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Month: November 2015

Performing arts students chosen for professional play

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Dean Phillips and Peace Onomor, both 18, have been selected in a theatre adaptation of Quentin Blake’s much loved children’s book ‘Clown’. Director Teresa Early, who adapted the book for the stage, approached the Drama Department when two of her cast members withdrew. Dean and Peace are studying in their second year of UAL Level [Read more…]

Sky-high alumnae encourage current students

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

We love to see familiar faces pop in to the College, revisiting their learning environment and sharing post-college experiences with new students. And that’s exactly what happened in November 2015, when two successful alumnae returned to give a guest lecture to encourage current cabin crew learners. Lily Massey (who completed a Level 2 City & [Read more…]

Crowd-funding: How to use it for your business

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Do you have an amazing business idea? Or are you already self-employed and want to take your business to the next level? With more and more people choosing to retrain and leave their current jobs to set out on their own, we thought it was high-time we gave our alumni a guide to crowd-funding. Here’s [Read more…]

4 Great Ways to Volunteer at your College (that benefit everyone)

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

We want to build lasting connections with our current and former students, enrich our curriculum and open doors for our alumni. You can volunteer in a number of ways, both big and small, which will inspire and inform your fellow alumni and help attract new students to your former College. What you’ll get back is [Read more…]

Changing your career is easier than you think

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Changing your career can be a daunting prospect, but if you want to do something new, develop your existing role into something else or just fancy a challenge then it may be the right decision for you. Many of our alumni have come to learn that making the decision to change your career is often [Read more…]

LONDON’S LATEST COLLEGE BUILDING GETS STUDENTS’ SEAL OF APPROVAL

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Lewisham Southwark College has celebrated the official topping-out ceremony for its Southwark campus in The Cut, Waterloo. The College’s £40m project – built by Balfour Beatty – will feature state-of-the-art facilities including science laboratories, fashion studios, sprung dance floors, and the latest business and computing technology. The rooftop terrace offers stunning views over London – [Read more…]

FANTASY FESTIVAL IDEAS ATTRACT HIGH PRAISE

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

A number of our Level 2 apprentices received the chance to pitch creative initiatives to a range of respected managers. 15 students from technical theatre, community arts, venue operations, costume and wardrobe programmes participated in the exciting challenge, as part of their Technical Certificate unit entitled ‘Principles of developing creative ideas’. Groups were tasked with [Read more…]