The M&J Academy in association with L'Oreal Professionnel in Chennai will be training students in hairdressing. They will also offer courses for the City & Guilds diplomas in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy, which are recognised in 104 countries. Placements are guaranteed with any L'Oreal salons in India and assistance in seeking placements overseas is also offered. The L'Oreal Professionnel will collaborate with entrepreneurs in its effort to set up hairdressing academies; the tie-up with M&J Academy is the first step in this direction. For details call 28218990 or 55872806. Football feverAs the soccer mania grips the globe, hotels and restaurants in the city are coming up with special services to match the spirit. Till July 9, at G2 lounge, Park Sheraton, you can watch the thrilling matches live on the many plasma television sets or on the multi-dimensional projection screen suspended above the bar. You can get updates on the day's matches as well as the scores as the match progresses on the dynamic score board at the entrance. There are also contests to be won. If you notch up the highest number of visits to the lounge, you could win a cool weekend holiday. The Dublin will serve special steaks with a beer combo during the soccer season. For details call 24994101.