Media and journalism

Media is big business – everyday thousands of people go to the cinema, share photos, download TV shows, read newspapers and magazines. Obviously you’ll know about the more high profile careers like acting and presenting but there is so much more you can do if you want to work in the word of media.

Animating Paddington

Ever wondered what it’s like to work on a major animated film production? Find out what animator James Hickey had to say about it (and if he likes Paddington’s favourite, marmalade sandwiches)…

How to be a travel writer

I’ve been lucky enough to go all around the world and get paid to write about it….

So you want to be a writer…

Do you picture yourself as the new JK Rowling or Roald Dahl? How do you go about getting your stories published? How do you know if they will sell? Where do you start?

Cover girl

Illustration graduate Sarah Kent beat more than 100 applicants to reach the final of Cosmopolitan magazine’s cover design

Get hands on – Skill UP with work experience

When most people hear the words ‘work experience’ they picture themselves in a dull office doing the tedious tea run or not so fun filing….

The best job in the world

Ever wondered what the best job in the world would be? For Ben Southall from Petersfield, it’s ‘Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef’ in Australia. He beat 35,000 other hopefuls from around the globe to win the ‘Best Job in the World’ competition in 2009.

What was it like? It was one of the best periods of my life….

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