Latest School News & Offers

There are always things to report at the school. Here you will see not only what is going on at the school but also what is happening throughout the creative industries, freelance world and how technology will effect designers and their environments. We also welcome any news you would like to share with us, so please feel free to contact us to share your related news with our school.

COURSES FOR EMPLOYERS & EMPLOYEES

All of our courses focus on businesses and organisations and the skills they need to grow and survive. It is all about providing the right balance to skills development along with the everyday work commitments of their employees at all levels. We also have fixed-term...

WORK LIFE BALANCE

Last month saw Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. The Foundation says that “the pressure of an increasingly demanding work culture in the UK is perhaps the biggest and most pressing challenge to the mental health of the general...

DINOSAURS AND CREATIVITY

Almost every business practice changes over time. A new technology or new way of working takes root and, slowly, the world of work evolves. But the last few weeks haven’t been about evolving from an old normal to a new normal, because evolution has had nothing to do...
COURSES FOR EMPLOYERS & EMPLOYEES

COURSES FOR EMPLOYERS & EMPLOYEES

All of our courses focus on businesses and organisations and the skills they need to grow and survive. It is all about providing the right balance to skills development along with the everyday work commitments of their employees at all levels. We also have fixed-term...

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WORK LIFE BALANCE

WORK LIFE BALANCE

Last month saw Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. The Foundation says that “the pressure of an increasingly demanding work culture in the UK is perhaps the biggest and most pressing challenge to the mental health of the general...

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FREELANCE FREEDOM

FREELANCE FREEDOM

It’s the strangest of times, with most of us working from home, or simply sitting at home waiting for life to return to normal. The trouble is that, however much we might wish for it, we’ll never get back to the old normal. For many of us, whether we like it or not,...

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HOW WE ARE COPING WITH LOCKDOWN

HOW WE ARE COPING WITH LOCKDOWN

Covid-19 means that, like it or not, we all have a lot more time on our hands, which we can either fritter away or use constructively. Although we can now see the end of lockdown, the world of work isn’t going to be quite the same ever again. The issue of having lots...

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CREATIVE THINKING

CREATIVE THINKING

Starting a design project from nothing can be one of the most frustrating tasks for any designer. Don’t say that you find it easy and you can come up with ideas easily when you are washing the dishes, cooking a meal or out walking the dog! We have heard it so many...

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LEARNING FOR THE NEW NORMAL

LEARNING FOR THE NEW NORMAL

In these unprecedented times a great many people are looking to acquire new skills or a new qualification to help them through lockdown, or provide their careers with a boost once lockdown ends. The internet is awash with so-called course providers offering cheap and...

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GOING FREELANCE IN THE NEW NORMAL

GOING FREELANCE IN THE NEW NORMAL

Being our own boss is something that a lot of people aspire to, and the current situation with Covid-19 is putting that aspiration into a new perspective.   Over the past few weeks, because of the unprecedented challenge of coronavirus and strict guidelines on...

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New Creative Writing Course

New Creative Writing Course

Over the past few weeks, because of the challenge of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and strict guidelines on social distancing, most of us who can have been working from home, a work option that is safer for all of us and our families. We are acutely aware of the stresses...

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Never Give Up!

Never Give Up!

Hristo has become a very creative and unique design force since studying with us. His ability to execute a design project quickly, uniquely and creatively is astounding. We asked Hristo what would he say to those thinking about becoming a design or looking to study...

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