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We're missing an image for the new tab in this year's Graduate Studies Prospectus, so I drew my own to fill the gap during a 5-minute coffee-break. Graphic design isn't my strong point, so if you look closely you may be able to tell which one is mine:

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d_floorlandmine From: d_floorlandmine Date: July 13th, 2006 03:57 pm (UTC) (Link)
Nice work!
From: ewtikins Date: July 13th, 2006 04:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
I think they should keep it...
bellinghman From: bellinghman Date: July 13th, 2006 04:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ah, yes. Couldn't you get the same colour for that fourth tab?

j4 From: j4 Date: July 14th, 2006 11:25 am (UTC) (Link)

That's the "on" colour. Clearly differentiated from the "off" colour by being a subtly different shade of grey. It's, you know, kinda minimalist.

Apparently our corporate image is supposed to be "Global, meritocratic, innovative, and excellent" ... but not "interesting", fortunately.
oldbloke From: oldbloke Date: July 13th, 2006 08:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
It's better than Comic Sans. Which our lot told a certain person she wasn't to use anymore, hurrah.
j4 From: j4 Date: July 14th, 2006 11:23 am (UTC) (Link)
Hurrah indeed!
jiggery_pokery From: jiggery_pokery Date: July 13th, 2006 08:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
Where's Esther Rantzen when you need her?

(Also, did you and O get mail?)
j4 From: j4 Date: July 14th, 2006 11:22 am (UTC) (Link)
Yes, we did get mail -- thank you for the invitation! I'm afraid there's no way I can afford to get there but Owen may have plans of his own ... He said he would RSVP (which was why I hadn't done so yet -- sorry) but I will give him a nudge.

If I didn't congratulate you and Meg when you announced your engagement then I certainly should have done so; and if I did, then there's no harm in doing so again, so congratulations! May your ducks never lose their feathers. :-) Unless ducks are supposed to lose some feathers in order to be able to fly, or something. I don't actually know very much about ducks except that they're quite unlike badgers.

Oh, and I think you should webcast the ceremony for all the people who can't get there -- wedding 2.0! 8-)
simont From: simont Date: July 14th, 2006 02:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't actually know very much about ducks except that they're quite unlike badgers.

It's been rumoured, certainly.
tkb From: tkb Date: July 14th, 2006 07:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
Very nice.

Out of purely academic interest, do you happen to know when the Graduate Studies Prospectus is expected to appear? (I may be looking at some sections with interest, although the recent phrase "Those with more than a year of experience (between graduation and enrolment) are unlikely to be successful" suggests I should also consider other options.)
j4 From: j4 Date: July 14th, 2006 08:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ooh, what are you thinking of doing?

Theoretically, the publication date for the web version of the GSP is 1st August, but it's quite likely to be about a week late (it usually is, and this year has had more, er, staffing issues than previous years).

The paper version's actually already out, I believe -- but I'm not sure how you'd request it online when it's still the old version of the request form. Hmmm.

(I could just email you the PDFs of the relevant sections, but that sort of thing is probably Deprecated. ;-)
tkb From: tkb Date: July 15th, 2006 08:52 am (UTC) (Link)
Thanks for that. The Judge Business School has an MPhil in Finance which appeals, as does the MPhil in Management Science (building mathematical or computational models which help organisations make decisions, although I wouldn't have guessed that from the name alone). But it is all still tentative at the moment: there's plenty to think about!
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