Month: December 2015

Launching a Wedding Business Whilst Still Employed

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of interviewing Australian Academy of Wedding & Event Planning Advisory Board member, Joanie Lim of One Wedding Wish.  This interview has been recorded as a Podcast and you can listen to it in full here.  One Wedding Wish also has a beautiful new website so make sure you… Read more »

Google Hangouts with Academy Students

Over the last 12 months our UK Course Specialist and Tutor, Zoe McKeown has done some fabulours Google Hangouts with Students and Graduates. These interviews offer a uniqe insight into what it is like to study with the Academy (regardless of which campus) and of what can be achieved as a Graduate. This month Zoe… Read more »

Wedding Styled Shoots 101

Earlier this year, I recorded a Podcast with internationally loved blogger, Sara Burnett of Burnetts Boards. You can listen to the interview here if you missed it. What is interesting about Sara’s blog is the way it has evolved over time. As you will hear her mention in our chat, when she first started out,… Read more »

Announcing our #WedPin Winner For December

Earlier this year we launched a new initiative at the Academy, #WedPin. The idea behind #WedPin was to give our students and others who wanted to join in, the chance to apply their design skills to a challenge.  Each month we set a theme and asked you to curate a Pinterest board that tells a story,… Read more »

Business Advice from Louise at B.Loved Weddings

We all need help with our businesses and any advice we can get should be gratefully received. We are lucky here at the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning as we have a stellar group of wedding professionals who have shared their advice and experience with us to share with you. We asked Louise… Read more »

Be Inspired by this Graduate's Success

Having been a Tutor at the Australian Academy of Wedding and Event Planning now for well over 5 years, I am now having the pleasure of watching my past-students launch and grow their own businesses.  If you follow the Academy on Facebook you will know that I do a whip around each Monday to catch… Read more »

Wedding Trend Alert Jewel Tones

Our Blog Intern Julia has created another stunning Inspiration Board for us this month, featuring gorgeous jewel tones.  Not only do I think this is a trend pick for 2016, they are the perfect colours for a very modern Christmas. Here is what Julia had to say about her board: Inspired by rich, deep jewel… Read more »

Wedding Trend Report Sneak Preview

Excitement is reaching fever pitch here at Academy HQ as we put the final touches on the International Wedding Trend Report for 2016. As you know the report launches on January 6th, 2016, but in the meantime we thought we would share with you a little bit of what you can expect. In the research… Read more »

12 Xmas Tips for Wedding Planners

Who doesn’t love this time of year? The decorations are up at Academy HQ and we are feeling festive. So as is customary at this time of year we have a little gift to share with you all and its called the 12 Xmas Tips for Wedding Planners. As many of our readers are students… Read more »

Tips For Successful Online Study

Distance Education has its perks; flexibility with time and location being two of many.  However, it’s not uncommon to struggle a little with the flexibility, particularly when you first start out. As a fellow distance learner (7 years of distance University study, plus many online short courses and of course, the Academy Diploma), I have experienced… Read more »