Monday 19 March 2018 - 17.30

Date: Monday 19 March 2018
Time: 17.30 - 20.30
Venue: 4/F British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty
Enquiries: call 2913 5100 or email

Currently studying at secondary school and enjoy creative fields?

British Council, along with a selection of UK education institutions, industry bodies and employers, welcomes you to our Study & Careers in Creative Industries event on Monday 19 March 2018. This event is an opportunity for students to understand what university study options and resulting career paths exist within Architecture, Arts & Design and Fashion.

Talks by academics, industry professionals and employers, as well as the opportunity to ask questions and discuss your future opportunities, will enable you to form a clear idea of what future options await you. Topics that will be discussed at the event include:

  • Industrial connectedness and employability in art, design and the media
    This presentation outlines innovative and integrated approaches to industry partnership based curricula in Arts HE, explaining how this prepares students for fulfilling and meaningful careers in the growing, but competitive world of the creative industries.
  • Understanding the past, building the future – Architectural Design
    How do we live? How do our houses and apartments look, and how do they combine to make our villages, towns and cities? If these questions fascinate you, and if the answer you seek is not just an ‘academic’ one but one that you actively hope to address by your own design work and engagement with planning and construction, then architecture may well be for you.
  • How can fashion innovation respond to global challenges in the 21st century?
    This presentation outlines ground-breaking advances that aim to drive a more radical and experimental culture of research in the fashion and textiles sector, catalysing partnerships for innovation, bringing research closer to the industry and stimulating sustainable business for the UK designer fashion sector.
  • The Amazing World of Animation – Your Portal to a Career in the Creative Industries
    Whether your passion is animation, concept art, character design, storyboarding or visual effects a degree in animation can be our starting point. This presentation will show you how studying animation production can provide you with the knowledge and skills to pursue you area of interest in the creative industries.

The programme and speaker profile is attached below. 
Light refreshment will be provided.
By reservation only. To be conducted in English.  


Participating Universities

► Arts University Bournemouth 

► University of Kent 

► University of Portsmouth

► Oxford Brookes University