Richard Branson at work on Student magazine

Student magazine launches

Student, a youth-culture magazine created by a certain seventeen-year-old Richard Branson, is published. The first issue is handed out on January 26.

Richard Branson launches Student magazine

Student Advisory Centre opens

After his girlfriend accidentally falls pregnant and finds it hard to find the right place to go to for help, Richard sets up the Student Advisory Centre - a helpline where young callers with problems could retain their anonymity and be referred to the right professionals.

Richard Branson launches the Student Advosry Centre