Alumni Update // August 2018

By August 9, 2018Latest news

Below is the latest alumni update, which has been sent out to the alumni we have on our database by Uzma Khan, Events Manager at CCAD. If you didn’t receive this update direct to your inbox and you would like to, please contact Uzma at alumni@ccad.ac.uk or telephone directly on 01429 85 8463.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY // AN EVENING WITH AMBER BUTCHART

We have our first guest lecturer confirmed and it is the super talented Amber Butchart. Amber is a fashion historian and author and specialises in the historical intersections between dress, politics and culture. She has researched and presented documentaries for the BBC, including A Stitch in Time for BBC Four.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Booking information will be available soon on our Events page

THE MIDDLESBROUGH ART WEEKENDER IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Taking place from the 4th -7th October 2018, The Middlesbrough Art Weekender is are looking for an art collective, studio group or artist-led project space, based in the North, to submit a proposal to run an exhibition, performance or event as part of the Middlesbrough Art Weekender program.

TEES VALLEY BUSINESS COMPASS START UP PROGRAMME

Are you interested in starting your own business and not sure what funding and support is available? Find out more about how the Tees Valley Business Compass Start Up programme could help you on your way to becoming your own boss.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO FEATURE IN OUR NEXT ALUMNI NEWSLETTER?

We would love to hear what you have been up to and may include it in our next newsletter. Tell us more about what you have been doing since you left CCAD, we love hearing your stories!

TAKE A SELFIE AT YOUR PLACE OF WORK OR TOWN/CITY

Inspire future students, take a picture in your place of work or town/city and show future students what it means to work in the creative sector. Use the hashtag #CCADDone.

ALUMNI VOLUNTEER NETWORK

Do you want to give something back to future students?

Become a part of our alumni volunteer network and you could..

  • Share your professional knowledge at open days
  • Return as a guest speaker and offer career talks
  • Develop student employability by offering a placement, internship or graduate job

What do you gain?

  • Have your work displayed at exhibitions and shows
  • Boost your employment opportunities through networking
  • Be considered for future residency schemes
  • Boost your confidence and acquire new skills to add to your CV

Did you know 73%* of employers said they’d employ someone who’s volunteered over someone who hasn’t.

*Source: Reed Employment

THE BIS – CREATIVE INDUSTRIES MANAGED WORKSPACE – OPENING LATE 2018

Now opening in Late 2018. The former Post Office (GPO) building in Whitby Street is being refurbished and extended to turn it into a centre for business start-ups in the creative industries sector. The centre will offer a range of office and workshop space together with specialist business support. Facilities include: Reception Desk, Telephone System and WI-FI Access, Shower and Changing Facilities, CCTV Security and 2 Meeting Rooms with full presentation facilities.

Please visit Invest in Hartlepool for further information.

The facility will offer flexible rental terms and competitive prices*.

If you wish to express an interest in a unit then please get in touch with Patrick Chapman: patrick.chapman@ccad.ac.uk

*Prices will be available soon

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