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24 Apr 2015

Seventh edition of Jungle magazine available now

Loughborough graduate and Studio member Ali Foroughi this month issued the seventh edition of his quarterly magazine, Jungle.

The publication has an international readership and contributors from across the globe – bringing the work of established and aspiring creative artists and bloggers to a growing audience.

With a background in fashion photography, Ali experienced a real lack of opportunities for emerging creatives to share their work and ideas.

During his final year of studies, the idea of a unique platform to showcase this undiscovered talent began to crystallise, and boutique magazine Jungle was born.

Based in London, Jungle – available online and on-demand print – features the work of creative artists that pushes back the boundaries of fashion, art, social comment and music. Each edition is a striking collection of stunning photography and original artworks as well as highly readable, informative features.

The Jungle team has grown rapidly since its launch in December 2013 and now comprises10 innovative and ambitious editors and designers.

As Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Ali is amongst the finalists of this year’s Enterprise Awards – the University’s annual celebration of the enterprising successes and impacts of its academic faculty and graduates.

Notes for editors

Article reference number: April News

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, putting it among the best universities in the world, and was named Sports University of the Year 2013-14 by The Times and Sunday Times. Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and has been voted England's Best Student Experience for six years running in the Times Higher Education league. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

In 2015 the University will open an additional academic campus in London’s new innovation quarter. Loughborough University in London, based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, will offer postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities.