Creative Enterprise Month
A programme of exciting events has been announced to encourage creative enterprise among students. The events, which bring together the expertise of National Association of University and College Entrpreneurs (NACUE), London Metropolitan University's ACCELERATOR, The Cass and others include workshops, roadshows, talks and other activities.
Creative enterprise education has been proven as valuable for both employability and to provide the skills necessary to create a financially sustainable creative practice which is why we support the development of those improving research, teaching and support in the field, helping to build connections with industry and providing excellent opportunities to creative students and graduates hoping to enter the creative industries.
This program of events is designed to teach, inspire and share creative enterprise knowledge
Insight and Inspiration Creative Enterprise Roadshow
12th June 10am – 5pm Accelerator London
NACUE Create, Enterprise Educators UK, Accelerator and Frances Brown (London Metropolitan University) are delighted to present the launch event of the Insight & Inspiration Roadshow, hosted at the Accelerator Business Incubator in London. This event follows on from the success of Insight & Inspiration; an introduction to enterprise education for creative subject students, authored by Frances Brown and will be a forum to share best practice in creative enterprise education practice and research, bringing together educators from across universities, colleges, think-tanks, NGO’s and leading independent entrepreneurs and creative students. Our goal is to share the outstanding work being pioneered in creative enterprise education, inform the next edition of the guide and its supporting online resource and to create networks of like-minded people.
CASS X ACCELERATOR Creative Enterprise Showcase
19th June 6.30pm – 8pm Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design (Central House)
. Networking/Exhibition until 9pm
Highlighting creative businesses coming from The Cass and Accelerator. The evening will include short industry talks, creative business exhibition and special showcase of student work.
Open to all! Don’t worry the main attractions will be over in time for the England match for you footy lovers!
Now or Never! Creative Career Day
20th June 9.30am – 5pm Accelerator London
Students and Graduates can ‘Pick and Mix’ a day of training, Q+As, inspiration and opportunities from businesses and employers across the creative industries including Karen Millen, Sales Gossip, Squid London, Urban Outfitters and More!
- Website: nacue.com
Recent news from The Cass
The Cass students think outside the box at iconic London art venues.
The Cass annual festival of employability and entrepreneurship.
Staff members recognised for outstanding contribution within the University.
A Cass Architecture alumnus, Alex Scott-Whitby has been announced as the winner of the London Festival of Architecture’s Modern Maypole competition in the centre of London.
The acclaimed actor and writer, Richard Katz, visits Cass Theatre Arts students to discuss his experience of working in the performing arts industry.
Thursday, 14 December, 3-8pm
The twelfth annual open studios at Calcutta House features exhibition by Fine Art BA and Photography BA students and a pop up exhibition by first year architects.
Musarc, the architectural choir/research project based at The Cass, has announced details of their 2017 Christmas Concert.
Students from The Cass recently participated in Window Wanderland, an international festive initiative developed by a Cass alumna.
Foundation students at The Cass exhibit over 2000 sculptures in pop-up plasticine exhibition
The Winter Graduation ceremony saw hundreds of London Met graduands celebrate their academic achievements at London’s Barbican Centre.
Sarah Jane Wilson, who studied Creative Writing at London Met, will have her debut novel published in 2018.
Denise Lewis, a recent Textile Design BA graduate, has won a competition to design curtain fabric for the anti-poverty and social action centre, Toynbee Hall.
Richard Wilson OBE, aka Victor Meldrew, was awarded an honorary degree by London Metropolitan University at the 2017 Winter Graduation ceremony.
London Met raises awareness of homelessness in London with a Textile Design project.
An evening of celebration was held in order to launch Just Met 2017, an anthology featuring creative writing work from students at the University.