Alumni Stories

Month: October 2016

Aurora Shannon: Graduate has had her name featured in over 70 film credits and has worked on some major motion pictures

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Aurora studied a BTEC National Diploma in Media Moving Image at Lewisham Southwark College. Now a Post-production Colourist at Double Negative Vancouver, Aurora has had her name featured in over 70 film credits and has worked on some major motion pictures. Proud moments and big name films Aurora’s job has given her many proud moments, [Read more…]

Smart ways to get work experience and stand out from the crowd

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Work experience is essential for getting ahead in today’s job market. There’s even a growing trend in employers rating work experience over grades. “About 80 per cent of employers think work experience is essential,” according to a recent study by the City & Guilds. Why? “The key is to show enthusiasm,” agree the experts in [Read more…]

How to do less work but get more done

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Parkinson’s Law is a popular productivity theory which states that “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” This means that if you work intensely for a shorter period of time, you actually achieve more than if you work on the same task for a number of days and allow yourself [Read more…]

5 women in tech who should inspire you, regardless of your gender

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Women in tech is a hot topic in the media right now. Melinda Gates has turned her focus to the topic, putting a team together which is dedicated to increasing the number of women in technology-related jobs. A computer-science graduate herself, Gates is concerned with statistics that on average just 30% of people working in [Read more…]