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8th March
13:00 to 14:30
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Freelance Work - Finding it, keeping it, increasing it

8th March 13:00 to 14:30
Want to know how to get started as a freelancer? This is the session for you...

Freelancing can be challenging because you need to build up your portfolio for working with bigger clients.

Greg Thorpe creative producer, writer, curator and artist will run this session on freelance work – how to find it, keep it, and increase it.

Greg will share tips and tricks on freelance working life, like what does it look like and how do you get there? Your brand, your USP, your online presence.

The session will give you examples of creative working lives, when to work for free, common anxieties and dilemmas and building your freelance identity.

In A Nutshell...

  • Learn... from a Manchester based freelancer with expertise in the creative industries
  • Get involved... ask your questions to find out more information on how to get started as a freelancer
  • Get inspired... by learning from examples of other creative working lives
  • All students welcome... suitable for students from all courses
  • Earn up to 15 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


  • place 13:00 to 14:30 on 08/03/23 - Geoffrey Manton Building, 342 Lecture Theatre
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