My Illustration Degree at Cardiff Metropolitan

Important notes from the handbook:

  • Courage, creativity and dedication.
  • Prepared to work and develop as a professional.
  • Your professionalism: ability to achieve deadlines and maintain attendance, care for your work, your environment and your relationship with those you work with.
  • Distinguished as a maker and thinker.
  • Positioning in a global context.
  • “Curious creative generalists” to whom the future belongs.
  • Memorable, challenging, exciting and enlightening.
  • Have a great time being a student.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Inspiring and liberating.
  • Learn and be inspired by the experts.
  • Listen, enthusiasm and respect.
  • Be safe in what you do … but be dangerous in what you aspire to make!
  • Required to account for the materials used, including any waste generated. You must have an idea of what it costs to produce your work so you can reflect that in the price of any work sold.
  • Sensual, tactile and physical things.
  • Work carefully and behave in a responsible manners.
  • Give the job your full attention.
  • Rested and alert.
  • A professional environment.
  • Research and enterprise that can make a real difference.
  • High quality student.
  • Excellent world class illustrator of the future.
  • Globally strategic in their thinking and actions.
  • Aspiration, autonomy, responsibility and ambition.
  • Can extend from Undergraduate to Master’s study and the potential of Doctoral research.
  • Creative interaction, debate and collaboration.
  • A balance of ideas, contextual awareness and intellectual and material skills. 
  • Intellectual enquiry.
  • Extend and challenge your discipline.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness.
  • Build long and sustainable careers.
  • You are the starting point of all activity.
  • Independent reflective study.
  • Essential successful group working.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Personal development planning (PDP) – a structured and supported process undertaken by an individual to reflect upon their own learning, performance and/or achievement and to plan for their personal, educational and career development. 
  • Confident and resourceful in producing your own work independently.
  • Take risks and experiment as an active and autonomous learner.
  • When it comes to excellent marks don’t rest and feel self-satisfied, keep challenging yourself.

Author: ellosweetmellon

I am 21 years old and I live in Cardif. My dream is to be a great illustrator that can sell and exhibit my work with pride.

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