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Creatives share their own experiences of working within the creative industry.

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Cumbria-based design graduate Vincent Walden on battling restrictions and making the most of mistakes

Written by Vincent Walden
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“It takes work to get work” – illustrator Robbie Cathro looks back on his first year since graduating

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Junior designer Ned Image on the importance of seizing every opportunity

Written by Ned Image
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Camberwell illustration graduate Ellie Butters on finding your path and staying practical

Written by Ellie Butters
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Graduate Sepideh Zolfaghari on keeping your options (and tabs) open

Written by Sepideh Zolfaghari
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Recent grad and graphic designer Lauren Goodland on balancing a job, social life and business on the side

Written by Lauren Goodland
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Junior designer Ed Hatfield reflects on his first year out of university, and why coding is an essential skill

Written by Ed Hatfield
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How recent grad Roxannah Linklater went from creating her final show to working for Wes Anderson

Written by Roxannah Linklater
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Keeping your head screwed on: Design graduate Sam Part on turning a university project into a business

Written by Sam Part
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12 months out of uni, Brighton graduate George Hatton talks misconceptions and moving to New York

Written by George Hatton
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Bath School of Art and Design graduate Charlie Newhouse on his first 12 months out of uni

Written by Charlie Newhouse
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Alex Ostrowski shares his notes for future founders

Written by Will Hudson
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Shannon Lea on her first year after graduating

Written by Will Hudson
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Callum Green on running COURT magazine alongside a full time job

Written by Will Hudson
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Alexander James Wood on his first year after graduating

Written by Will Hudson