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Liberal arts education: the key to our global economy

By Thu, Oct 09, 2014 5:19PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Students at Mount Royal University

“You’re going to study English? It must be great to love a subject so much that you don’t need to eat.” Thus, the recurring refrain common to the majority of discussions on liberal arts education resurfaces. While it cannot be denied that today’s graduates are being hurled head-first from tutorials into a heavily skills-based economy,...

Opera’s future discussed at Oxford Brookes: Exploring Research Trends in Opera conference

By Thu, Oct 09, 2014 4:14PM UTC Comments Off Opera’s future discussed at Oxford Brookes: Exploring Research Trends in Opera conference

On Tuesday 9 September 2014, Oxford Brookes: Exploring Research Trends in Opera (OBERTO) held their fourth annual conference, discussing the present and future of this historic art form. Opera, particularly in recent years, has had polarising reactions from potential audiences and been flooded with damaging stereotypes by the media. Those involved have feared that audience...

The creative industries: reborn in a digital age

By Thu, Sep 18, 2014 9:59PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Progressive new opportunities are developing within the creative industries for today's graduates

In the age of technological domination, students from creative disciplines could be forgiven for questioning their choice of industry. While numerous attempts have been made to emphasise the civilising role of arts and culture to society, today’s graduates require more robust evidence; what better confirmation than examples of employment opportunities? Never has there been a...

Live Student Performances in Music and the Arts Every Semester

By Tue, May 20, 2014 10:57PM UTC Comments Off Live Student Performances in Music and the Arts Every Semester

Every semester, Liberty University students host an artistic night of performances with music, dance, and creative multimedia entertainment.  It is one of the most popular events for students every semester and allows people to showcase their talents in front of a wide audience. Do you have an artistic talent that you would like to share...

New BA in Global Popular Music

By Wed, Apr 30, 2014 9:20PM UTC Comments Off Indonesian gamelan ensemble.

The new BA in Global Popular Music, launched at SOAS, University of London, offers a unique programme that allows students to focus on popular and contemporary music styles and cultures in global perspective. The degree includes generic courses, which develop students’ understanding of theoretical approaches to the study of popular music; practical skills courses in...

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