STUDENTS! Peel your foreheads from your desks, put down your Sharpies, and press pause on the printers – it’s time to enter your work for the chance to be one of It’s Nice That’s Graduates of 2015.
If you’re a final year student on an art or design-related course in the UK, we want to hear from you! We’re scouring the country for the very best young talent who are making clever, original and beautifully-crafted creative work.
The winning Graduates will have their work posted on It’s Nice That, and they’ll be invited to rub shoulders with some professional creatives from across the industry at an evening event in July.
Our winners will also become part of a 12-month one-to-one mentorship scheme with the It’s Nice That team, featuring portfolio advice, introductions to relevant design types in the industry, and answers to all of your agony aunt queries. In short, we’ll do everything in our power to help you get off on the right foot.
All entrants will also receive a link to download our Grad Pack, a collection of tailored advice on how to land on your feet after leaving uni. We spoke to It’s Nice That Graduates of years gone by to see what they’re up to now, we asked some of the most exciting creatives working today for their advice to their younger selves, and we compiled a studio-wide list of references and resources, all of which you can find in one handy place once you apply.
To enter, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “It’s Nice That Graduates 2015 X Your Full Name,” containing the following:
1. Your full name
2. Your full university name
3. Your full course title
4. Your email address and phone number
5. A link to your website, where we can see your work. (If you don’t have a website then an attached PDF of your work will be fine.)
The deadline for entries is midnight on Sunday 31 May 2015.
Go forth, tell your talented friends, inform your loved ones! We can’t wait to hear from you.
We are very pleased that The It’s Nice That Graduates 2015 will once again be supported by Represent Recruitment. The graphic and digital design recruitment specialists have developed a peerless reputation working with designers of all levels and matching them up with the right positions in some of the top agencies around. Represent’s support has helped us grow the Graduate scheme over recent years and we are thrilled they have partnered with us again in 2015. www.represent.uk.com