Text Widget

Ut tellus dolor, dapibus eget, elementum vel, cursus eleifend, elit. Aenean auctor wisi et urna. Aliquam erat volutpat. Duis ac turpis

Archives: Events

Loading Events

Past Events › London College of Communication

Events Search and Views Navigation

February 2020

Applying for the LCC Summer School Bursary

4 February, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Room T1104, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Free
Woman walking down corridor

Every year the LCC Summer School bursary enables students from the College to apply to study at partner arts institutions around the world. Last year LCC students went to destinations including: Portugal, Italy, Spain, Finland, America and Japan as part of the scheme. This event will tell you more about the LCC Summer School bursary; you'll hear from students who took part last year, learn about the requirements and be given advice on the application process.   This event is…

Find out more »

Post Study Visa Options for International Students

4 February, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Lecture Theatre A, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Free
An abstract textiles piece with coloured squares

International student or recent graduate? This event will explain the work options available to you when you graduate (from a BA/BSc or postgraduate degree), including information about the Start-Up Visa scheme. The session will be run by one of UAL’s student advisers, who have immigration training to give you the information you need for working in the UK after your studies.   Event Partner: Student Advice Service Daisy Cook, BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design. Photo: Alys Tomlinson

Find out more »

Free Professional Head shots (LCC)

4 February, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Room T1103, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Student getting her professional photograph taken

If you’re looking to establish a professional network online or gain press coverage for your business, having a good quality headshot photo is key. Headshot photos can be expensive but, luckily for you, we’ve drafted a professional photographer to help! They’ll be taking headshot photos of UAL students and alumni throughout the week – for free. *No need to book* If you’d like him to take your photo, simply turn up on the day and put your name down. Slots…

Find out more »

CV Checks 1-to-1 Sessions (LCC)

4 February, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Place, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Student having a one-to-one feedback session

Feel like you’re sending out lots of CVs but not getting many interviews? Then let us help. Come to a 15-minute, one-to-one session and have your CV reviewed by our experts. Find out what you should be including and what you should take out. They’ll also advise about formatting to get your CV looking its best, as well as tips on getting a better response rate. *No need to book* Appointments will work on a first come first serve basis,…

Find out more »

Business Advice 1-to-1s (LCC)

4 February, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Place, London College of Communication SE1 6SB

Whether you’re in the very early stages or have already started a business, come and discuss your ideas with our expert advisors. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from their wealth of experience and knowledge and receive advice on how to make your plan a reality. Be sure to bring along a business plan, or even just a draft idea, to discuss in an intensive 30-minute one-to-one session. *No need to book* Sessions will be offered first come first…

Find out more »

Careers Advice 1-to-1s (LCC)

4 February, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Place, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map

Not sure what to do next? Or maybe you have an idea, but you’re not sure how to get there? These focused 30-minute career advice sessions will help you explore your options and develop a plan to get you on the right path. Whether you are considering routes to employment, self-employment or further education, come along to discuss your options and what is best for you. *No need to book* Sessions will be offered first come first served on the…

Find out more »

What I Wish I’d known When I Graduated

4 February, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Lecture Theatre A, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Free
Exhibition of work at LCC

Want to know what the experts wish they’d known as you prepare for your career in the creative industries? D&AD New Blood exists to help the next generation of creative talent. We've worked with thousands of students over the past 40 years across a whole host of programmes. This session will bring together some former D&AD New Blood Awards winners (our rising star awards programme) and Academy attendees who have graduated from UAL and now work in the advertising and…

Find out more »
Two women watching a film with headphones

Power Women: Podcast To Propel Your Career

4 February, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lecture Theatre B, London College of Communication
London, SE1 6SB
+ Google Map

Come along to this interactive panel discussion (with some audience participation) to hear from 3 creative women who have used podcasts to drive their careers forward and empower others along the way. The panel will share their inspiring journeys including how they got started and the reality of what it takes to make a podcast happen. If you're a UAL student with your own podcast idea you can stay on for an optional workshop after the event to help you…

Find out more »

The Power of Perseverance

4 February, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room T1104, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Free
Two women working on computers

