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Upgrade your future path

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Open to current year 3 undergraduate LCC students and 2021 UG LCC graduates. 

Upgrade Your Future Path is a hybrid programme of events aimed at final year students and recent graduates of London College of Communication (LCC) who are interested in finding out more about career paths in the creative industries.

What do we offer? 

With a focus on connecting academia with professional expertise, our programme provides support through 3 key activities. 

1-1 Portfolio Reviews (Online) 

What does a successful graphic design, photography, PR or art direction portfolio look like? Discover ways to present both digital and physical work at our intensive 25-minute Portfolio Reviews sessions. Find out from industry experts what they look for when viewing work such as websites, sketchbooks, photography, personal statements or CVs. 

1-1 Portfolio Reviews take place on Wednesdays:

13 and 20 April 

11 and 18 May 

1, 15 and 22 June 

20 and 27 July

Book your place for the April Portfolio Reviews sessions

Speed Networking (In-person) 

In ‘speed dating’ fashion, speed networking events enable students to engage with industry professionals, helping them to practice their networking skills while expanding their professional networks. 

Speed Networking events take place on the 28 April and 7 July.

Book your place for the April Speed Networking event

1-to-1 Industry Mentoring (Online and in-person approach) 

Our 1-1 industry mentoring programme aims to encourage and support graduating students to take the next step in their career development. Together, mentors and mentees catch up regularly to explore a variety of ideas and aspirations tailored to specific goals. This helps students to feel more confident, informed and engaged in the professional landscape while also enabling mentors to further develop their own skillset and build new connections across our vibrant College community. 

1-1 Mentoring programme runs from July to October, consisting of 5 mentoring sessions.

Apply to become a mentee by Sunday 15 May

Upgrade Your Future Path is coordinated by Graduate Engagement at LCC. If you have any questions, or if you'd like to request further details on the programme, contact us:

Additionally, if you believe that there are any barriers to your participation in this opportunity, or if you have any access requirements that you wish to discuss, we’ll be happy to talk to you – simply get in touch via email on the address above.