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A Start-up Challenge Workshop to support graduate enterprise, entrepreneurship and employability

A Start-up Challenge Workshop to support graduate enterprise, entrepreneurship and employability

UWTSD’s Institute of Welsh Institute of Science and Art (WISA) has partnered with Alacrity Foundation to deliver a Start-up Challenge Workshop to support graduate enterprise, entrepreneurship and employability. The two day event covered business models, pitching and ideation with demand led problems, and also featured a talk by UWTSD Graphic Design graduate Joe Lewis a […]

Some tips to keep in mind when thinking about Culture

Some tips to keep in mind when thinking about Culture

Universidad de Alcalá created an interesting document about some tips to keep in mind when thinking about Culture. The document is developed according to the following subtopics: Three historical views on Culture (from an anthropological point of view) Culture up and downs (the coming of the masses) Culture as a set of connections Culture as […]

How to be an active citizen?

Although the question seems like a banal one, contemporary cultural industry initiatives, entrepreneurial sector and creative industries all seem to try to connect with the citizens and tap into their ideas and creative potential. Just as our Arts and Humanities Entrepreneurship Hubs strive to foster innovation through collaboration and arts and humanities student training, Rijeka’s […]

How to Use Mindfulness to Increase Your Team’s Creativity

There’s a fundamental contradiction when organizations ask employees to maintain a fast pace of work and be creative. What often happens in hectic workplaces is that employees resort to autopilot or habitual ways of working. When they don’t have the time or space to incubate novel and clever ideas, they may miss out on opportunities to […]

How to find the hidden talents of our students?

by Antti Leppilampi Original source: https://read.xamk.fi/2019/luovat-alat/how-to-find-the-hidden-talents-of-our-students/ “Our best hope for the future is to develop a new paradigm of human capacity to meet a new era of human existence. We need to create environments – in our schools, in our workplaces, and in our public offices – where every person is inspired to grow creatively.” […]

Who are You as an artist?

Written by Antti Leppilampi and Silja Suntola How do You evaluate the equation between artistic passion, ethics, values, and making a living? Or do you find yourself battling between keeping your artistic integrity and doing business? In these fields, ready or steady jobs are far and few between, along with decreasing public funding. This is also true for NGO’s. The politicians look increasingly for entrepreneurship as the answer. Throughout history, […]

Cultural and creative industries have already proven their economic significance

Photo: Erika Luoto / www.erikaluoto.com The Photo has been taken at the 2018 Red Carpet Film Festival of Finnish film in Hyvinkää, Finland. Cultural and creative professionals can sometimes face questions and doubt about the economic significance of their know-how, creative talent and the importance of their businesses. For a new and brighter year of […]