​ Success often comes from pursuing your passion, hard work, and most importantly not giving up. Perseverance is more powerful than talent, privilege and luck. Digital Marketing expert, Jonathan Brown will tell his story of perseverance - of the successes and failures in his personal and professional life from a struggling undergraduate to an accomplished professional. Through his talk ‘The Power of Perseverance’ he hopes to inspire the next generation to think outside the box to do and achieve more.…

Find out more »

Design Thinking: How Creatives Can Add Value in the Business World

4 February, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lecture Theatre A, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Free
A student working on a laptop

Are you looking for ideas for your career as a creative? Do you want to make a real impact with your work? Business needs creativity! Den Creative will talk you through how design thinking is used in business to try and solve problems and how analysts and consultants work together with creatives to do this - keeping consumers and end users at the centre of solutions. Members of their creative team will talk about their backgrounds, showing you some of…

Find out more »

Doors Open: How to Start a Career in the Music Industry

4 February, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Room T803, London College of Communication
London, SE1 6SB United Kingdom
+ Google Map

We all know that the music industry can seem like an impenetrable fortress for those who are starting their careers. This panel aims to demystify the industry with several well-established professionals sharing their unique journeys in music, covering a variety of topics such as: careers you didn't know existed, mentorship, the influence of technology and social media, DIY initiatives and more. Created by Resident Advisor, Doors Open is a platform for people to connect with companies and projects they believe…

Find out more »

Make Things Happen: Getting Creative Projects Off the Ground Against the Odds

4 February, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Lecture Theatre A, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
Free
Two people in a studio making sculptures

3 UAL graduates share what they've learned pursuing their creative projects and businesses after graduation. Hear how proactivity, enterprise and agility has helped them achieve their goals. Their stories will cover everything from: exhibiting, funding, being the underdog to winning awards, collaborating and persevering. Be inspired about what you can do despite what you might have been told.   Speakers: Artist and Mead Fellow, Helen Cawley will talk about winning awards, and collaborating as an artist and working on international projects. Fashion…

Find out more »

Women+ In Leadership: How to Network

4 February, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lecture Theatre B, London College of Communication
London, SE1 6SB
+ Google Map
Free
Illustration of women networking

This interactive workshop that will delve deep into what networking is, why we do it and the art of how to do it your way!   Come along to learn simple techniques on how to present yourself with confidence from elevator pitches to body language and how to make the most of any given networking opportunity. You will also build awareness of cultural and gender differences in networking and how to navigate this. Join us for a drinks reception afterwards…

Find out more »

DIY: Using the Internet as a Platform for Artists

4 February, 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Lecture Theatre C, London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle
London, SE1 6SB
+ Google Map
Free
Man in a studio painting

Many artists now use digital spaces and tools to create works and online exhibitions. This panel debate will reflect on the role of internet as a space for creative production and exhibition. Can the internet or social media still be used as a space for creativity in a manner that is both democratic and cost-effective? What are the pitfalls? And how do you best make work that gets seen there? Speakers: Eden Clark, Co-founder of Feminist Internet Iain Ball, Artist…

Find out more »

Change for Good: Social Enterprises from UAL Graduates

4 February, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lecture Theatre A, London College of Communication SE1 6SB + Google Map
People painting at Intoart Studio, Peckham Levels

​ ​ Business, profit, entrepreneur, sales...sometimes these seem like negative words that don't have much to do with creativity. But there is a way that you can be creative, run a business AND do good. Come to this event, which is being run and sponsored by the UAL Alumni Enterprising Association, and hear from some incredible creative businesses who are selling and having a positive social impact. Find out what it takes to run a social enterprise, what you need…

Find out more »

* CANCELLED* Career Opportunities for Chinese Creatives and the Chinese Market

4 February, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lecture Theatre B, London College of Communication
London, SE1 6SB
+ Google Map
Free
A camera on a pile of books

Chinese-language content - such as lifestyle, fashion, beauty or storytelling documentaries - is on the rise, with 1 in 6 people in the world being Chinese. Such content can be developed not only in greater China, but by people all over the world, posing a significant opportunity for creative graduates. Led by advertising and branded content agency M&L, this session will tell you about: The skills you need to forge a career path in this growing and dynamic market. Unique…

Find out more »
+ Export Events