If you are a student, graduate or member of staff of the LSM, or you are just interested in our School, we invite you to share your experiences, news, career opportunities and opinions for the benefit of all, either by submitting a story for publication, or commenting on any of the 500 or so stories you can find here. Here are some recent stories:
From Sarah Swindells, Octopus Publishing Group. We’ve published a book called Brick City: Lego for Grown Ups by Warren Elsmore. To celebrate it, we’re asking people to submit a short film or animation, under a minute long. The only condition is it has to have at least one Lego constructed building in it. This competition ends at midnight on the 30th June. We’ve extended the entire thing to allow people more time. Continue reading
I have been offered a job at London-based technology/IT news website www.V3.co.uk. It’s an absolutely brilliant first job to get, and it’s a highly-regarded news source in the industry, so I’m absolutely thrilled about it. It’s a 9 month maternity contract, but it’s a great step onto the ladder. I’ll be covering IT skills/education, social media and UK tech startups. I’ll also be producing much of the website’s video content. Continue reading
Frequency festival is a digital arts festival based in Lincoln. Some of you may have already seen the posters around campus. Frequency showcases international and local work from artists who use digital tools and new media. The festival integrates art into Lincoln’s landscape in the form of installations, projections, site-specific work and live performances. More information
The festival this year will be running from the 18th October to the 26th. All the vacancies are advertised on the uol careers site and you can see them on the links below. Continue reading
Sarah Grundy, Historic Environment Officer, Lincolnshire County Council wrote “I’ve just come back from visiting the Degree Show, where I was very kindly given a tour by Gemma. Thanks very much indeed for inviting me along, it was fantastic to see all the work your students have done, I was most impressed. Continue reading
Apply now for a place at the 4Talent Day – 3rd July at The Showroom, Tritton Road, Lincoln.
This is an event where Channel 4 spills the beans on how our industry works. You meet industry professionals who can reveal what skills, experience and attitude you need to get noticed. And we share the secrets of how you can build an incredible career in the media. Continue reading
Applications are now open for this year’s Pixel Market! Part of the 7th Cross-Media Forum (15-18 October). The Pixel Market is the only finance market dedicated to getting cross-media projects off the ground.Get your applications in by Friday 26 July, 18:00 BST!
30 projects in total will be selected. The criteria are simple:
- Projects must be at an advanced stage of development
- Projects can be any genre, including hybrid
- Stories must use more than one platform – any platform – to engage audiences Continue reading
Want to work for the careers and employability team? Who wouldn’t! There are 6 internship positions, one of which is a multi media based position. We have hired media students the past three years for this post. Details. There is also a student communications internship with the library which would also be suitable for a media graduate. Details. If you are considering self employment then you might want to register for your free BECTU workshop. These positions have only been opened for some universities and we are in the lucky few. Enquiries: email@example.com Continue reading
LSM staff and students have returned from their pioneering placement at Finland’s Tampere University of Applied Sciences School of Art, Music and Media. It was the first phase of the new Media Culture 2020 scheme, which brings together students and teaching staff from Higher Education institutions across Europe. Continue reading