Up & Coming Events

Welcome to our Events Page where our students can tell their stories about their work.

Student Talk: HARNESSING CREATIVITY 

1st years Freya and Jacob show their work and talk about the first term on the Graphic Design & Advertising course at UCEN Manchester.

Event Date: Thu, Dec 03, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM

Location: Online ZOOM Event
Price: FREE – Link to tickets below

Freya, is a progressing Art & Design student from The Manchester College shortlisted for her work with The Manchester Art Gallery and Craig Oldham on the ‘Right Here, Right Now’ project. Jacob, is a mature student living in Manchester bringing a background of website, app and t-shirt design to his first year on the course.

What’s going on:
Join Freya and Jacob as they discuss key creative pieces from their first term, such as – Postcards from a Modernist World, Branding for a Doodle Festival and what it’s like to study a creative subject during COVID times. Both students reflect on their work, their understanding of commercial creativity and their first term on the course.

What will I learn:
This student talk is intended to give UCAS applicants a good understanding of what the first term is like on the Graphic Design & Advertising course at UCEN Manchester. Topics will include processes, projects and subjects taught, concluding in a Q&A.

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EVENT EXPIRED / ‘The Art of Food Packaging’ Alumni Jamie Keeble: The Flava People

Jamie Keeble discusses his first two years in the design industry.

Event Date: Wed, Aug 26, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM

Location: Online ZOOM Event
Price: FREE – Link to tickets below

During his two years in the design industry Jamie has worked with clients across the food packaging sector. Currently he has been working with YO! Sushi at The Flava People who’s clients include, Meat Lust, Blend Bros and No Yolk.

What’s going on:
Jamie talks about how the Graphic Design & Advertising course prepared him to tackle the specialist area of packaging design. Jamie discusses returning to study as a mature student and the importance of walking into a job following graduation.

What will I learn:
• How to prepare for job hunting & interviews
• Learn about packaging within the design industry
• How The Flava People approach design work for clients

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EVENT EXPIRED / Learn how UCEN Mcr students tackle an industry brief by Kin + Carta
Hosted by student Andrew McAlinney, join an intimate symposium to get under the hood of a high level industry set brief.

Event Date: Thu, Jul 9, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM

Location: Online ZOOM Event
Price: FREE – Link to tickets below

Speak to students and discover how BA (hons) students tackled an industry set brief from Kin + Carta winning a shadowing & mentoring experience for a month.

What’s going on:
Join an intimate symposium to get under the hood of a high level industry set brief from Kin + Carta.

What will I learn:
• Learn about our design programme run by alumni at Kin + Carta
• See graduate students’ work & learn about their different approaches
• Follow the brief, through from launch, initial ideas, workshops from Kin + Carta, the final pitches & placement experiences.

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