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Creative and Digital Careers Series

The Creative & Digital Careers Series of events is open to existing Leeds Beckett University students studying any course. Some events are also open to Leeds Beckett University graduates and members of the public.

The activities and events run throughout our Creative & Digital CareersSeries will enable attendees to develop their employability skills and to connect with successful professionals in the creative and digital industries in order to share insight, inspiration and career development opportunities.

Schedule of events:

Date and time Event Who can attend More information and booking

Launch and Briefings: 8 February 2017

Winners announced: 5 April 2017

Leeds Big Screen Student Takeover Competition

Would you like the opportunity to have your original content displayed on the Leeds Big Screen throughout the month of April?

Open to current Leeds Beckett University students only.

Register for Headingley Campus Briefing


Register for City Campus Briefing

February 2017, various dates

Film Buddy Mentoring

20 minute mentoring sessions with TV and Film industry professionals.

Open to all.

Book via MyHub
(Bookings opening soon)

22 February 2017

Digital Speed Mentoring

Receive feedback on your CV or portfolio, as well as careers advice.

Open to current Leeds Beckett University students.

Book via MyHub
28 February 2017, PM

Careers in Writing 

Hear from a panel of industry professionals, find out about opportunities in digital content creation and publishing and working as a freelance writer.

Open to current Leeds Beckett University students. Book via MyHub
28 February 2017

How to get paid for your freelance work - setting your price

Are you a natural freelancer, already doing unpaid work for family and friends? Find out about setting a price and how to get paid for doing what you love.

Open to current Leeds Beckett University students.

Book via MyHub

15 March 2017

Digital Identity Insight Day

Hear from professionals at LinkedIn about how to use the platform to its full potential and build your social media brand using other social media platforms.

Brand You

Would you love to get expert insight into how to make the most of social media to help you create your future career? And understand how you can use platforms effectively to get noticed by influential people like employers, recruiters, clients and to promote your own work?

LinkedIn for Beginners 

Hear from Leeds Beckett Alumni Jordan Harper from LinkedIn about how to use the platform to its full potential and get the career that you want! Whether you're looking for a placement, internship or graduate job, LinkedIn is a must for all students and graduates.

How to hired through using LinkedIn

You may have heard that using LinkedIn can help you to improve your career prospects. Don’t just take our word for it though – hear from recruiters about how they use LinkedIn to identify new talent for their business.


Open to current Leeds Beckett University students.

Book via MyHub:

Brand You

LinkedIn for Beginners

How to get hired through using LinkedIn


22 March 2017

Media Careers Day

Keynote from well-known film industry professional plus industry panel discussion and speed mentoring sessions.

Open to current Leeds Beckett University students.. Book via MyHub
(Bookings opening soon)

If you have any questions about any of the events taking place as part of the Creative & Digital Week, please contact Maria Dobrzanska (m.dobrzanska@leedsbeckett.ac.uk).

Event Details

15 March 2017 -
1 May 2017
The series runs on various dates and times at both City and Headingley Campus, please check the schedule for details.
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