Month: August 2016

Instagram Challenge For Wedding Lovers

Hi. I am so excited to be sharing with you, something I have been working on for a few months now; a new monthly Instagram challenge for wedding lovers called, #Wedgram. Background story Last year, we launched a Pinterest challenge and you loved it.  The challenge was about encouraging you to develop your designer’s eye and… Read more »

The Student Community at the Academy of Wedding and Event Planning

Welcome to the final part in our Behind-The-Scenes Series where we show you what its like studying online with the Academy. In this short video we are going to take a look at how our students communicate with each other and the things the Academy does to ensure that our students have the ability to… Read more »

Do You Offer Work Experience to Your Students

Combine work experience with our courses and it is a great way to learn. There is nothing like hands on experience and here at the Academy we spend a lot of time developing relationships with those in the industry to provide opportunities for our students to learn first hand. To take advantage of work experience… Read more »

How I Set Up My Wedding and Event Business

The courses we offer at the Academy of Wedding and Event Planning offer three different streams of learning wedding planning, event planning and event design. The Diploma courses combine these study streams and then add in our comprehensive business units. This allows you to set up your business while studying your course. You use your… Read more »

Submitting Assignments and Working With Your Tutor

Welcome to Part 3 in our Behind-The-Scenes Series where we show you what its like studying online with the Academy. In this short video we are going to take a look at assignments and how we test your knowledge here at the Academy. The assignments form a big part of what we do and it… Read more »

Do the Academy Courses Have Tests or Exams

Most students at the Academy are mature age students ranging from around 23 – 45 and many haven’t been in education in a long time. The thought of sitting exams again is quite off putting to many. Within the courses offered at the Academy you will never be asked to sit an exam or do… Read more »

My First Year as a Wedding Planner

Many of the students who choose to study with the Academy are looking to start their own wedding and event business either as planners, stylists or designers. We love to follow the journeys of our students whether they launch a business or gain employment with another company. In this Google Hangout, featured on our YouTube… Read more »

How our Wedding and Event Courses Work

Welcome to Part 2 in our Behind-The-Scenes Series where we show you what its like studying online with the Academy of Wedding and Event Planning. In this short video we show you how our Courses work. For those of you that haven’t studied online before you are sure to have questions about how you receive… Read more »

Are the Academy Courses Recognised Internationally

The International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning has been going now for over ten years and in that time we have built up an enviable list of connections within the industry. We are known throughout the world and our Advisory Board of over 30 wedding and event professionals worldwide has some of the top… Read more »

How to Have a Career as a Wedding Planner Without Any Experience

Most of the students who study with the Academy come to us when they are looking for a change in career or simply because they have fallen in love with the wedding and event industry. The majority of them have never worked in the industry and have zero experience. That is absolutely fine. All the… Read more »