IGNITE Creative Futures for University of Plymouth
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IGNITE Creative Futures fortnight aims to help you make the most of the new IGNITE website where you can showcase your talent and connect with others. For further support contact your subject leader or email careers@plymouth.ac.uk

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Further support is available from the University of Plymouth Careers Service, including one to one appointments (telephone or zoom) and their rolling programme of weekly webinars - Find out more.

To learn why IGNITE is dedicated to connecting emerging talent with industry and the public click here. For IGNITE Festival of Creativity 2021 news click here.

To book please click onto the link and sign into MyCareer using your university username and password.

Get to know yourself better

22nd June - 6th July


When thinking about transitioning from your studies into the working world (graduate job, working for yourself etc.) it is important to have an idea of where you want to be and your ideal destination. This series of workshops is aimed to help you discover who you are, what you have to offer, what success may mean to you and what you would like you professional future to look like. When you know yourself better, you are able to plan, set goals and ensure you make the most of the Ignite platform to help you get there.

Available to University of Plymouth final year students from ADA and HPA, this series of workshops include:

Get ready to go live

22nd June - 6th July


The Ignite platform is a great opportunity to showcase your creative talent to existing and new audiences. As it will represent who you are as an designer, it is important to be thoughtful when writing your biography and selecting images. This series of workshops is aimed to help you create an engaging, impactful and authentic profile. 

Available to University of Plymouth final year students, from ADA and HPA, this series of workshops include:

Get ready to connect with others and maximise opportunities

22nd June - 6th July


The Ignite platform aims to connect you with the public and industry so you can generate creative, commercial and freelance opportunities. In order to make the opportunities you therefore need to be ready in terms of using your platform as a marketing tool to create your own opportunities, along with knowing how to deal professionally with incoming offers of work.

Available to University of Plymouth final year students, from ADA and HPA, this series of workshops include:

Get ready to work for yourself

22nd June - 6th July


Through making new connections and reaching new audiences, the Ignite platform could potentially lead to a range of new opportunities including working for yourself and collaborating with others to set up a business and/or developing projects. It is therefore important to know the basic principles of business and working for yourself. 

Available to University of Plymouth final year students, from ADA and HPA, this series of workshops include:

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Please note that these workshops are ONLY available to final year students in the School of Art, Design & Architecture and Humanities & Performing Arts who have access to this platform.