This year’s degree shows are now well underway (for listings, check our post here and the subsequent comments). If you’re going (and we really hope you are) what do you want to see there?
This year’s crop of graduates are going to find life tougher than ever as, laden with debt, they emerge into an economy still struggling with the effects of recession. What can they do to persuade you to give them that all-important first job?
What does a graduate need to do to grab your attention? How can they boost their chances of getting noticed and, hopefully, getting a job?
Have you ever taken anyone on on the strength of their degree show?
What don’t you want to see? What drives you mad about degree shows or the way that graduates present their work at them?
Leaving the practicalities aside, if you are going to a degree show over the coming month, what are you hoping to see? Originality and verve? Great craft skills?
And if you’re not planning to visit any, why not?
Good luck to all the graduates showing work this year. We’ll be covering as many shows as we can get round here on the blog over the following weeks, leading to another Grad Special in our September issue (as last year)
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