Category Archives: School life

My Day at BAJ: The Academy in the eye of a Belgian exchange student

Follow our My Day at BAJ series to gain an insight into the daily life at the Academy. Get the feel of our school and read about the recent and current events from students’ and tutors’ perspective. This week we hear about not just one day at BAJ, but about the three weeks that Maureen Noyon from IATA Namur in Belgium spent at the Academy on an exchange programme.

My Day at BAJ: Visit to the V&A with archive handling session

Everything has its lifecycle; a rise and fall in popularity subconsciously driven by macro trends. In jewellery, the past ten years have been about the rise of brands, but as wider trends dictated that consumers lost trust in brands, it was bloggers who created the zeitgeist. They are real people, just like us, after all – we can trust them. But can we really? And are we now over these super-influencers?

My Day at BAJ: Visit to the Assay Office and Goldsmiths’ Library

Everything has its lifecycle; a rise and fall in popularity subconsciously driven by macro trends. In jewellery, the past ten years have been about the rise of brands, but as wider trends dictated that consumers lost trust in brands, it was bloggers who created the zeitgeist. They are real people, just like us, after all – we can trust them. But can we really? And are we now over these super-influencers?