AUB Creative Futures: Develop your skills for a Creative Future
Whatever your career path or whether you’re interested in freelancing or setting up your own business the AUB Employability Service and Innovation Team have put together a programme of additional support for you.
For a list of workshops this Autumn Term please see here.
Sessions include advice on starting a business, developing your interview skills, understanding your strengths and talents and how you can work as a leader or in a team, pricing your work, developing your brand and protecting your intellectual property. All sessions are delivered by external experts.
The Tier 1 visa allows AUB to sponsor international students with a strong business plan to stay in the UK after graduation. More details of the programme are available here. Or contact the Tier 1 Visa team
Please see the Employability pages for more details.
You can download a guide to resources available in the local area here.
Got an idea for a business?
Frank, honest and informative drop in sessions with business strategists Sam Howell Ltd who have been helping AUB students set up businesses for the last 3 years. 'I very highly recommend Sam and his team to anyone considering starting their own business.’ Kelly Morgan – MA Fine ArtFind out more
Promote your skills by building a CV, Covering Letter and LinkedIn Profile that will stand out
A series of workshops will run through the year to support you in writing great applications and knowing how to promote your skills to employers. Gain tips on how to tailor your CV, Covering Letter and LinkedIn Profile and find ways of making the most of LinkedIn to help you research employers and build your network. Book your place on MyAUB, evision, AUB Creative Futures tab.Book Now
Leadership and Teamwork Skills Workshops
Do you want to develop your leadership and teamwork skills and understand your values and the effect they have on your career? Delivered by the Young People Index and sponsored and mentored by creative agency the Silk Factory this series of workshops will help you identify and nurture your key talents and how you can use them to grow your career.Find out more
Want to know how to improve your portfolio?
Behance is the leading online platform to discover creative work. The Behance team will run a short session to show you how to make your online portfolio stand out. What ever platform you use, the Behance team are offering feedback on your portfolio. Book your place on the AUB Creative Futures Events tile in eVision via MyAUB.
Support for International Students
If you’re an international student and want to remain in the UK to start your own business? The Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa allows AUB to sponsor international students with a strong business plan to stay in the UK after graduation. Image Michaelia X Wu - Storyboard ArtistFind out more
Over the course of the year we will invite specialists such a Patricia van den Akker from The Design Trust, Macmillan Children's Publishing, IP solicitors and the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed to support your development. Guests will be announced here.