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20th March
12:00 to 13:00
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FUTURE ME with Simon Hamilton

20th March 12:00 to 13:00
Simon Hamilton is an Educator and Designer, bringing people together through his talks and workshops. He actively campaigns for social justice, diversity, equality and design excellence and will deliver a talk touching on what to expect during the transition from academia into industry.

In his talk Simon will share anecdotes about his professional journey within the design industry and touch on what might the future look like for you.

• What motivates a career in design?

• The 5 key things that University prepares you for

• Changing roles

• Starting your own design consultancy

• What did to learn and do differently

• Examples of working in different sectors – office, residential, retail etc

• How has the market changed?

• Designing in the present

The Talk will be held in Chatham 312 at 12pm-1pm on Wednesday 20th March 2024

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In A Nutshell...

  • Learn ... with peers across the design department
  • Reflect ... on your current practice and role
  • Invision ... your future role in the design industry with the help of expert insights
  • Network ... with industry speakers and design students - you may have a few things in common!
  • Earn up to 5 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


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