Making Things Happen

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We will support you to practice and apply your learning in a variety of situations: at university, in the workplace and in the community.

During your course, you’ll have opportunities to respond to briefs set by outside organisations, or put on exhibitions or events. These experiences are excellent opportunities to learn about the working world and provide you with examples to point to when you’re at an interview, or developing your portfolio. Above all, by engaging in these experiences you’ll develop the ability to have an impact on the world and make things happen. 

These three attributes will help you to show that you have experience of making things happen:

The initiative, hard work and passion required to make things happen in society, in the community and in the workplace.

Proactivity

The initiative, hard work and passion required to make things happen in society, in the community and in the workplace.

The mindset that takes measured risks, that perceives and creates opportunities, as well as the resourcefulness to pursue these opportunities in an ethical and sustainable way.

Enterprise

The mindset that takes measured risks, that perceives and creates opportunities, as well as the resourcefulness to pursue these opportunities in an ethical and sustainable way.

The ability to embrace rapid change and retain an open mind.

Agility

The ability to embrace rapid change and retain an open mind.

What have others done to make things happen?

Discover how UAL graduates have developed the attributes to make things happen.

What can I do to make things happen?

As well as the opportunities we offer as part of your course, there are many things you can do to develop the attributes to make things happen:

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    Apply to UAL’s SEED Fund

    The SEED Fund helps grow new business ideas or start-ups and support enterprising initiatives developed by students and graduates.