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The Marketing Academy opens its doors wider with a new Virtual Campus Program

The Marketing Academy, providers of the highly respected Scholarship and Fellowship Programs in the UK, Australia and the USA, has announced the launch of its new global Virtual Campus Program; a completely free online development syllabus of masterclasses, workshops and lectures aimed at inspiring, developing, and empowering talent in marketing, media & advertising globally.

Throughout 2021 the syllabus incudes over 24 live & interactive sessions with some of the best speakers & educators in the world. Learning zones within the Virtual Campus include a Leadership Clinic, Self Mastery Hub, Skills Lab, Wellness Centre, Inspire Auditorium. All content can also be viewed on demand with a Library,

Whilst enrolment to the Virtual Campus Program is not open to the public, its good news for the Academys current sponsors who will be able to enrol their entire marketing organisations on the program. This will benefit companies such as Salesforce, KFC, The CMO Club, Mars Wrigley, The Wall Street Journal, Google, Commonwealth Bank, Accenture, ITV and BT in addition to the Academys global community of Scholarship & Fellowship Alumni, Mentors and Coaches who can enrol along with their teams.

In a game changing move, the Academy also announced they will provide up to 1000 ‘Golden Tickets’ for industry talent who have been made redundant, are on furlough or currently working on a freelance basis in the UK, Australia and the USA to enrol on The Virtual Campus Program.

Sherilyn Shackell Founder & CEO said ‘To keep our community inspired during 2020 we ran over 30 virtual learning events enabling our Alumni & partners to invite people to join them. Over 10,000 people signed up for these sessions and, as we are acutely aware that our industry is facing a tough 12 months, we are committed to providing ongoing support to the industry in this way. Through our Virtual Campus Program, and with Golden Tickets for individuals facing career uncertainty, we can now equip thousands of the industry’s talent with the values, beliefs, behaviours and skills to be outstanding leaders and exceptional marketers’

The program is delivered through an online platform ‘The Marketing Academy Virtual Campus Hub’, powered by technology firm Zapnito, and all Virtual Campus Program attendees enrol on the Hub by invitation. Thanks to their partnership with Zapnito, the Academy aims to build a vibrant community of industry talent who will experience this unique development program together.

The Marketing Academy will continue to deliver their highly coveted annual Scholarship & Fellowship Programs in UK, Australia & USA.

Golden Ticket places on the Virtual Campus Program will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. If you have been made redundant, are on furlough or currently working on a freelance basis you will be eligible to enrol for a Golden Ticket place. Go to for more information.


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