Karen Westland’s Narratives Worth Celebrating Presentation is now available

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Karen Westland’s Narratives Worth Celebrating Presentation on ethical making is now available to view here: Karen Westland – Ethical Making

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Mount Stuart Trust Visual Arts Programme Emerging Artist Residency in Socially Engaged Practice Open Call

Mount Stuart Trust Visual Arts Programme
Emerging Artist Residency in Socially Engaged Practice
Open Call
Mount Stuart Trust’s Visual Arts Programme has an international reputation. With
seventeen years experience of working with established artists, we are now expanding the programme and seeking to work with artists at an earlier stage in their careers. We want to ensure the residency benefits island communities and to this end the residency will focus on socially engaged practice.This new, specialist opportunity will give an emerging artist time and space to explore their practice in response to one particular location and group of their choice.

Length of residency: 4-8 weeks.                    Date: from November 2018.
Accommodation: will be provided.              Fee: £472 per week.

To be eligible you should;
▪ be based in Scotland or have attended a Scottish Art School
▪ have graduated within the last five years
▪ demonstrate a genuine track record of community engagement and its significance to artistic practice
▪ commit to living on Bute for the duration of the residency.

An invited panel, in conjunction with Mount Stuart, will select the successful candidate.
Please send
• CV , including two referees
• letter of application demonstrating your previous commitment to socially engaged practice and an outline of how you might approach working on Bute and any particular sector you would hope to engage with
• 6 images of work

to Morven Gregor, Mount Stuart Trust, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, PA20 9LR Or email
morven@mountstuart.com mobile- 07471900946

Deadline for applications: 30th June 2018 Successful candidate announced: 20th August 2018

Mount Stuart Trust Emerging Artist Residency 2018

Bo concept are hiring (Glasgow)

WE ARE RECRUITING!

We are looking for Design Consultants, both full time & part time positions available. Glasgow city centre based.

If Carlsberg made Interiors Stores…
• We help the customer customise our furniture designs to their own needs?
• We offer a free lifetime guarantee; yes, lifetime!
• We have 260 stores in 60 countries; one of the top furniture brands in the world.
• We hold the Guinness book of world records for the world’s longest sofa
• The store team has complete control of how customers are looked after.
• Perks, bonuses, staff discount and freedom second to none.
• Our customer policy is ‘The answer is yes, what is the question?’
• No uniform, you are a professional!

You will be:
• from a design background, ideally interiors related.
• Experienced in working with high ticket items ideally.
• Practical minded with an eye for design.
• Exceptional with time management.
• Hyped and raring to go.

Advantageous to have; 
• You have the personality to sell snow to polar bears.
• Your current employer will panic when you resign.

Interested?
e-mail a CV to Melanie on mmax@boconcept.co.uk

https://www.boconcept.com/en-gb/stores/find-your-local-store/united-kingdom/scotland/boconcept-glasgow

The GSA Careers Service Bulletin

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This week’s GSA Careers Service events, opportunities and advice

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Monday 30th April 2018 10.30am Principal Seminar Room Two Reid Building Networking Bootcamp

The Networking Bootcamp is packed full of tips, advice and guidance on how to successfully establish, participate and grow your professional network. All welcome . Book your place email careers@gsa.ac.uk

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Thursday 3rd May 2018  6.15pm- 8pm  Reid Lecture Theatre

BBC Studio: Getting into Media, Production and TV

Julia Bird Talent Manager BBC Scotland will present an overview of careers at the BBC with top tips and advice on working in media and production.

The BBC make a range of programmes from Glasgow, and the majority of Arts content for the BBC including Imagine (BBC1), Front Row (BBC2), and various arts documentaries exploring the lives and works of prolific artists including Roald Dahl, Billy Connolly, Muriel Spark and Angela Carter. Julia looks after Arts, Religion and History. Prior to working for the BBC, Julia was a freelance producer predominantly for Channel 4, working As a with Kirsty Allsopp for a number of years and produced programmes such as Kirstie’s Homemade Home and Fill Your House for Free. She has also worked on Big Brother, Wife Swap and Location, Location, Location.

This is a not to be missed session for anyone interested in a career in media, production and TV

Eventbrite ticketing: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bbc-studio-getting-in-to-media-and-tv-production-tickets-45286309571

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Friday 4th May 2018  12.15pm Reid Lecture Theatre Reid Building

Enterprise Studio Summer School Briefing Session

Enterprise Studio: Summer School (incorporating MODUAL:) is a free, three-week long programme open to students or recent graduates from The Glasgow School of Art (GSA), the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) and University of the Arts London (UAL). The programme is designed to equip you with the digital, entrepreneurial, collaborative and practical skills that will support you in making the transition from student to professional, creative practitioner.

Find Out More
Join us at the Reid Auditorium at GSA on 4 May at 12.15pm for a short Briefing Session. Led by Fred Deakin (UAL) and Libby Anson (GSA) you will find out more about the programme, how it can help you and how to apply.

Please Register on this page using your GSA or RCS address (if you are a current student): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/briefing-session-enterprise-studio-summer-school-including-modual-tickets-45338022245

images (5)GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

If you are a final year student and looking for graduate employment opportunities, don’t forget that Graduate Schemes, Training and Opportunities launch in September and will be advertised throughout your final year. Make sure you keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities and apply within the deadlines.

