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Event

2021

Event

Creative Shift Masterclasses

  • Location

    Virtual

  • Date

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Creative Shift are running a series of inspiring and practical industry led Masterclasses designed to support you during lockdown and beyond!

 

Whether you’re concerned about how to make money, find new jobs, network online, promote yourself and your work or build a community during this time, these masterclasses are for you!

 

You’ll get the chance to talk to a range of industry professionals covering different topics, hear their top tips and join in interactive Q+A conversations. 


Coming up in the Masterclasses Series:

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How to monetise your social media

Delivered by Corrie Jones, CEO and Founder of Untapped Digital

Tuesday 19th January – 2.30pm-3.30pm 

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In just one hour, we'll be exploring the top ways you can utilise social media to create extra income, including monetising your following, services and partnership opportunities. With practical activities and plenty of time for Q&A, we'll be running through the steps you need to take to start putting these ideas into action straight after the session.


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How to complete your LinkedIn profile and promote yourself effectively

Delivered by Dior Bediako, founder of Pepper Your Talk

Tuesday 2nd February – 10:30am-11:30am

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The first in the series is 'How to complete your LinkedIn profile and promote yourself effectively' with Dior Bediako, founder of Pepper Your Talk!


Book this event if you want to improve or start a great LinkedIn profile!


Get top tips on what to include and how to structure it, as well as how to use it to your advantage in your industry and make important connections.


(Book now)

 

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How to build a digital community online

Delivered by the host of 'It's All Blakademik' Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and team

Tuesday 16th February – 2.30pm-3.30pm 

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Join this session on "How to Build a Digital Community Online ' with the host of 'It's All Blakademik' Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and his fellow colleagues Shola Adesina and Ezekiel Taiwo.


In this session you'll learn how to how to define your purpose of creating an online community, how to build a committed group of followers, and get tips on how to grow your communities online through a range of different platforms suited to your area of expertise.


Book this event if you want to improve your skills on developing communities online and in real life!


(Book now)

 

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How to navigate new beginnings and know when to pivot 

Delivered by the host of 'Trusting the Process' Debra Chosen

Tuesday 2nd March – 2.30pm-3.30pm 

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Join this session on "How to Navigate New Beginnings and Know When to Pivot ' with writer, speaker and host of 'Trusting the Process' Debra Chosen.


Do you desire a new beginning but don’t know what that looks like?


This reflective and practical session will help you navigate change and ask some much-needed questions to help you find clarity on what’s next.


If so, book this session to learn key techniques that can help you get clear about your passions in life – be it personal or professional.


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How to start a creative business the sustainable way

Delivered by Martin Shillingford

Founder, consultant, designer.


Tuesday 16th March – 10.30am-11.30am 

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This informative and practical session will give you all the tips you need to set up your creative business, even in a pandemic.

Do you have a great business idea but not much money to start? Feel like the pandemic is keeping you from taking your next steps?


If so join us for this session to gain advice from a seasoned professional creative who is still taking on new projects even in these difficult times.


In this one hour session, we will cover the following;

• Developing a mindset that takes measured risks.

• Pursuing the ethical and sustainable way.

• Creating your own opportunities.


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Stay tuned for more Masterclasses coming up with our exciting industry partners!

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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


You must currently be a Home (UK) student studying on an undergraduate degree course at UAL and one or more of the following statements must 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
  • I have caring responsibilities (i.e you are a parent or look after a disabled or elderly family member)
  • 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 Masterclasses, please contact creativeshift@arts.ac.uk


Careers & Employability believe in shaping a diverse creative industry and support underrepresented students to make a living doing what they love.

 


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