All The Latest From The Royal Opening Of The Global Academy

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry officially opened the Global Academy on 20th April.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry officially opened the Global Academy on 20th April.

The school, which was founded by Smooth Radio’s owner Global, offers training and qualifications to 14-19 year-olds looking for a career in the media and entertainment industries. 

Their Royal Highnesses attended in their capacity as patrons of charity ‘Heads Together’, which encourages young people to talk about mental health issues.

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Students aged from 14-19 will learn hands-on skills needed to work in radio and TV production, web and app development, script writing, broadcast journalism, broadcast engineering, event management, marketing and more.

In honour of the opening, Global ran a special day of programmes across its stations including LBC, Heart and Capital in the hope of encouraging people across the country to talk about mental health.

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The Global Academy is free to attend and the newly built school includes state-of-the-art TV and radio studios.

The vocational syllabus has been developed in conjunction with industry partners to ensure students leave the Global Academy ready for real jobs.

You can learn more about the school here: http://www.globalacademy.com/

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