A Career in Advertising with a Philosophy degree……

Delighted to have this great guest post from Edinburgh philosophy alumnus George Gunn, Content Strategist, The Leith Agency. Although written from the perspective of a philosophy student, a lot of the messages apply to many other students studying non-vocational degrees. Interested in advertising? Come and hear more about Digital Media & Advertising this Wednesday 2nd … Continue reading A Career in Advertising with a Philosophy degree……

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Global media market, growing, evolving…..

Thanks to my colleague Janet Forsyth for this post which gives an update on the media sector picking up on some research done by consultancy firm McKinsey & Co. Not only does it give a useful update on where this sector might be headed in the next few years but useful material for including in … Continue reading Global media market, growing, evolving…..

Destination Dundee: a global impact on the life sciences and creative industries

Thanks to my colleague Susan Bird for this post on the life sciences sector - Rebecca Dundee has been establishing itself as a global centre for life sciences and the creative industries for the last few years and things are about to take a huge step forward with the £1 billion redevelopment of Dundee’s waterfront … Continue reading Destination Dundee: a global impact on the life sciences and creative industries

What and where is the digital economy?

Tech Nation: powering the digital economy 2015 is a report by TechCity on the UK's digital industry, and follows on from an earlier post on the subject of tech jobs and chimes with other posts on this blog on advertising, digital and big data.  Interestingly, TechCity started life in 2010 with a mission “to support the emerging … Continue reading What and where is the digital economy?