Creative Opportunities blog

  • Post-study visa options for international students

    For international students graduating from UK institutions, staying in the country to work after your studies can be challenging. However, gaining international work experience in the UK can also massively boost your career. It can open doors for further opportunities and networks, whether you decide to stay or ultimately return to your home country.   … Continued

  • 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.  In 2021, 25% of students surveyed by Prospects stated they were changing their career plans due to the pandemic, and 37% were unsure about what … Continued

  • Considering an international job to start your career

    Getting your first career break after graduating can be tough. Have you submitted dozens of job applications only to hear nothing back? If you’re open to experiencing new cultures and travelling, it might be worth considering jobs and internships abroad. UAL’s jobs board, Creative Opportunities, promotes creative industry roles and opportunities both in the UK … Continued

  • Find world-leading creative candidates on Creative Opportunities

    Looking to recruit for creative roles? University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2021 QS World University Rankings®. Our jobs board, Creative Opportunities, promotes creative industry roles and opportunities in the UK and internationally. With 1.1 million views in 2021, Creative Opportunities is the … Continued

  • Amber Duke-Cohan during her Internship at Superdrug. Photo Alys Tomlinson
    Top 3 transferable skills for creative graduates

    Whether you’re looking for a job or planning to start your own business, what skills do you need to survive and thrive in the creative sector?