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LCC Industry Mentoring Scheme

Mentors and mentees in conversation around a table together

Industry Mentoring Scheme

The Industry Mentoring Scheme at London College of Communication aims to encourage and support postgraduate students in their transition from education to industry. This voluntary Scheme places LCC postgraduate students of all disciplines with industry professionals to support their development as they enter the creative industries.


  • Mentees will have a greater understanding of the creative industries and routes into industry.
  • Mentees will increase their confidence in gaining employment in their chosen industry.
  • Mentees will be more decisive about their future career plans.
  • Mentors will develop a professional network within LCC and relationships with the community of students, alumni and staff.
  • Free training for mentors and mentees run by a nationally accredited trainer and facilitator with extensive experience in running and supporting career and employability-related mentoring programmes.

Mentee applications

Mentee applications for the 2019 Industry Mentoring Scheme are now closed. The mentee applications for the 2020 Industry Mentoring Scheme will open in October 2019.

Mentor applications

See yourself as a mentor? Are you an UAL/LCC alumni or industry professional working in the creative industries and have an understanding of the issues facing creative students entering the industry?

Apply to become a mentor by using the online application form

If you have any queries get in touch with Luminita Molico at

Industry mentors

LCC welcomes more than 70 experts for Industry Mentoring Scheme: Meet the Mentors

Staff profile headshot of Rania Svoronou

Rania Svonorou is a 2014 graduate of LCC’s MA Interaction Design Communication course and currently a visual interaction designer at IBM London Design Studio.

Rania is interested in the relationship between people and technology and has worked across multiple sectors bringing the best design experience in financial services, health, publishing, retail, consumer goods, entertainment, fashion and telecommunications.

Find out more about Rania on the LCC Blog

Staff profile headshot of Laura Colapietro
Colin Goad, LCC industry mentor

Laura Colapietro is Senior Account Director at ING PR & Communications. She has 10 years’ experience in public relations and communications, working with clients across architecture, design, property and culture in the UK and internationally.

Laura advises senior management teams on all communications aspects and has an exemplary array of contacts, having delivered successful campaigns in collaboration with leading international organisations and institutions.

Find out more about Laura on the LCC Blog

Staff profile headshot of Colin Goad
Colin Goad, LCC industry mentor

Having graduated from LCC in 1996, Colin Goad has worked for many of the leading publishing agencies in London. He has since moved into a more branding and integrated communications field. Over his 21 year career, Colin has worked for companies including Coca-Cola, Kia Motors, BHF and the Ministry of Defence.

Find out more about Colin on the LCC Blog

Staff profile headshot Annie Masciave

Annalaura (Annie) Masciavè is a freelance photo editor and producer based in London. You can find some of her recent work in magazines such as Interview, Dazed & Confused, Porter and Lampoon, as well as for brands like Hermés, Bulgari and Kent & Curwen.

She collaborates with Lampoon, where she commissions and produces both photography and video content. Annie has worked for agencies such as Patricia McMahon Photography, Supervision NY and Saint Luke Artists, as well as for Mastered and Vivienne Westwood.

Find out more about Annie on the LCC Blog


Mentor and mentees in conversation

Industry Mentoring Scheme: Meet the Mentees

We sat down with a few the mentees to hear how they found the experience…