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It’s not the journey, it’s the destination: meeting Glasgow graduates on our career road trip

Are you wondering just where exactly a degree in Arts will take you? Our graduates use the skills they gained during their time at Glasgow in a huge variety of careers. Students Nicholas Keel and Alison Lloyd went on a road trip with production company Brand Calibre to make a video about our Glasgow Arts […]

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A week at the British Library: how to make the most of your research trip

English Literature and American Studies student Kari Sund shares her tips for PhD students wanting to get the most out of their time at the British Library. Hey all, I’m a part-time PhD student at the University of Glasgow, in the department of English Literature and American Studies. I was lucky enough to be awarded […]

Arts Grads – Profiles of Success & Resilience: March

Scottish-American Hustle Arts Grad: Suzanne Miller Course:  MSc, Museum Studies (Graduated 2012) Current Job: Nation Manager – Scotland, Help Musicians UK    ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Origins Suzanne Miller is good at making friends.   These days, her network spans across the country as Nation Manager – Scotland for Help Musicians UK, the leading charity supporting British musicians through set-backs and towards their goals. Born […]

Arts Grads – Profiles of Success & Resilience: February

Ambitious Futures: Freaking out with a First Class Degree Arts Grad: Sian Collins Course:  MA – English Literature (Graduated 2015) Current Job: Communications Executive, Bauer Media  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Why Arts? Less than a year into her job as a Communications Executive at Bauer Media, only three years out of university, Sian Collins found herself at Downing Street. Alongside […]

Arts Grads: Profiles of Success & Resilience – January

The Lucky Archivist Arts Grad: David Luck Course:  MSc, formerly Archives/Archival Administration, now Information Management & Preservation (Graduated 2010) Current Job: Senior Archivist, City of London Corporation ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Early Exchanges At the age of 15, David Luck received careers advice that he tried to ignore.   “In [England], there was this computer program. You filled in your […]

Arts Grads – Profiles of Success & Resilience – November

“Leave people 5% better than you found them” Arts Grad: Róisín Reilly Course:  MA – English Literature, Film & Television, English Language (Graduated 2010) Current Job: Communications and Engagement Lead, World Changing Glasgow, University of Glasgow   ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Undergraduate In 2006, Róisín arrived at the University of Glasgow to start her studies and have her world changed with an English Literature degree. In 2018, she […]

Arts Grads: Profiles of Success & Resilience – October

“Tiny, but mighty” Arts Grad: Anna-Maria N. Hand Course: MLitt – Art History: Dress & Textile Histories (Graduated 2014) Current Job:  Gallery Director & Collections Manager, Southern Vermont Art Centre Undergraduate Challenges A Gallery Director & Collections Manager before the age of 30, Anna-Maria N. Hand had a passion for historic fashion from the start. “I was the only little kid dressed up for Halloween like […]

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Sharing our career stories: advice from alumni at the Human Book Project

MSc student Mallory O’Donoghue took part in the Human Book Project at the University of Glasgow Library to get some career advice from senior research fellow, ex-deputy director of the Victoria and Albert Museum and University of Glasgow graduate Beth McKillop. From green freshers to seasoned postgraduate students, by the middle of the semester it’s […]