In your 3rd year of study and interested in a graduate scheme? Did you know that many graduate employers run summer internship programmes… check out the current internship vacancies here: https://targetjobs.co.uk/internships

images (5)PAID INTERNSHIPS & VOLUNTEERING

Design internship Paid Roche (Paid Location: Hertfordshire Deadline: continuous) : https://www.prospects.ac.uk/employer-profiles/roche-19433/jobs/designer-industrial-placement-2452909?sortBy=dp&careers=37%2C169&size=20&page=0

Paid internship with Sandwell Council- including museum and heritage (Paid closing 1/5/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/sandwell-mbc/668595-internship-opportunities

PWC women in business technology scheme (1st year students) placements throughout the year (salary: competitive location: Leeds deadline: ongoing): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/pwc/668521-women-in-business-first-year-students-in-technology

Brake community fundraising intern (10month internship): https://www.prospects.ac.uk/graduate-jobs/community-fundraising-intern-2620803?sortBy=dp&careers=37%2C169&size=20&page=0

images (5)CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE + EVENTS

Check out Artsy’s must see summer shows list: https://www.artsy.net/feature/must-see-summer-shows

Artquest have great advice for making the most of your Degree Show; https://www.artquest.org.uk/how-to-articles/making-the-most-of-your-degree-show/

Fits Small Business have 7 top tips for developing your business card: https://fitsmallbusiness.com/business-cards/

images (5)GSA GRADUATES & BUSINESS

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GSA Graduate Laura Spring has been selected for the British Council’s Helsinki Design Residency 2018. Find out more here: https://design.britishcouncil.org/blog/2018/apr/19/laura-spring-selected-helsinki-design-resident-201/

Closing very soon, Unlocking Ambition a brilliant opportunity for an emergent graduate to fund their business start-up (up to £45,000 funding, Deadline May 2nd 2018) http://www.cando.scot/unlocking-ambition/

You can make a careers appointment with the GSA Careers Service at any point of studies or as a graduate. Email careers@gsa.ac.uk to book now.

 

Enterprise Studio: Summer School

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What’s in store after graduation?
Do you dream of your own start-up studio or company?
Would you like to explore the potential of your ideas?

Enterprise Studio: Summer School is a free, three-week long programme open to students and recent graduates from The Glasgow School of Art (GSA), the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) and University of the Arts London (UAL). The programme is designed to equip you with the digital, entrepreneurial, collaborative and practical skills that will support you in making the transition from student to professional, creative practitioner.

 
Find Out More
Join us at the Reid Auditorium at GSA on 4 May at 12.15pm for an hour’s Briefing Session. Led by Fred Deakin (UAL) and Libby Anson (GSA) you will find out more about the programme, how it can help you and how to apply.

 
Click here to Register for the Briefing Session on Eventbrite now.  

About Enterprise Studio: Summer School

You will enjoy process-driven, production-led and taught delivery methods that offer an experiential programme intended to inspire, challenge and enable you to test and develop your skills in a safe environment.
Enterprise Studio: Summer School allows you to:
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Get critical feedback from leading industry experts
+ Collaborate with peers from UAL and RCS
+ Create a cross-disciplinary portfolio project
+ Engage with cutting-edge digital tools
+ Develop practical skills for launching your business
+ Gain a year of postgraduate Business Development Support
+ Build your Creative Network
Enterprise Studio: Summer School takes place over three weeks 23 July – 10 August 2018, and includes an intensive two-week programme – Modual:

Modual: is an innovative educational initiative created by Fred Deakin, Professor of Digital Arts at University of the Arts London. Over the course of Modual: you will explore your inner creative purpose, develop vital cross-disciplinary collaborative skills and create your own innovative projects, alongside regular mentorship from leading industry experts. At the end of the second week, you will present your projects to a live audience of creative industry leaders, peers and investors.

As part of the final week of the Summer School, you will then choose whether or not you want to transition into a physical space within the city of Glasgow, to start your creative business. If you choose this option, you will be supported by a year-long programme of Business Development Support.

More on Modual:
Watch the short video:
www.modual.org
Twitter @modualworkshop
Instagram @modual_workshop

Any Questions?
Contact Libby Anson l.anson@gsa.ac.uk

Can Do Scotland Unlocking Ambition

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Can Do Scotland Unlocking Ambition

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN – DEADLINE 2 MAY

RSE  are looking for 20 start up entrepreneurs who want to start and grow businesses in Scotland that have the potential to make a significant difference to society.

If you’re successful you’ll receive grant funding, access to a network of entrepreneurs as mentors, support for your business, training and development, and a link in to international networks.

ACADEMIC: RSE Enterprise Fellowship Programme

For start-up entrepreneurs with potential to scale up their businesses.

Support includes grant funding (around £45,000 per person), business training, tailored support for areas such as your financial plan, business plan, spin out/start-up process, marketing and sales – and visiting status with an agreed university or research institute. You’ll also get access to international networks. Successful applicants will start a 12 month programme to build their business, mentored by world leading experts from our partner organisations.

Find out more here: http://www.cando.scot/unlocking-ambition/ 

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