UAL Careers and Enterprise Diversity outreach

Still, not enough Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students are applying for funds and opportunities available to them at University of the Arts London. This is reflected the attainment gap, and lack work prospects recent graduated of BAME students face, in comparison to their white peers. UAL Careers and Employability is working towards reaching more BAME student audiences so spread the word, share and… apply!

What’s on?

UAL Creative Enterprise Week 2015 Talks & Events

creative enterprise week UAL

A packed week aimed at creative start-ups, freelancers, entrepreneurs and people with ideas; Enterprise Week will give you practical skills, insider tips and the inspiration you need to get ahead.

Take advantage of these opportunities (esp whilst you’re still a student!) Open to UAL students and alumni. For more info CLICK HERE!

Employability Workshop: Interview Skills – London College of Communication

This session will give you the ability to understand and prepare for all kinds of interview situations. Through discussions and exercises you’ll learn how to present your skills and experience effectively. The workshop will also include our top interview tips.

Date: 12th November at London College of Communication. For more info CLICK HERE

CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR CHRISTMAS STALL!

UAL Careers and Employability are supporting a project for BAME students to have a Christmas market stall to produce and sell their creative works! This opportunity includes design and printing workshops and a stall during Christmas fair (tbc). Get involved! Email Kai k.lutterodt1@arts.co.uk

Diversity Christmas stall

Pic: UAL ACS welcome event with stalls was a hit!

Funding and grants for startups

SEED Fund: Money For Business

The SEED Fund helps grow new business ideas or start-ups run by UAL students and graduates. Apply for funding awards of up to £5,000 to support your early-stage business or to get a new business idea off the ground.

Application deadline Monday 23rd November 2015 and Monday 13 June 2016 for more info CLICK HERE

Mead Scholarships & Fellowships

Mead Scholarships provide three awards of up to £2,500. These are for undergraduate students nearing the end of their penultimate year at the time of applying.

Mead Fellowships provide two awards of up to £10,000. These are for final year students (undergraduate and postgraduate) nearing completion of their degrees at the time of applying and recent graduates (up to one year after date of graduation).

Application deadline Friday 29th April 2016. For more info CLICK HERE

Get involved! #BridgingTheGap #DiversityMattersUAL

-Kai

Reach out on Facebook via the brand new networking platform – “Let’s do Lunch – The Urban Guide Network

Let’s do Lunch – The Urban Guide Network collaborates with organisations to provide a networking platform for students and recent graduates to connect with industry professionals. We’re committed to offering marginalised students opportunities which will enhance their learning experience, and therefore very excited to be working closely with UAL Careers and Enterprise diversity team on various projects.

To support our diversity projects please reach out – k.lutterodt1@arts.ac.uk

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