Congratulations to Ollie Cameron (C3 2010-15) who won the Student Visual Journalist award in the Today Student Journalism Awards 2019. As part of his prize he gets to spend a week with the Today editorial team at the BBC next year. The awards were announced on Monday evening and you can hear Ollie on Tuesday’s […]
Congratulations to Alex Younger (SU 1976-81), Head of MI6, who was awarded a knighthood on this weekend’s birthday honours list.
Artist, Duncan Shoosmith (SU 1982-87) has been crowned Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 in the final of the competition which was screened on Tuesday April 16. As part of the prize he was commissioned to paint a portrait of Tom Jones, shown in the above photo. You can find out more about […]
Congratulations to William Wyldbore-Smith (CO 1961-67) who has been made vice lord lieutenant of Wiltshire.
THE work of Sam Morshead (LI 2000-05), Digital Editor at the Cricketer, has helped The Cricketer win the Outstanding Online Coverage of Domestic Cricket award in the ECB Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards. The prize, which has been claimed by BBC Online and ESPNcricinfo in recent years, reflects both The Cricketer’s commitment to the county game […]
TEACH A Man to Fish – produced by Ian Packard (BH 2003-08) – received the prestigious Gold Arrow award for ‘Best Student Commercial’ at this year’s British Arrows CRAFT Awards, which took place on Wednesday 23rd November 2016 in London. Teach A Man to Fish was made as part of the school’s Bridges to Industry […]
THIS Friday on BBC Radio 6, Lewis Borg-Cardona’s (BH 1973-77) latest network radio show airs. Steve Levine presents two hours of ‘Alternative 80s: An Insider’s History Of Pop’, sitting in for Iggy Pop (7-9pm), as part of the BBC’s ‘My Generations 1980s’ strand. The show is programmed and written by Lewis, with interviewees including Midge […]
ROBERT Perrins (SU 1979-83) has been awarded an honorary degree to mark the 50th Anniversary of Aston University’s award of a Royal Charter and status as a University. 23 honorary degrees were awarded to prominent Aston graduates, luminaries and leading figures from throughout the University’s history. Robert graduated with an honours degree in Geological sciences […]
NICK Allport (SU 2006-11) will set out to run the Pennine Way starting on Monday 15th August. Along with a childhood friend, Nick will be attempting to run the 268-miles along the Penine Way. “We have split it up into ten marathon length sections, which we are attempting to run back to back in ten […]
LAST year’s BBC Radio 2 series 30 Years Man And Boy, A Calmer Chameleon: The Boy George Story, was written and produced by Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77). The programme, for Magnum Opus Broadcasting, has just won a Gold Award at the 2016 New York Festivals ‘World’s Best Radio Programs‘ competition. Click here to list Add […]