Graduate Futures Week


Your creative future starts here
11 – 15 July 2016


A week long programme of events designed to help University of the Arts London’s graduating students get ahead in the creative industries.


Events take place across UAL colleges.


Free to all University of the Arts London students,

graduates and staff.



Join us for the Graduate Futures Week Launch! Glug x UAL: Graduate Futures Week launch event

COMPETITION Come dine with me: creative industries dinner party
Deadline: 22 June

Featured Events

Black out white noise to make yourself a success

Lecture Theatre C, London College of Communication
13:00 - 14:00, Thu 14 July

Closing the gap: gender equality in the creative industries

RHS East, London College of Fashion
14:30 - 16:00, Fri 15 July

Glug x UAL: Graduate Futures Week launch event

The Street & LV Lecture Theatre, Central Saint Martins
18:30 - 21:00, Mon 11 July

Starting out in product, industrial, 3D and materials

E003, Cental Saint Martins
11:30 - 13:00, Fri 15 July

Starting out in theatre, screen and performance

Lecture Theatre, Wimbledon College of Arts
14:30 - 16:00, Wed 13 July

Curating and entrepreneurial practice: panel discussion and networking

Room 202, High Holborn
11:30 - 13:00, Mon 11 July

Change the world through social enterprise

C202, Central Saint Martins
17:30 - 18:30, Mon 11 July

Starting out in architecture and spatial design

Lecture Theatre, Chelsea College of Arts
14:30 - 16:00, Tue 12 July

Pitch perfect: live pitching and interactive workshop

Room 606, London College of Fashion
11:00 - 13:00, Thu 14 July

Starting out in photography

Lecture Theatre C, London College of Communication
11:00 - 12:30, Thu 14 July

House of Illustration: open house and talk

House of Illustration
12:00 - 18:00, Thu 14 July

Talks & Events

Graduate Futures Week offers practical and inspirational talks, one-to-one support, employment opportunities and industry networking.


This provides you with the skills, knowledge and motivation to get ahead in your chosen career as a professional creative, whether employed or self-employed.


Known formerly as Artsmart, last year’s programme was packed full of practical and inspirational talks and industry leading speakers.



Win a chance to have dinner with some of the most influential creatives in the industry. The dinner will be held at a prestigious location in London and is hosted by shades of noir as part of UAL graduate week.


Submissions must be emailed to: before 5pm, 22 June