Personal Development is all about you. It’s about the kinds of personal skills you can develop to get ahead in life.

Progressing into a good University or Job needs more than just a good portfolio, you will also need personal skills. Some people also call these professional skills and they include things like communication, teamwork, presentation, networking, confidence, listening, application, addressing, business, promotion and other useful skills. These are really valued by employers, higher level courses and Universities and, combined with your portfolio, will help you create the best chances.

Personal Development Planning

Personal Development Planning

This article covers how students can develop key transferable work based skills through relevant projects in art, design and media. It also looks at the role Personal Development Planning can play in supporting the development of professional skills.

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Developing Transferable Industry Skills

Developing Transferable Industry Skills

This article covers how students can develop key transferable work based skills through relevant projects in art, design and media. It also looks at the role Personal Development Planning can play in supporting the development of professional skills.

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Creating a Visual CV

Creating a Visual CV

A CV for a creative person should be more than a printed list of information that looks just like all the rest. This resource looks at how to create something visually different to help them stand out from the crowd when making those all important applications.

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