Pathways 2016

You are currently at the 2016 archive of Shu Pathways! Here you can find our previous speakers, employers, photographs, and some testimonials from some attendees!

Our speakers

Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles' journalistic training and love of football resulted in the development of a career in two streams of broadcasting when he was at the BBC: fronting general and notably business programmes such as The One Show, Working Lunch and The Money Programme; and sports programmes like Match of the Day 2.

Mark Trompeteler

Mark Trompeteler

... joins us from the BKSTS, The International Moving Image Society, whose past membership includes the likes of Alfred Hitchcock and Richard Attenborough. He will talk on “Starting Out On Your Career in the Moving Image Industries – Things to Consider”

Brian Baglow

Brian Baglow

Having hugely influenced the gaming industry with titles like Grand Theft Auto, Brian is now Games Partnership Manager at Creative Skillset - working with companies across the interactive, digital and creative industries. He provides insight into the challenges and opportunities facing students entering the sector at any level.

Fiona Hanlon

Fiona Hanlon

Fiona is a familiar name to all fans of BBC Radio 1. She is producer of the Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw, and makes regular on-air appearances. Fiona is one of our star graduates, studying Media at Sheffield Hallam University before taking on the role of Media Executive at the Hallam Student Union.







Tim Usborne

Tim Usborne

…travelled the world before settling in London.Now he specialises in producing and directing documentary films. His past films include ‘Atom’ (specially commended at the Grierson Awards), ‘Science and Islam', ‘Genius of Britain’

Alison Baskerville

Alison Baskerville

Alison Baskerville is a documentary photographer who has focussed on the impact of conflict on those working and living in areas of conflict around the world as well as social and domestic issues, her work being exhibited at the OXO gallery in London.

Donald Fogarty

Donald Fogarty

Donald set up Future Rising four years ago after he’d experienced frustration getting work in the creative industry. Future Rising is a careers service for students, a connection to industry for educational institutions.



Neil Thompson

Neil Thompson

Neil Thompson is the editor of Good Morning Britain and prior to that the editor of Daybreak. In the past he been the managing director of ITV Anglia and has also been a reporter for the Daily Mail in the earlier stages of his career.





Olly Mann

Olly Mann

Olly is one of the UK's best known podcasters. He is also a TV and radio presenter, writer and gadget columnist. He hosts a weeknight talkshow on LBC. His two-part documentary, ‘Podcasting: The First Ten Years’ recently aired on Radio 4.



Johnny Douglas

Johnny Douglas

Jonny runs his own design consultancy Jonny Douglas Ltd. He's also the man behind Made with Design and is co-founder of Pecha Kucha Sheffield. He was also the Enterprise Challenge Award Winner at Sheffield Hallam University which helped him set up his own company.



Johnny Douglas

Pennie Raven

Pennie is the founding owner of HR Guardian Angels and Sheffield SOUP, and co-owner of Pecha Kucha Sheffield. HR Guardian Angels is a human resources and organisation development consultancy. Prior to setting up her own business she had a corporate career at HR Director level. Part of her duties were defining the graduate recruitment policies at companies like Barclays and Delta group.



Sam Donnison

Sam Donnison

Sam helps run the country's number 1 jobs network for film and TV crew. Film & TV Pro Film & TV Pro has a network of 32,000 users.







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Our employers

This is a list of the employers that attended Pathways 2016!

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Testimonials