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As students are increasingly engaged with us, we've created a route into our site that signposts you into some useful stuff and into areas where art and design students are talking about their practice and courses.
Stepping out as a new artist after graduation this year? Signpost, our new flip-book guide published in June, will give you the right sort of advice to test your mileage. Find out more here »
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Read the flip-book Degree Shows Guide »
For the guide, editor Chris Sharratt interviewed four Degrees unedited bloggers as they approach their degree shows, here they are published in full:
Joshua Tyson, University Campus Suffolk »
Jasper Weinstein Sheffield, Northumbria University »
Ali Reed, Staffordshire University »
Catriona Meighan, Edinburgh College of Art »
"Sharpened thinking around employability of graduates of visual and applied arts BA courses"
New report on professional practice in current UK undergraduate courses by Q-Art London's Sarah Rowles, The Lay of the Land: current approaches to professional practice in visual and applied arts BA courses »
a-n's director Susan Jones introduces Rowles' research, Life after art school »
Artists at different career stages in discussion: Mixing it Up: An Intergenerational Perspective
This month: Robbie Lockwood and Stefan Szczelkun on sustaining their practices, the benefits/challenges of working in collectives and radical approaches to education groups.
Nottingham's Surface Gallery facilitates the NTU Festival, a three-week set of shows curated by students at Nottingham Trent. Read on »
Edinburgh's Embassy Gallery have developed Edinburgh College of Art's Professional Development Programme since 2006. Find out more »
"I'd invite people back from the pub to see my work... knitting in the fabric of where I lived"
Part of 'Artist as leader' series British sculptor and installation artist Cornelia Parker on her place in a non-hierarchical art world, since graduating in the 80s.
More from 'Artist as leader' series »
Artist Maša Kepic on preparing for open submissions, assessing their worth and the application process. Top-tips »
Does your cost incurred deliver enough return? A breakdown of what goes where and how at the Ludlow Open »
Nottingham Castle Open 2012, a graduate's contribution, Faye Green »
By Catherine Wynne-Paton
Fine Art BA I'm a full time undergraduate at Hereford College of Arts. The course is broad-based and is underpinned by imaginative thinking, critical awareness and sound technical knowledge.Hereford is a small specialist art college and this Read on »
Graduate interviews with artists across the UK:
Painting walls and research-based practice, Laura Reeves »
Italian baptistries & resonance of voice, Sylvia Law »
Mexican tree frogs & sculpture, Faye Green »
Electronics in San Francisco, Nick Thomas »
Painting plus six-months in Dresden, Bartosz Beda »
Scotland & Venice and curator/artist relationships, Claudia de la Pena »
RSA New Contemporaries and origami sculptures, Hannah Imlach »
Repercussions of a degree with Peter Martin »
On documenting using paint and exploring the medium, Puy Soden »
'Welcome to the jungle' University of the West of England graduate, Zanne Andrea »
More room to re-approach a working practice, Ryan Hughes »
New beginnings new departures, Natalia Komis »
Step ladders and other pivotal moments, Janey Muir »
The pottering typist Rebecca Strain »
The son of an antiques dealer James Clarkson »
The anonymous artist Tom Duggan »
Postcards from Italy with Rebecca Cusworth »
Blogs and articles examining the world of freelancing from the freelancer's view. Read up »
Social media guides alongside videos commissioned by Artquest for the ArtlawTV channel. Read on »
Use your free subscription to build on experience and gain Artist Interaction Representation (AIR) membership status. Read on »
Read The graduates' guide to being an artist »
The next six years of your career with Kai-Oi Jay Yung »
Start your post-graduate journey on Artists talking »