Press Release for PrepGenie Test Series

Now help is at hand with PrepGenie coming up with its unique Test Series for guiding the Kolkata, India- October, 2009: Aiming to sit GAMSAT 2010 and need proper training and help? GAMSAT aspirant towards success. PrepGenie, a Kolkata based e-learning start up, and a one stop shop for GAMSAT preparation requirements, has launched its re-vamped website http://prepgenie.com/ where GAMSAT Test Series are available from $100 onwards. This is going to be a huge help for students who aim to qualify GAMSAT UK or GAMSAT AUS. Continue reading

Internet Marketing company Nordic eMarketing sponsors SMX Stockholm

Nordic eMarketingAs a regular participant in SMX conferences around the world, Nordic eMarketing is well known to many search marketing experts around the world.

But the company has been working closely with SMX organisers in the run up to the Stockholm event on 12 and 13 October, meaning we have been asked to participate as an event sponsor.

Sponsors get excellent coverage at the SMX Stockholm event, allowing them to spread awareness of their brands beyond the confines of their specific sector and out to a wider audience of internet experts and marketers from all over the business world. Continue reading

Vikings come to life at Norse history centre in Iceland

Viking CircleThe Viking Circle is a unique business based on Old Norse culture and beliefs, providing resources and activities for everyone from academics to children and everyone in between.

The Viking Circle operates an art and educational centre at Straumsvik, near Hafnarfjordur in Iceland not far from the capital Reykjavik. At the centre, guests can find an impressive array of art and literature, as well as talks and tours.

There are even advanced plans to open a sort of theme park called the Story Garden. As the company is run partly on the ideas and expertise of artist Haukur Halldorsson, it has been possible to assemble a beautiful collection of modern sculptures and other arts in the Old Norse style. Continue reading

Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) lecturer unveils new book

Joanne Haywood, a leading studio jeweller and an associate lecturer at Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) has unveiled her new book; Mixed-Media Jewellery. Commissioned by A&C Black Publishing the book encompasses the essence of mixed-media jewellery in contemporary society and its methods and techniques for aspiring jewellers.

In order to write the book Haywood embarked upon a journey discovering the use and impact of mixed-media jewellery throughout the globe which has bought the specialist area of jewellery to a wider audience. Continue reading

New York search marketing expo (SMX East) fast approaching

Nordic eMarketingThe Search Marketing Expo, SMX East in New York City is set to take place from 5th to 7th October and will be made up of over 50 different sessions on all areas of internet marketing.

SMX East is going to be the ultimate search marketing expo of 2009, presenting a large selection of lectures, seminars and networking events for web marketing professionals who want to keep ahead in the rapidly changing world of search marketing.

Speakers at this year’s New York event include Yahoo! Search’s Larry Cornett and Google’s Maile Ohye. Conference speakers are carefully selected based on proven knowledge and experience that they can share with others. There is also a commitment not to include commercial pitches in presentations – a fact that keeps proceedings fresh and fast.

Director of Search and co-founder of Nordic eMarketing, Kristjan Mar Hauksson, will be speaking at the SMX East session. Nordic eMarketing is a leading internet marketing company in Scandinavia, specialising in SEO. Continue reading

Nordic countries taking the lead in renewable energy for transport

driving-sustElectricity and biofuels are quickly changing the way people power their cars while also having a positive effect on people’s finances and the environment. The leadership role of the Nordic countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland in this field are highlighted at the upcoming Driving Sustainability conference in Reykjavík in September.

In Norway, over three thousand electric cars are on the road. Government policy dictates that charging their batteries is free of charge, zero emissions EVs get free parking, can drive on bus lanes in the city, get free rides on state run ferries (there are a lot of them in Norway) and there is no VAT on electric cars in Norway, so they’re reasonably priced. ‘Think’ is the leading producer of competitive electric city cars in the world. In addition, Norway produces the tiny Buddy EV electric car. Continue reading

Rahman collaborating with UK’s Middlesex University to blend Asian-Western music

Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Middlesex University of United Kingdom (UK), focusing on blending Asian and Western music styles.

With this MOU between A.R. Rahman’s KM Music Conservatory in Chennai (India) and Middlesex University, both the organizations agreed to explore the possibilities for collaboration in music and education and it aims at educational collaboration between India and UK. Both the institutions are reportedly looking at offering a collaborative three year music program. Rahman has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree by this University. Continue reading

London Met student wins fashion design prize for glove

British-Glove-Association-aA London Metropolitan University student has scooped first prize in the British Glove Association’s Glove Design Competition. Eva Pospisilova is studying the accredited Foundation Degree in Fashion and Textiles at City and Islington College.

The London Met student won her prize in the ‘Design a glove for a pop star, past or present’ competition. Eva designed her glove for Madonna and incorporated a diamond motif on a printed fabric sleeve. Her prize will be GBP 300, three days’ work experience at the Textile Conservation Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and an invitation to an awards ceremony at The Drapers Hall. Continue reading

The first ever Muslim member of Cabinet a London Met alumnus

London Met UniversityA London Met alumnus visiting professor has become the first ever Muslim to join the cabinet. Tooting MP Sadiq Khan was appointed Minister for Transport in the recent government reshuffle. The promotion makes him the most senior Muslim politician in the country and the first Muslim to join the Privy Council or attend Cabinet.

Mr Khan, whose father was a bus driver in Wandsworth said he wanted to be an inspiration to all people from humble backgrounds: ‘This is the land of hope and glory. This is a country where the sky is the limit.’ Continue reading

One of the UK’s leading education activity providers comes to Kent

Kingswood Educational Activity Centres, one of the UK’s leading education activity providers, has received planning approval from Ashford Borough Council to develop Ashford’s Grosvenor Hall into a “top educational activity centre in Europe”, creating at least 150 jobs.

Locate in Kent, the investment promotion agency for Kent and Medway and the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA), assisted Kingswood with the planning of the move and provided contacts and information on services. Continue reading