Careers related learning in art, craft and design

Finding out more

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Creative Choices

The Creative choices website provides information, advice and guidance to support individuals, and business to get in, and get on, in the creative industries and cultural sector. The site is built around three important questions:

  • How can I make the best of what I've got?
  • I know what I want. How do I get there?
  • I need to know I'm making the best decision. What can you give me?

The site provides access to tools, knowledge and networks to help answer those questions.
Click here to find out more.

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is the central organisation that processes applications for full-time undergraduate courses at UK universities and colleges. Click here to find out more.


Hobsons' 'Guide to Studying Visual and Arts' is available on line at Hobsons. It includes a database of art schools, colleges and universities offering visual and creative art courses and provides additional advice. Click here for more.


Creative Graduates for the 21st Century
Freelance, happy and vital to the UK economy.

Graduates of creative courses are well placed to ride out the recession a new study has revealed. Called Creative Graduates: Creative Futures, the study is the largest ever survey of creative graduates' career paths and offers an alternative career model for the 21st century workforce. Click here for more.

Museum Careers Guidebook

Museum Careers Guidebook

Published by the North East Regional Museum Hub, The Museum Careers Guidebook helps young people make informed choices about opportunities within the museum sector. The guide is targeted at pupils aged 14 yet much of the information will be helpful to older students. Offering information around possible careers as well as profiles of those who have already embraced this area of work the guide encourages young people to ask questions around their own interests and aptitudes, supporting them in finding out what they might do in this area. Click here to download.

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