Student Discounts & Music Industry Workshops

Discounts for Students on our Annual Membership

The Unsigned Guide supports education in music with a 50% discount on our annual subscription for all UK music business students. Exclusive codes can be obtained from course leaders or directly through

We also offer a 20% discount on annual subscriptions to all UK students, in conjunction with The NUS. Email course title, place of education and NUS card number to for your unique code.

The Unsigned Guide Music Industry Workshops

What is The Unsigned Guide Music Industry Workshop?

A one hour session delivered by a senior music industry professional giving your students a bang-up-to-date overview of the industry.

Covering aspects including entrepreneurship in the music industry, music marketing techniques, importance of live performance, management basics, technology & the changing nature of the music industry, scope of employment in the music industry and help with how to create opportunities to start a career in music.

Practical advice & guidance with informal 30 minute 'hang-back' Q&A Session and optional Demo Clinic. Each workshop group member will receive a unique user login for The Unsigned Guide to last for 12 months.

How will The Unsigned Guide help my students?

The Unsigned Guide publishes the most comprehensive contacts directory for unsigned / grassroots musicians & music students in the UK and is an extremely useful tool to help students plan and deliver coursework & assignments as well as keeping students informed of up to date music industry news & current affairs.

How much do the Industry Workshops cost?

Costs for a one hour workshop followed by an informal 30 minute 'hang-back' Q&A Session start at £250 +VAT (plus travel contribution) dependent on group size. Please contact Stef Loukes on 0161 233 1889 or with any questions or specific requirements.

Ongoing Industry Relationships

We want to develop first-class relationships with music departments at all schools, colleges & universities. We offer a range of music industry internships & work experience opportunities across a range of specialities including marketing, live performance and media. Please feel free to ask about any of our schemes during or after your industry workshop.

To book a Music Industry Workshop by The Unsigned Guide please contact Stef Loukes on 0161 233 1889 or

Music Industry Workshop Testimonials

'Professional' and 'Entertaining'

'Professional and highly entertaining visit that was very much enjoyed by everyone present. Highly recommended.' Aleksandar Pesic Yale College, Wrexham

Feedback from 'People in the industry'

'The students always appreciate feedback from people in the industry, and they thoroughly enjoyed Chris's visit.' Justin Morey Leeds Metropolitan University


'Very informative, truly inspiring!' Andy Wain New College Durham

'Enlightening' and 'Informative'

'The students said they found it very enlightening and informative... We'll definitely make this an annual thing." Damian Wilkes Kiddersminster College

'Essential Coursework Aid'

'An essential coursework aid. Hands-on information, accurate names and numbers, extremely well researched and presented.' Phil Saxe Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA)