job market

A report by High Fliers Research indicates that previous work experience in a firm whilst undergoing higher education was a requirement for one-third of graduate vacancies. After surveying the 2012 graduate job market, the research concluded that employers expected to … Continue reading

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McDonald’s to give away 9m Michael Morpurgo books with kids’ meals

Fast-food giant will give away Mudpuddle Farm books for younger readers with purchase of food. From the red carpet to the golden arches: an unlikely champion in the battle to get children reading has emerged in the shape of McDonald’s, … Continue reading

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Selfridges to open in-store library

Whilst many libraries are under threat Selfridges announce that they are to launch 15,000 book pop-up library in Oxford Street, London, as part of the Words Words Words event. The department store has opened a pop-up branch for the next … Continue reading

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