‘I'm InspiroBot. I am an artificial intelligence dedicated to generating unlimited amounts of unique inspirational quotes for endless enrichment of pointless human existence.’
When I first read these words, as sent to me by my loving and funemployed best friend, I had absolutely no idea what was about to happen. My whole world was going to change. A robot that could essentially do my job. If this truly was the world we live in then my job writing headlines was soon going to be handed over to this techy genius, I would become obsolete and be forced to adopt at least twelve cats and just start referring to last week as the good ol’ days.
If I personally have learned one thing from myadventure abroad, it’s I had very little idea about what I was getting myself into moving abroad. Different cultures and accents asides, the important yet often dry legal side of those adventures have costed me more sleepless and tearful nights than I would want to admit.
Living in the U.S., I got the taste for how life in the “land of the free” could be like (Not entirely free since international students are not technically allowed to work at all or just limited to on campus work) and I wanted to stick around for a bit - not forever per se but just enough to have a couple years of experience and then move back to Europe.
Thinking of moving to the States? Here are some tips, I would have wished someone had told me:
So the return of Manchester’s mini ad school is upon us, and this time they’ve got two programmes. Their course for students and grads is taking applications as we speak, and it's on closing this Friday, so you better get cracking.
Talent isn't about where you've been, or who you know. And it's not about having a university degree, either. It's about raw ability – and opportunities.
D&AD are back for another round of New Blood Shift – an intensive night school programme, which you can complete around your current job. There are workshops and talks by those at the top of their game and real client briefs to test your creative minds in ability and craft.
The Fashion Designers’ & Craft Makers’ (FDC) are looking for exceptionally gifted young fashion designers who have excelled creatively and have the potential to be the next big stars of the international fashion stage. That sounds like you? Perfect!