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 […]

Human "books" ready for loan at the Human Book Project. Books with people's names lie on a library trolley.

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 […]