Creative Enterprise Month
A programme of exciting events has been announced to encourage creative enterprise among students.
Date: 11 June 2014
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
News from The Cass
Project Oracle to be launched as a charity at London Met
The organisation’s application to become a charity was approved earlier this year and will be launched as a charity next month.
SICK! Film Festival brings NORMAL back to the big screen
NORMAL, a film directed and produced by London Metropolitan University staff, examines the relationship between migration, sex trafficking and the sex industry.
An evening with MOBO founder Kanya King
Kanya King MBE, founder of the MOBO Awards visited London Met to speak about her career, and to offer advice to students and alumni.
Reusing rain leads to RSA Award for Christopher
Cass student Christopher Crawford-Kelly wins Royal Society for the Arts Student Design Award for innovative idea to reuse rainwater.
Do children really believe in Santa?
Research led by Chartered Psychologist, Dr Louise Bunce, reveals that belief in Father Christmas is still wide-spread among children.
New student rep elected to Board of Governors
Students at London Metropolitan University have a new representative to the Board of Governors.
Starting salary success for graduates
London Metropolitan University is the number one modern university for graduate starting salaries, according to The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2013.
New designs for Russian architecture
London Metropolitan University has played a major role in the creation of a new and radical architecture school in Moscow.
London Met students Get Ahead
Students at London Metropolitan University got the chance to boost their employment prospects and study skills at a special event “run by students, for students.”
Ceramist called up for Olympic exhibit
A talented ceramist from London Metropolitan University has been selected as one of just 14 artists to feature in a special exhibition celebrating the Olympics.
Celebrating the role of London Met
This year marks two decades since the 1992 Further and Higher Education Act allowed modern institutions to apply for university status.
Architecture author wins prestigious prize
An academic from The Cass has won a top prize at the Urban Design Awards 2012.