SED Opportunity Digest – 11 March 2022

Welcome to our latest round up of events, opportunities and schemes that may help you meet collaborators, improve your career prospects or simply broaden your horizons.

Please let us know if you have any suggestions for the next edition via

From QMUL, Partners & Friends


Calling all undergraduate students! Applications for SCP Sprint are now open.

Work on a real-life consultancy project over 8 days that you can use on your CV when applying for graduate jobs

Apply and info

Arts and Culture Events Associate

Login and Apply
Register and Apply
Reference: SH230222ACEA Location: Mile End Hours per Week: 20.0 Job Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: £11.28 per hour Closing date: 16/03/2022 Start date: 21/03/2022 End date: 23/12/2022 Sector: Catering / Hospitality / Events

A unique and exciting opportunity for QM Students and recent (post 2019) QM graduates with experience of, or a strong interest in Arts and Culture.

This is an opportunity to be trained in areas of venue/events management and to actively ensure the success of a range of innovative and diverse events.

In the Spotlight: SED Drama Alumni Panel – Netflix/Paddington/BBC/Cocorio/Roman Road Trust

Drama alumni panel - read the descriptions below for mini bios.

Wed, Mar 16, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM


Register here

Marketing & PR Intern (Arts Management)

Please email Melanie or talk to her if you’re interested via

The purpose of this internship is to offer marketing and PR support to the team at Abundant Art. You will work closely with the team to execute publicity and marketing campaigns for two key events including a film screening and a workshop-based performance with BA Honours students of Trinity Laban. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in arts marketing and performing arts management.

Abundant Art focuses on performing arts delivered through our Artzine, workshops, performances, film making, and heritage programs. We continue to bring a thriving multi-faceted cultural and entertainment scene to our audience through our e-mag. Through our projects, we encourage understanding heritage in a contemporary context and transforming it into a living experience to the younger generation. We strive to make artistic heritage accessible and relevant to people in the most suitable way.  

Application deadline: 26 March, midnight

Pay: London Living Wage, £11.05/hr

Start: late April (5 weeks, two days a week)

More information and to apply:

Outside QMUL

Free tickets* to top shows via Central Tickets seat filling

Please note you must pay an admin fee per ticket

Sign up and see the shows available


A Tate Late event at Tate Modern, crowd holding up their phones to capture a performance in purple lighting.

We’re keeping Tate Modern open later than ever with three back-to-back events in celebration of Surrealism Beyond Borders!

Step into the surreal with our first event, featuring tarot, live DJ sets and a special performance by singer-songwriter Celeste.

We’re keeping Tate Modern open later than ever with three back-to-back events in celebration of Surrealism Beyond Borders!

Step into the surreal with our first event, featuring tarot, live DJ sets and a special performance by singer-songwriter Celeste.

Book your free tickets

Could you be the next Poetry Slam Champion?

Deadline: Mon 11 April, 10am | Ages 18-25

Applications are now open to compete in the 2022 Roundhouse Poetry Slam,where young poets from across the UK get the chance to compete for the coveted Roundhouse Poetry Slam champion title, and a cash prize.

This is an oppportunity not to be missed!
Check it out

Get into TV & Film

Deadline: Mon 4 April, 10am | Ages 18-25

Are you currently not in education, employment or training? Kickstart a career in live broadcasting and film with our Behind the Lens programme.


Work from the Roundhouse

Weekdays, 25th April-22 July | Age 18-30

Use our new shared workspace as your office! Gain access to workshops, 1×1 Surgeries, live talks and networking events – all for free! 

check it out


In celebration of her current exhibition at Tate Modern, you’re invited to tune in to a FREE digital discussion with artist Lubaina Himid and Chisenhale Gallery director Zoé Whitley.

Himid’s a cultural activist and art professor who aims to drive social engagement and amplify overlooked histories. Listen in as the pair chat about her inspiring life and work, plus take part in a Q&A.
Event date: Thursday 10 March, 5.30pm, on Zoom.

Book your spot

New mentorship scheme for Arab film programmers! 

Are you an early-career film programmer who identifies as Arab and lives in the UK? Be part of our new mentorship scheme and work with us on SAFAR Film Festival.

We are looking for 3 enthusiastic film programmers aged 18-30 who will work together to create an event for SAFAR. Over 3 months, you will devise, programme and run the event, taking ownership of it from start to finish. During that period you’ll receive guidance from and work alongside the core Festival team and you will also benefit from 3 dedicated mentoring sessions with external industry specialists.

Interested? Head to our website to check out the full opportunity and apply. The deadline to submit your application is 25 March at 5pm.

SAFAR Futures is supported by the City of London Corporation’s Inspiring London Through Culture fund.


Application deadlines for Warburg Institute postgraduate scholarships have been extended

The Warburg Institute at the University of London is one of the world’s leading centres for studying the interaction of ideas, images and society. Students of the Warburg Institute have access to some of the best resources for the academic study of the humanities in London. 9 scholarships are available for our MA programmes in Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture and Cultural, Intellectual and Visual History. Scholarships are also available for the PhD programme.

MA PROGRAMME FUNDING: We are able to offer seven Peltz-Roden Scholarships for the academic year 2022-23, covering fees up to a maximum rate of the home/EU student fee (£7,680) for a one-year full-time MA course (or £8,630 for the MA in Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture). The scholarships are open to students who have applied to study on either of our MA programmes and who are self-funded and domiciled in the UK or European Union. New application deadline: 3 May 2022.

Full details:

We are able to offer two American Friends of the Warburg Institute Scholarships for the academic year 2022-23, covering the international student fee (£17,150) for a one-year full-time MA course (or £17,670 for the MA in Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture). The scholarships are open to students who have applied to study on either of our MA programmes, who are self-funded, and who are citizens of a country within North America. The scholarships are awarded on academic merit. New application deadline: 3 May 2022.
Full details:

Your invitation to a special evening of art-Private view-‘Together’ a cross arts exhibition at October Gallery


Orion Publishing are looking for an incredible queer reader, to be the voice of a major new book release this summer!

This is a casting opportunity for queer performers, actors & voice artists interested in reading for a fabulous new audiobook!

The deadline to apply has been extended until 14th March. See all the details about the book itself, what the publishers are looking for and details on the application.

Found Arts Festival is a space for emerging artists to connect and challenge through seeing, doing, listening, discussing and creating.

It runs for six dates across March, starting this Friday!

The festival has been curated for anyone who identifies as an emerging artist in the performing arts industry, with or without training, and is aged 16+. Each day of the festival is designed to stretch creativity and equip participants with practical skills as well as allow space to discuss, connect and network with peers. This will be followed by a quality performance in the evening.
To book please visit this link:

We are also offering 5 free bursary day tickets each day for emerging artists facing financial hardship. The free bursary day tickets will be allocated on a first come first serve basis – to apply for this please email 

Local Events & Workshops

Closing soon

Further sources of interesting events, opportunities and jobs are…

Apples & Snakes Artists Newsletter | Arts Admin E-Digest | ArtsJobs | BBC Academy | Creative Access (Jobs) | ERIC – Career + Opportunities App | JournoResources | Lectures.London | MediaBeans (media jobs) | QMUL Careers | Presspad | Tower Hamlets Arts | Write at Home (freelance writing opps)

Published by

All Things SED Editor

I am the Web and Marketing Administrator in the School of English and Drama. Amongst my various roles, I run the School's website ( and its Twitter feed (@QMULsed). I also manage the running of the School's Open Days and draft promotional materials.

Leave a Reply