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!
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.
... 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”
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 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.
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 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.
This is a list of the employers that attended Pathways 2016!
“It’s been amazing! We’ve had loads of people come and talk to us: students, graduates, other exhibitors… So far it’s been really good.”
“It was beneficial. We got to meet some new people, made connections and find out what people had to offer.”
“I’m looking for these kind of exhibitions to help me expand on my freelance work, and I’ve found a few, made some contacts and got some potential freelance work… So I’m really happy that I came!”
“Pathways encourages students, who aren’t quite sure what they want to do but know it’s in the media/film/moving images sector, to come speak to us for five minutes and they might see a pathway start to open up.”
“I was talking to a representative of the company who said If you have any ideas, contact us and we’ll get you in to work with us’ – Just straight up like that!”
“It’s been fantastic. Students have been so enthusiastic and interested to find about more about digital and interactive industries. I’ve been very very impressed.”