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Planning Your First Steps as a Creative Graduate

Fresh out of a creative degree and need a little help with direction?

Career Planning Workshop by Make, Do and Begin in Partnership with Goldsmiths College.

Make Do & Begin’s Beki and Jacqui, are here to host a free practical workshop that aims to guide you through what steps to take to utilise your creative skills and earn an income.

Whether you are graduating this summer and are looking to identify your next steps; a student hoping to plan for the future or an alumni looking for direction - This session is open to all University of London Students and Alumni who are interested in identifying and monetising creative skills to support your professional development.

During the 2 hour session you will:

- Hear the real life stories behind successful Goldsmiths’ graduates

- Identify skills you already have that can help you earn an income

- Learn practical steps to start a low maintenance ‘side-hustle’

- Discover how to stay positive and focused during your first year as a graduate

- Leave with a clear plan of what you are going to do next

Got a question about starting your own business or setting up as a freelancer? Beki and Jacqui will be available after the workshop to help answer any questions you may have.

Suitable for all students and graduates interested in starting careers in the creative economy.

Date: Wednesday 10 July 2019

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Venue: MMB111

Book your space at this workshop!

A Career Planning Workshop by Make, Do and Begin in partnership with Goldsmiths College.


Make, Do and Begin is a training and coaching company started by Goldsmiths alumni Jacqui Rudd and Beki Gowing.

Jacqui Rudd - Jacqui is a craft industry specialist and Goldsmith's entrepreneur in residence, with extensive experience supporting small craft and design enterprises. After conducting a research project focusing on craft makers within the retail market, Jacqui is now on a mission to support maker entrepreneurs build their businesses and give them the tools and resources they need to stand out in a crowded market.

Beki Gowing - Beki worked in buying for John Lewis before starting the textile design studio Print & Press London in 2016. While still a part-time creative, she spends most of her time coaching creative start-ups and her research interests lie in building creative communities. Beki has worked with the Royal College of Art, Participatory City, Offset Warehouse and Women Who Create, and is a founding member of UAL’s Enterprising Alumni Committee.


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