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Words of wisdom on a wide range of topics, from preparing portfolios to building confidence and essential skills.

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You don’t have to share everything: Social media advice from Dazed’s Ahmad Swaid

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The AOI’s Lou Bones: We need to stop treating illustration as a hobby
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Battling burnout: How to survive your third year

Written by Anoushka Khandwala
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The messy truth: Is it worth entering industry awards?

Written by Gem Fletcher
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Illustrator Raj Dhunna’s recommendations for getting the most out of a creative degree

Written by Raj Dhunna
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LOVE’s Trevor Cairns on things to consider before you apply for a job

Interview by Marianne Hanoun and
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Make your work findable and memorable: Portfolio advice from chief production officer, Olivia Chalk

Interview by Indi Davies
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Hwasoo Shim’s advice for international students wanting to work in the UK

Interview by Indi Davies
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Design agency or startup: Where should you work as an emerging designer?

Written by Nils Westerlund
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Take a stroll: Laura Pannack on staying present and spontaneous as a photographer

Written by Laura Pannack
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Essential tips from illustration agent Helen Parker on presenting your work

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3x3: Alva Skog gets career advice from Bráulio Amado, Olimpia Zagnoli and Kelly Anna

Written by Indi Davies
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The only rule is work: Sister Corita Kent’s timeless advice for students

Interview by Marianne Hanoun and
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Money Talks: Why we’re sparking up a crucial conversation around creative finances
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What is PR and how does it work? A comprehensive introduction from The Academy

Interview by Indi Davies and
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Curb your jargon: Ways to write about yourself that won’t drive employers away

Written by Harry Ashbridge
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Easy rules to keep in mind when building and sending your portfolio

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Disney artist Jim Capobianco on why we need new stories in animation

Interview by Marianne Hanoun and
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Seven ways to stick to your creative resolutions this year

Written by Miho Aishima
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Illustrator Xanthe Simmans’ advice on staying true to your interests as a student

Written by Xanthe Simmans
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Considering an online course? Here’s why you should go for it

Interview by Indi Davies and
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Brutally Honest: How to spot opportunities and reach out to new contacts

Written by Emily Cohen
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Grand Matter co-founder Ciara Phelan on how to find the right agent

Written by Ciara Phelan
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What 15 emerging photographers learnt on a 5-week scheme supported by Magnum

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