Student Employment Survey - print, canteen and shopping vouchers in exchange for your views!
UAL students and grads: Share your voice to give us insight into your views about employment. Once you’ve completed the survey, you will be entered into a prize draw to win vouchers for Love2Shop, UAL canteens and printer credits. We’ll use your answers to support you better by updating our services for the next generation of UAL professionals and creatives. Ends 30 June 2024

Creative Opportunities blog

  • UAL Graduation for the Class of 2023, Royal Festival Hall, 2023, UAL © Dave Poultney
    Inspiring alumni journeys and advice for your next steps

    As another academic year wraps up, many of you are ready to step into the world beyond university. This moment is filled with a mix of emotions: saying goodbye to friends, pondering your next steps, and embracing the excitement of new beginnings. So, what now? If you’re ever in need of inspiration, look no further … Continued

  • Pink Venus with cash © Juliette Stuart, Graduate showcase
    Exploring Experience: Voluntary Work versus Unpaid Work 

    Ever wondered how successful creatives made it to where they are in their careers? How did they break in? It’s an exciting journey filled with opportunities like creating self-projects for your portfolio or…gaining experience through unpaid internships.   Sometimes, it’s tricky to decide whether to pursue unpaid work. From passion projects to helping at charities, let’s … Continued

  • The Street inside Granary Square, King's Cross building ©John Sturrock
    Will your degree skills be relevant in 10 years?

    Thinking about the future of jobs can be exciting! With all the talk about AI and new technologies, it’s hard to imagine what jobs will be like in 10 years.  According to a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), jobs are changing because of new technology like AI and big data. The WEF’s Global … Continued

  • Interns working at Nooh studio © Alice Walker-Mitchell
    The Creative Business Internships: Merging Classroom Wisdom with Real-world Creativity 

    Welcome to the gateway of possibilities! The Creative Business Internships offer a thrilling chance to dive into hands-on work experiences within businesses crafted by UAL graduates. Today, we’re thrilled to share Zeynep Ozden’s journey as a recent graduate of BA Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins, who embarked on a transformative internship at Nooh … Continued

  • Reading in the library © Alys Tomlinson
    What’s your new year’s resolution for career success? 

    As we dive into a brand-new year, it’s the perfect time to harness the energy and enthusiasm for personal and professional growth. Let’s fire up our ambitions and set five vibrant and achievable career-focused resolutions that will supercharge our journey. Embrace learning beyond the curriculum Studying isn’t just about textbooks and exams – it’s about … Continued