Open Skills Events

Join us for a series of open events (bookable) to hear the inside voices from the Creative sector and to hone your skills to give yourself a competitive edge in the workplace.

PREVIOUS EVENTS

YOUR CREATIVE IDEAS: JAMS, MAKE-A-THONS & DESIGN SPRINTS @ GOOGLE WITH RACHEL ILAN SIMPSON | THU 24 JAN 2019 | FREE
Join us as we work with an industry expert developing ‘Your Creative Ideas’ & working processes going from nothing to a high impact idea by the end of the session using Google’s Sprint Process technique.

MEET THE CREATIVE CAREERS ACADEMY / TELL YOUR STORY (MARKETING SKILLS) | THU 19 JUL 2018 | FREE
“Creativity is contagious, pass it on” – Albert Einstein

Find out more about the Creative Careers Academy, gain inspiration from creative professionals and get the inside track by meeting the first work placement participants and consider how social media can be an asset in your career.  Includes a chance to see The Influence Project exhibition and creative CV surgery.

CREATIVE RISK TAKERS (TECH SKILLS) | THU 11 OCT 2018 | FREE
“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try” – Dr. Seuss

In the second of our series of Open Skills events, join Hypen Lab’s Ece Tankal & Dr Romy Gad el Rab as they give an introduction to virtual reality (VR), content development, technical options, current research and how to get the ideas started.

PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR HEAD IS (SUPPORT SKILLS) | THU 06 DEC 2018 | FREE
“Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art” – Andy Warhol

A practical workshop bringing business acumen and finance skills to equip you in a professional working environment that underpin creativity and ensure sustainable business