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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Last week we heard from Alex and James, graduates of postgraduate study programmes in the College of Arts. Alex used her Museum Studies Msc to score her dream job as a museum curator. James published his PhD thesis on 19th century Scottish history, while at the same time juggling his day job in the Development […]
Ever wondered where a postgraduate degree might take you?
Two Glasgow postgraduates share their experiences.
Where are they now? And how did their postgraduate study in the College of Arts help them get there?