CREATIVE SKILLS FOR A CREATIVE CAREER
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.
We are currently finalising this year’s programme opportunities will be advertised here as they become available.
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
Want to develop your Personal Strengths, CV writing and Interview Skills?
Sara Webb is a HR specialist offering a workshop programme that will use the Gallup Clifton Strengths system which believes that people thrive when they concentrate on their strengths rather than trying to fix their weaknesses. She is also offering 1-2-1 sessions for CV reviews and interview skills practice.FInd out more
Do you want to understand your values and develop your leadership and teamwork skills?
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
Do you want to improve your portfolio?
Behance is the leading online platform to discover creative work. On November 22nd the Behance team will visit AUB for 1-2-1 sessions on how to improve your portfolio and make it stand out from the crowd. To book your space please contact Diane firstname.lastname@example.org
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.