Our Education and Skills Membership was created to support and convene organisations involved in the provision of education, skills and training with the creative sector, and to help prepare the next generation of future creative industries professionals.


Education and Skills Membership is right for you if…

  • You are an organisation involved in the provision of education, skills and training.
  • You support our mission to unlock the power of creativity and realise our country’s potential.
  • You want your work to play an important role in the future of the creative industries.
  • You know that unity is strength and collaboration is the key to change.
  • You want practical support to take your work to the next level within the creative industries.


Free membership for your students.
Launching in Autumn 2020, we will be offering free individual membership for your students granting online access to tools, tips and resources on starting a career in the creative industries. 

Employee development.
Unlimited memberships for all staff. 

A broad programme of events and workshops:

  • You, your staff and your students get free or discounted tickets to thought leadership, coaching and networking events
  • Access to the Education and Careers Working Group
  • Position your institution as thought leaders by hosting and speaking at events and submitting content for publications.
  • Insights’ events skills series 
  • Regional Creative Hub events 
  • Annual Keynote Event – Free ticket(s) to our annual festival for staff and students, as well as sponsorship opportunities for our microbusiness members.
  • Event sponsorship opportunities 

Discover Job Opportunities
Do your students need a job or have you an opportunity that needs filling? You will gain access to our members-only jobs and opportunities board, as well as our global Talent Exchange in partnership with McKinsey and can connect the dots for you.  

Access Free Legal Advice 
A free helpdesk providing guidance for students and a steer on any legal concerns from leading creative industries lawyers, Harbottle & Lewis

Further Education Courses
Free creative learning opportunities from the Open University to help your students expand their repertoire and learn something new, in subjects spanning fiction, heritage, film and much more.

Free Peer To Peer Coaching
Peer coaching groups designed to help explore challenges, opportunities and dilemmas and unlock new insights with Action Learning .

Membership fees are based on annual turnover.

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