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Showcasing abilities and accomplishments with others

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We will enable students to communicate about themselves and their ideas, as well as develop their own narratives. They will be open to receiving feedback and adapt to different situations, demonstrating the following attributes:


The skills needed to present themselves, their work and their ideas, to inspire others and respond to feedback.


The ability to collaborate with others, create networks and develop and contribute to communities of practice.


The ability to demonstrate their unique talents, abilities and experiences to others in an engaging manner.

Curriculum case studies

The case studies below demonstrate different approaches to establishing, embedding and responding to the creative attributes within the curriculum.

Case study: space for pedagogy

Read how the University Gallery project investigated the role of the university gallery as a space for pedagogy through exhibitions, as well as the role of publishing within the university and how this could benefit student enterprise.

Case study: connecting beyond art school

An exhibition and symposium taking place in the 3D workshops at Chelsea College of Arts allowed students to connect with academic and technical staff, alumni and other professionals in new ways.

Case study: journeys into professional practice

Find out about the Creative Practice Cycling Tours; a journey into the world of professional creative practice, connecting students with a wide range of creative practice in professional settings in London.

Case study: publication as pedagogical space

Read how a Curriculum Development Funded project explored publication as pedagogical space, enabling students to test new ways to circulate their work, create sustainable networks and develop new debates.

Case study: self-aware and articulate

Learn how the MFA Fine Art course at Wimbledon College of Arts focuses on developing critically self-aware and articulate students who understand the context of their practice, encouraging collaborative working and engagement with communities of practice.

Graduate case studies

The case studies below draw on the graduate experience to understand transitions from higher education to professional life.

Case study: spreading the word

Milliner Claire Strickland explains why your shouldn't underestimate the value of word of mouth when you’re developing your creative career.

Case study: collaboration is key

Susanne studied MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments at Central St Martins, where she and three other students developed skills that paved the way for what has become a successful business based on collaboration.

Case study: international connections

Chelsea College of Arts graduate Kathryn Lewis talks about connecting across continents and building a creative business with a social heart.

Pedagogic case study

The case study below articulates and explores pedagogic resources and research to inform your practice and curriculum making.

Case study: engaging external partners

A UAL research paper explores the importance of courses connecting with a range of external partners to enhance student experience at the University.