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Hayley Lands Her Dream Job Travelling The World

Hi, I'm Hayley ?? Since finishing the Postgrad, my job has taken me to San Diego, Washington & Amsterdam ?✈️

Hayley left Uni in July 2018 and decided she wanted a quick, easy and practical course that leads straight into a job.

“I had just graduated with a 2:1 in Drama and Theatre Studies from Royal Holloway University in London. Through my degree, initially I thought of working in stage management and directing but I quickly realised it was a tough career path. I was looking for a job which would be more stable but still had that fun element to it.

I had been told to look at events and always liked the idea of working in events so I started searching for somewhere I could learn everything I needed to know quickly, so I could get into the industry. I found The Event Academy online, went to an Open Evening and straight away realised – yes this is it!”

“It was perfect! A great mix of fun and structure – exactly what I was looking for!”

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What are your Top 3 takeaways from the course?

The fact we learnt about every single area of events was so good, especially for someone who had no idea what kind of events they wanted to go into. I really have some in depth knowledge now that I can apply directly to my work.

The second thing is the contacts. I know that I can easily get in contact with my tutors at The Event Academy if I want their advice on what to do.

I would say the best thing that I got from the course is the confidence to go out and get myself started in my events career. They don’t just teach you the facts they show you how to apply them to different situations and have ways of getting around any issues you may face.

“Its one of the only things I have done through education that has actually made me job ready.”



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As a PG student, Hayley was due to complete a 3 month work placement as part of her course but things turned out a little differently…

Where are you working now?

“I actually went straight into a full time job! I am now working for the events company, Terrapinn who specialises in conference and exhibitions all around the world as their Networking Manager!”

Describe your day to day role and what you love best about it?

“My role is to work closely with the sponsors of events and work with them to create small bespoke events between different teams and the companies attending. I would 100% say the best part of my job is that I can travel – in the last few months I have been to San Diego, Washington & Amsterdam.”

How do you use your knowledge from the course in your role?

“I use the professionalism that was taught to me to create great working relationships with my sponsors & in a more practical way I use my planning and preparation alongside my knowledge of just how a conference runs to make my time on site so much smoother and more controlled.”

If you look back how do you think doing the course has changed your life?

I have learnt what I believe is everything I need to know in order to take my career further and I know I will always have them to go back to if I want to change my career up a little. If I did not join the Event Academy I would not be where I am today.

Anything else you’d like to share with us?

“Thank you to everyone at the Event Academy for making sure I got an amazing job! You are the best!



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What entry qualifications do I need for the course?

There are no strict entry qualifications or requirements for the Postgrad Course. We accept students who are not degree educated provided you have some relevant experience.

How likely am I to get a job after the course?

We are proud that 92% of our Postgrad students go into full time employment in the events industry within 6 months of completing the course. We’ll also help to create your CV, prepare you for interviews and ensure you do a 3 month work placement to enable you to establish contacts in the industry and gain valuable experience.

Can you help prepare me for a job?

The course is created specifically to prepare you to go straight into a job and understand all the key elements of running a successful event plus you will gain valuable experience by running your own events as well as answering live briefs and pitch your ideas to real life clients.



What should i do next?

Come to our next Open Evening at the Business Design Centre Islington from 6.30 to 8.30pm. You can speak to Course Alumni and meet our Lecturers. If this date isn’t possible, we can also arrange a phone consultation, call Natalie on 020 7183 5129 to arrange.

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