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Art installation by Becky Slaytor.

Careers and Employability

The latest news, stories and updates from UAL's Careers and Employability team.

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  • How to ask for a mental health day

    How to ask for a mental health day

    It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and If you’re feeling burned out, then it’s time to ask for a mental health day. Mental health awareness has come a long way compared to the past but there’s still a stigma when it comes to asking for a

  • Creative Business Accelerator: The Demo Day

    Creative Business Accelerator: The Demo Day

    The 2021 Creative Business Accelerator programme recently culminated in a Demo Day celebration on 28 April. The hybrid-event hosted at London College of Fashion, gave potential applicants a chance to see how the programme could help their business

  • What are the 2021 cohort from the Creative Business Accelerator up to now?

    What are the 2021 cohort from the Creative Business Accelerator up to now?

    As we approach the application deadline for the 2022 Creative Business Accelerator (CBA) programme on 9 May, we caught up with some of our 2021 businesses and founders at the recent Demo Day event, to see what they achieved during the programme.

  • Creative Hack: UAL cross-college collaboration for social and environmental good
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    Creative Hack: UAL cross-college collaboration for social and environmental good

    UAL’s Creative Hack took place online and at High Holborn over 2-days at the start of the Spring break. This year had the theme ‘Collaborate to Create > Create to Make Change’.

  • Ways to gain experience at the start of your career
    Mei Zhang (Study Abroad Student), Natalie Gibson (Tutor) and Rita Kumari (Specialist Print and Dye Technician and Associate Lecturer) in the Print and Dye Workshop. Copyright holder: Alys Tomlinson.

    Ways to gain experience at the start of your career

    Getting your first career break can be tough. More often than not there’s huge competition for graduate-level jobs, and repeatably sending out applications and not hearing back can prove unmotivating.