Industry communities:

The IPA - The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising website

FastCompany – A website you should know about.

Chartered Institute of Marketing - Training and industry news and insight.

TED – Ideas worth Spreading

UK Marketing Network - The UK’s fastest growing marketing network

Industry blogs:

Gradvantage - The best blog for upcoming work placements in advertising

AdGrads - Great blog and resources for grads looking to get into the industry

Interesting People’s blogs:

Dave Trott’s Blog – A fantastic blog from a creative.

Northern Planner’s blog – Home of the Account Planning School of the Web.

Russell Davie’s Blog – A great blog from a Planner

Scamp Blog - Another creative’s blog. - A blog about all aspects of advertising.


People who’ll get stuff done for you:

Craftsman Websites - If you need a website this is the place to go.

StuPrint (Discount Code ‘adsoc’) – The printers to call for producing any marketing materials whatsoever


Oxford Careers Service - Home to a huge amount of information and advice on getting ahead in your career.

Milkround – A fantastic resource for finding out about internships and grad schemes in all sectors – A resource for anyone looking for a job in communications, from internships to leadership roles.