The Blog

Month: July 2017

How to write a non-fiction e-book

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  A new series on self-publishing e-books. Coming soon: How to market your e-book | The most successful self-published business books   Last time, we told you the wealth of opportunities there are in making money writing and self-publishing your own e-book.   Self-publishing on platforms like Kindle mean that you don’t have to rely on a book [Read more…]

How your testimonial can directly help a student

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  Filling out our short testimonial form is one of the quickest and easiest ways you can make an impact on our current and future students.   Why? Because it shows the impact our courses can have using a real-life example, and can inspire someone to sign-up to a course, make a change, and go [Read more…]

How to get your first job

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  Are you a first-time job hunter? The job market can be a scary, overwhelming place, with hurdles to jump over, etiquette to learn and sometimes, rejection to overcome.   Business Insider interviewed a company founder who has hired over 1,000 people and collected his top tips for recent graduates on breaking into the market. [Read more…]

Best apps for returning to study

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Want to work smarter, not harder? Try using these apps to maximise your productivity. From clever study tools to timesaving hacks, these top apps for studying will have you covered both inside and outside the classroom.   IStudiez Lite/Pro What is it? A class and homework planner Why is it so helpful? This app is [Read more…]

Benefits of learning a musical instrument

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without,” said Chines philosopher, Confucius.   The benefits of learning a musical instrument can bring huge benefits to your mental wellbeing, quality of life and so much more. If you’ve ever thought about trying out a music course but have never got round [Read more…]

5 habits to instantly make you more productive

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  Are you struggling to get things ticked off on your to-do list? Do you find it hard to stay focussed on your tasks, and feel yourself getting stressed as the work piles up?   We all do sometimes. The demands of modern life can be overwhelming for everyone from time to time, which is [Read more…]

Former Apprentice to appear in Kickstarter Production

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Billy Chandler, who completed a Business Administration Apprenticeship at the College while working at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, will soon take centre stage in ‘The Ends’, an exciting new play focused on contemporary London life. Due to be staged at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden from the 10th to 15th October, the play is being funded by [Read more…]

Former Student lands lead role in ‘Kinky Boots’!

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Simon-Anthony Rhoden, who studied drama at Lewisham Southwark College for two years, has won a starring role in one of the West End’s most popular shows. From July, he will play the lead part of drag queen ‘Lola’ in ‘Kinky Boots’ at London’s Adelphi Theatre – the winner of the 2016 Olivier Award for Best [Read more…]

Shanara Edwards: Dance student works for Disney 

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

After studying a BTEC in Dance at Lewisham Southwark College, Shanara Edwards was offered a place at the Institute of the Arts in Barcelona studying Musical Theatre. She then got her current job as a Parade Performer and Dancer for Disney.   Shanara took time out of her busy schedule to speak to our Alumni Team about making it as [Read more…]