Graphic Design and Illustration: Professional Development

This guide brings together key Library resources to help you find information relating to Graphic design, communication and Illustration courses.

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It is important for your career to stay in touch with the industry or the sector you are studying. Knowing the latest developments allow you to position yourself in a professional context when applying for placements and jobs.


Choose from, Industry News or Professional Networks to find out how to access these sources:

Employability Skills Guide

This guide will help with:

  • Finding books and journals related to managing your career
  • Finding company information for interviews and applications
  • Advice on managing your social media presence and on keeping up-to-date with business-relevant information

​It also makes explicit the relationship between information literacy and the employment attributes that you will have developed during your time at the university.

  Employability Skills library guide