SED Opportunity Digest – 20 July 2023 – Concise Version

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TALK TO RU ABOUT CREATIVE CAREERS OR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH – Ru is happy to chat any time and create some plans for your future or talk through worries and sign post you to further support. Book an appointment

TALK TO YOUR CAREERS CONSULTANT – Don’t forget your careers service is open all year round and can help with finding jobs, making great applications and becoming more confident in interviews. Book an appointment or email your careers consultant Fliss Bush

From QMUL, Partners & Friends

QMUL Virtual Careers Fair 2023 –  Thu, Aug 3, 2023, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Register here (you must be logged in with your QMUL credentials)

Investigative Journalism Masterclass with The Blood Rep Investigations Substack – 29 July

Join QMUL alumnus Tam Hussein to experience a real-life journalism investigation, as you and your team apply open-source investigative techniques to a detailed case-study

Students can get £35 tickets or email Tam for limited free tickets (in exchange for some marketing work).

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We’re looking for bold, authentic and first-person-led stories that explore the theme of pleasure through art, food, design, architecture, gender and sexuality from women, non-binary and other marginalised genders. 

Specific callout for Calling all Trans or Non-binary Creatives and Writers  We want to spotlight the multitude of experiences for trans and non-binary people that respond to themes of Pleasure/Joy/Desire. The selected writer will receive £50 for their completed essay and be published in-print. Deadline: Sunday 30th July 2023.

Submit your work

Be part of The Space Winter Season with your show…

Why should you apply to be a part of our Winter Season? Find out more on our website!

The deadline to submit an application is midnight on Friday 11th of August

More info and apply

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Workshop: Content Production for Digital Marketing at Roundhouse – 11am-5pm

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M&C Saatchi Open House – Online Advertising Training Programme

M&C Saatchi Open House is a free online training programme open to anyone.  Yes, ANYONE. No matter who you are or where you are, we’re opening our doors for all to experience the joys of the creative communications industry.  We are on a mission to remove barriers to access. Whether you are starting out, shifting your career, returning to work after a break or just finding out more, we can’t wait to meet you during our 8-week programme.

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Masterclass: Exploring Dystopia in Games at BAFTA – 26 July

In this masterclass hosted by Elle Osili-Wood, you will hear from Gareth Damian Martin and Jörg Tittel as creators of two recently released games which explore dystopian futures from the perspective of a worker.

Book here

TV Production Management Course with Georgina Bobb

£117.66 discounted for our students – Various Dates in September

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Zoom Dive | The impact of generative AI on creative entrepreneurs

THU 27 JUL 14:00 BST, ZOOM  

Gen AI and machine learning are big topics right now – not a day goes by when they aren’t making the headlines. As a creative entrepreneur, you may be worried about the impact of Gen AI and whether it’s a threat or an opportunity for your business. Join us for a talk with Gen AI expert Paul Dowling about how Web 3.0 has revolutionised art in the digital world and the implications Gen AI is having on art today. You’ll also discover how Gen AI will facilitate an explosion of creative talent and how to use Gen AI tools to enhance your own business.  


Book Fair – Small Press Fest Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 July

Join us for the second iteration of Small Press Fest, an annual fair celebrating small-press and independent publications. Browse through publications, meet artists and publishers, and participate in the activities. This year, the programme also explores solidarity in publishing practices.

From the Lips to the Moon created by Pouya Ehsaei and Tara Fatehi brings together performances by Jabbaristan, and poetry by Dzifa Benson, Momtaza Mehri, Maureen Onwunali and Silai. There will be a book launch of Moving Pictures Painted, a sale of aflam vintage posters from the 1950s to 1970s, and a pop up bookshop by Maqam, readings for children by LibLib Publishing and a screening and conversation on DIY cultures festival becoming a solidarity network with Hamja Ahsan.

Featuring tables by aflam, CentreCentre, Chutney Magazine, Discontent, Hamja Ahsan, Khidr Collective, LibLib Publishing, Maqam Books, Small Tune Press, STUART, the87press, alongside a curated table with contributions from Book Works, Hajar Press, LUMIN, Rab-Rab Press, The Book Society Seoul, amongst others.

Check out the full programme for Small Press Fest

Application process for sponsored places for An Introduction to Publishing Course from 29 August

We try to keep our fees as low as possible. But we wouldn’t want them to be a barrier. Which is why there are sponsored places available on all our courses.

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