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Useful websites for London 2012

The start of the Games is fast approaching, with an abundance of related events and activities already in full swing. Like London itself, it can all be hard to navigate if you haven’t a clue where to start. Here are … Continue reading

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Chelsea alumnus Anish Kapoor’s Orbit unveiled (officially!)

We reported on it over two years ago – when it was first commissioned – but today Anish Kapoor’s 114.5 sculpture was officially unveiled (despite being clearly visible for three months now). The Chelsea College of Art and Design alumnus’ … Continue reading

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UAL wins Silver!

Congratulations are in order to the university for winning the Silver Award for Creative Cultural Project at the Podium Awards Evening last night! Podium is the further and higher education unit for the 2012 Games and it is UAL’s London … Continue reading

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Yannakis Jones’ Olympic and Paralympic films for BMW

Yannakis Jones is an Associate Lecturer in Advertising Communication at Central Saint Martins, and has won numerous awards – working for both London agencies and independently. Yannakis recently completed work on a series of films, BMW presents: The Ultimate Performance. … Continue reading

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Chelsea alumna Louise Giblin: Body Casting Olympians

Sculptor and Chelsea alumna Louise Giblin has spent the last year working on a unique Olympian venture: body casting five British sporting heroes. The resulting sculptures will raise money for brain injury charity Headfirst and will be exhibited twice, in … Continue reading

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UAL shortlisted for a Creative Cultural Project award

The University of the Arts London has been shortlisted for a gold or silver in Podium’s ‘Award for Creative Cultural Project.’ Podium is the further and higher education unit for the 2012 Games and it is UAL’s London 2012 progamme … Continue reading

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Musical Torch in the Cultural Olympiad

In October last year, the Musical Torch collaboration between the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields and Central Saint Martins started through a simple conversation. As a result, students from CSM’s MA Creative Practice For Narrative Environments worked with … Continue reading

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Be a Freelance Reporter or Press Assistant for Podium – deadline Friday 24th February

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Podium. London 2012’s Further and Higher Education Unit are looking to recruit three Freelance Reporters and one Press Office Assistant to help report London 2012 stories from across Britain’s colleges and universities. Successful candidates … Continue reading

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Welcome the world: be a Camden 2012 volunteer

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Olympic TESTIMONIES from Twitter to the Streets of London

A few months ago we reported on TESTIMONIES, the community arts project that was launched by LCC alumnus Lorenzo Belenguer and canvassed personal experiences of the Olympic and Paralymic Games from the public. As the project is evolving in the … Continue reading

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