You can view a great portfolio of last years graduates from Loughborough University School of Art and Design. The students have created their own 'collective portfolio' at http://www.refreshinggraphics.co.uk/ The work showcases mostly graphics and some package design. So if your studios looking for fresh talent then you wouldn't go far wrong looking at their site.
ideasonideas is a blog that invites dialogue on issues relevant to communication designers and brand strategists. A recent article 'Designers must write' considers the way in which designers use different tools to communicate both ideas and the written word. It brings to debate the everyday tasks we do and questions attitudes towards our vocabulary and the benefits it can bring to our work.
The BBC, the bfi, Channel 4 and the Open University set up the Creative Archive Licence Group in April 2005 to make their content available for download under the terms of the Creative Archive Licence, a single, shared user licence scheme for the downloading of moving images, audio and stills.
Membership is available to major national collections, broadcasters, and commercial organisations who wish to share content with the public. A large collection of files are available for download through this site. Visit the downloads page