Design for Good

Design for Good

Designing for Good – 5 reasons to volunteer your skills by Oliver Ley, Design Enterprise Studio Member, March 2021Volunteering your skills is amazing! It can be the strongest building blocks for personal growth. This is how volunteering kick-started my Digital Media creative career!I’m rapidly coming closer to collecting my degree, ‘real life’ becomes full time and I’ve been reflecting a lot on what’s most important to me (as we all have in this pandemic). For me I’ve been doing some soul searching in terms of where my next steps are going to take my life. I needed to understand what makes me tick? What wakes me up in the morning? What has got me to where I am today? I’ve recognised that volunteering has become an integral part of my life affecting nearly all parts of my life from professional to personal.Everyone’s different, so this isn’t a life hack that works for all! It’s simply me sharing my personal experience, parts...
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Skills in Digital Media

Skills in Digital Media

Five Skills for a Career in Digital Media by Csenge Sziklai, Design Enterprise Studio Member, Nov 2020 Before I started my academic journey studying Digital Media at UWE Bristol I would honestly say that my skills in digital media were pretty much non-existent (I didn’t even know Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V was a shortcut to copy and paste!) but now I find myself in my final year, soon to graduate, feeling prepared with the skills and knowledge to enter the professional world of digital media and apply all the things I have learned in my three years of study. When I was putting together my application to go to university, I was thinking about what I wanted to get out of it. Of course I wanted to come to university to grow personally and make new friends but I also wanted to study to learn the skills that companies in the “real world” required. In this blog I will share my top 5 skills for...
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