Historic Church Tours 2018: 9 May – 23 November 2018

The Churches Conservation Trust are delighted to share their 2018 programme of Historic Church Tours. This year they are offering 12 one-day and overnight tours which invite you to discover their incredible collection of historic churches and the extraordinary places, people and stories that can be found within them.

Join the British Library Advisory Council

The British Library Advisory Council exists to provide advice and guidance to the British Library’s leadership team on the development and operation of the Library’s services and relations with libraries, at home and overseas. We wish to add four more members to the Council, and are interested in hearing from people with an interest in the British Library and an eagerness to contribute insights from their own expertise in relevant fields.

Make the most of apprenticeships

With qualifications now available up to degree level, and open to people of all ages, it’s a great time to consider how apprenticeships can support your organisation. Camden Apprenticeships offer a free employer service to help organisations employ the best talent.

Being Human festival 2018 – call for applications 

Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the British Academy, Being Human Is the UK’s only national festival of the humanities, and is one of the largest national platforms for public engagement with humanities research. Check out the Call for Applications to see how you can get involved.

Send Love to Sunderland

The Churches Conservation Trust has launched an urgent crowdfunding campaign to save an important piece of Sunderland’s heritage. The charity needs to raise £20,000 by the end of March to unlock a further £2.8m of additional backing from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Research Fortnight - 5 to 16 March 2018

Research Fortnight is a 2 week programme of events taking place across all University of the Arts London colleges from 5 to 16 March 2018, bringing to the public's attention the extraordinary range of research being undertaken across the university.

New job opportunity at The Wiener Library

Knowledge Quarter partner The Wiener Library are looking for a Reader Services Librarian who will be responsible for all aspects of the delivery of the Library’s public services, ensuring an excellent standard of customer service. The candidate will lead the day-to-day management and development of reading room services and work with the Head of Collections.

Top professionals for trustworthy information revealed

A YouGov poll commissioned by CILIP, the library and information association, has revealed the professionals the public believe are most likely to provide trustworthy information. Medical staff topped a list of ten professional groups with 74% of British adults saying they would provide trustworthy information, followed by teachers and police officers (both at 49%), librarians (46%) and lawyers (39%). Bottom of the list were politicians, with 2% of respondents saying they would provide trustworthy information.

The Place is blazing the trail for talented graduates

Recent graduate Reece McMahon is starting work at Knowledge Quarter partner The Place after landing a place on a prestigious nationwide programme promoting new talent in the arts. Reece is one of just 40 recent graduates from around the country picked to receive a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary.

Exciting job opportunity at the British Library

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Knowledge Quarter partner the British Library to join the dynamic Corporate Affairs Team as Public Policy Officer, working with a wide range of policymakers to maintain and enhance the reputation of a global knowledge institution.