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22 June 2021

Global Academy Students Take Part in Advertising Pitch with Co-Op and Dentsu UK

Global Academy partnered with Dentsu UK advertising agency and their flagship schools programme, The Code to challenge students on a live advertising brief with convenience retailer Co-op The Rise Up Creative Challenge tasked Global Academy students to develop a creative digital advertising campaign in response to a real Co-Op on three areas of focus for […]

22 June 2021

Ashley Lands Place in Prestigious Ad School Creative programme

Ashley De Guzman who graduated from Year 13 in June 2021 has secured one of twenty places on the prestigious D&AD Shift with Google programme this Summer as she kick starts her career in the industry with this unique programme. The Shift programme which is run by D&AD is a bridging programme designed for young […]

14 June 2021

Charlotte Becomes Runner Up in Sky and Adobe Challenge

Global Academy student, Charlotte Brabin in Year 12 has secured a runner up place against hundreds of other schools in a unique competition hosted by Adobe and Sky. The project called ‘The Edit’ aimed to inspire young people to become digital storytellers and help develop their creative and soft skills to better prepare them for […]

27 May 2021

Global Academy Graduates Land Number One Spot in UK Charts

Global Academy graduates Richard Bagnulo, Bruce Dodin, Russell Wiggins and Harry Diffey had a taste of success this week with two number one singles in the iTunes chart thanks to listeners of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X. The collective formed the band ‘Blyth Road’ while at the Academy – named after the road the school is based […]

14 May 2021

Global Academy Shortlisted for Creative School of the Year 2021

We’re delighted to have been shortlisted in the TES Schools Awards 2021 in the hotly contested Creative School of the Year category.  The Tes Schools Awards are the coined as the “Oscars” of the education sector and celebrate the achievements of staff and schools across the UK. The Tes Schools Awards are a fantastic way to join together in these isolating times, to celebrate […]

23 April 2021

D&AD Director Talks to Year 13 Digital Students about Opportunities for a Career in Creativity

Design and Art Direction (D&AD), formerly known as British Design and Art Direction, is a British educational organisation that was created in 1962 to promote global creative, design and advertising communities and celebrates brilliance in commercial creativity. They are best known for the D&AD pencil programme. Since 1962, the D&AD Pencil has represented the very best in […]

19 April 2021

Year 12 Students Receive a One-to-One Industry Mentor from Global

The programme is designed so that everyone wins. Our students get supportive and real life career guidance and thirty Global employers get training and development and access to an incredible network of diverse talent – all this helps to make the creative industries more diverse and inclusive. Students were able to work directly with their […]

19 April 2021

Karina and Ashley Interview Smooth Radio’s Jenni Falconer

Karina Broda in Year 12 and Ashley De Guzman in Year 13 hosted a live stream ‘In Conversation’ style event with Smooth Radio’s Jenni Falconer as part of the week. The students quizzed Jenni on everything from the challenges and highlights of her broadcasting career to which inspiring woman she’d have to a dinner party. […]

19 April 2021

Global Academy Girls Spend Time with Rylan Clark

The Rise Up UTC Mentoring Programme is a UK-based scheme that supports 23 young women aged 16-18 years old in pursuing a career in the broadcast media technology industry. Tara Masic (Year 13), Mara Vancea (Year 13), Jodie East (Year 12) and Kai Randles (Year 11) were selected to take part in the six month […]

19 April 2021

Students Get to Work with Big Brands on Campaigns

Working with Top Clients Students spent the Spring Term getting a taste of life in the creative industry by working on our annual Branded Content project with Global’s commercial team as well as the media, creative and digital agencies of some of the world’s biggest brands –  KFC, Samsung, Reebok, Co-Op, GiffGaff and HSBC. Students […]

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