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Social Innovation

LCC Business and Innovation applies the imagination and resourcefulness of our students, and graduates to the challenges faced by today’s society. Our Students and the College collectively have a commitment to social justice, collaborating with a variety of academic, corporate, non-profit, and government organisations, creating bespoke partnerships to help solve societies big challenges by creating innovative concepts, services and experiences.

Photograph of a close-up of a student's face as he inspects a bike wheel

Talent Works

LCC Talent Works is a new programme that gives recent London College of Communication graduates paid freelance jobs with social enterprises, charities and community groups.

Illustration by Maite Diez, of a male journalist with a video camera and a female refugee

The Refugee Journalism Project

The Refugee Journalism Project supports refugee and exiled journalists to re-start their careers in the UK. Vivienne Francis, Course Leader for BA (Hons) Journalism, has played a key role in setting up the project.

Industry projects

Jennifer, an employee of La Barra restaurant, receives the new Spanish and English menus.

Shop Front

Shop Front was a pop-up design studio sited in the Elephant and Castle shopping centre, offering creative designs and support to the local businesses and traders.

Several colourful and oversized numbers positioned near a hire bike stand.

Southwark Council

Graduates from London College of Communication created an installation for Southwark Council to encourage local people to use the Santander Cycle Hire docking station in Elephant and Castle.

MA Service Experience Design and Innovation students work with Camden Council. Showing a selection of illustrated infographics explaining how to use Camden Library's services.

Camden Council

MA Service Experience Design and Innovation students from London College of Communication explored how Camden Home Library Service could be transformed to enhance its social value.

Students using colourful post-it notes to map out ideas for the design of a petition for Plan International UK.

Plan International UK

Students from MA Service Experience Design and Innovation worked with Plan International UK to design new ways to show the collective voice of supporters for the charity's upcoming campaigns.

Screenshot of a facebook page made by LCC students for an enterprise that helps homeles people to become barristers. The image shows a number of people operating a coffee machine in the back of a van.

Change Please

As part of LCC Talent Works, Postgraduate Diploma Design for Visual Communication graduate Sarah Jane Hammoudeh created a social media strategy for Change Please.

Animation by Bofan Liu for Child Poverty Action Group, showing a close-up of a child sitting cross-legged and holding a large teddy bear.

Child Poverty Action Group

BA (Hons) Animation students from London College of Communication created animations for the Child Poverty Action Group showing how children can experience poverty.