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                                        Creative Shift Team
Creative Shift Team

1pm - 2pm


Creative Shift Check In's + Gemma Levitas (2021/22)

Creative Shift Check In's + Gemma Levitas (2021/22) 

Are you struggling to make sense of the creative industries in this current climate we are in?

Do you need a safe space to speak to the Creative Shift team to seek support on developing a career in the creative industry?

If yes;

Join us, the Creative Shift team to talk about the challenges everyone is facing and harness helpful advice available from UAL and the creative industries. We hope that we can support each other in these unknown times by providing a safe space to share thoughts and resources to motivate and support you in your career journey.

  • Please note that we keep all conversations confidential, and we ask you to do the same too.
  • On arrival, we’d love to get to know you and it would be great if you could introduce yourself to the group and tell us a little about yourself. (Name, Course, College)
  • If you have been to a session before, we’ll get you to share an update of what's been happening in your world since the last time we met.

Date and Time:

Every Tuesday from 1-2pm (during term time).


Book your ticket on Eventbrite through this page!

Zoom Link:

A Zoom link will be provided to you closer to the date via email.



Gemma Levitas

We will be joined by Gemma Levitas who is a Clinical Psychotherapist and Transformational Life Coach. 

Formerly she worked in radio as a Breakfast Show Presenter for the UK's Heart FM network, before making a complete career change and leaving the world of broadcast to embark on her post-graduate Clinical Training. 

Gemma has a deep and enduring interest in Psychology and Human Behaviour and works with people to help them make changes in their lives. In her transformational work, Gemma  helps people connect with their true selves, align with their goals, overcome limitation and live a life of their own design. 

Her company, Therapize, is based in London and she can be contacted via or Instagram @gemmalevitas


Eligibility Criteria

We have identified the following groups within UAL’s Access & Participation Plan (APP) as ‘underrepresented’ in the creative industries, and are running this programme to support these students to access industry and meet our commitments to APP.

Research shows that specific student groups benefit from targeted support and these sessions are intended for students from the following priority groups. This is part of Creative Shift’s strategy and commitment to creating a more diverse cultural sector.

Creative Shift are part of UAL’s Careers & Employability's department and are a team dedicated to supporting students who meet the following criteria, in line with UAL’s Access & Participation Plan.

This project is open to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Home (UK) student
  • Studying on an Undergraduate Degree course (BA, BSc)

and one or more of the following statements also apply to you:

  • I am a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic student
  • My parent(s)/ guardian(s) have not completed a University Degree.
  • I receive the UAL bursary
  • I am a care leaver or care giver
  • I am disabled according to the Equality Act 2010
  • I have taken part in the UAL Insights programme

If you have any questions about Creative Shift Check In's, please contact



Who can I contact about my access requirements?

If you believe there are any barriers to your participation in this event, or you have any digital access requirements you wish to discuss, we are happy to talk to you. Please contact us in advance by emailing Creative Shift at:

Does UAL provide any other support for graduates?

Careers and Employability is committed to helping you to make a living doing what you love, providing support for graduates for up to 5 years after graduation. For more details click here.