It’s well-known that some conventional routes into education just aren’t right for everyone. If you’ve mostly enjoyed marching to the beat of your own drum rather than toeing the conventional lines, you might find yourself looking for alternative pathways to further and higher education.Read More
Life’s unexpected twists and turns force us out of our comfort zones. Due to the current global health crisis, millions of people are left feeling like life is on hold through lockdown, furlough, and new-found home working.
If you’ve been spending recent days and weeks pondering what to do with your time and in the months after lockdown, a career change is likely to have crossed your mind.Read More
For many of our students, setting up shop as a furniture maker is a long-held dream. Opening a workshop and making beautiful pieces of furniture for appreciative customers – what could be better?
While this is certainly a reality for a lot of our graduates, they didn’t become successful furniture makers through being great woodworkers alone. They also spent time developing business skills to help them bring their dreams into fruition.Read More
For many young people finishing school, it can seem like the only route to a successful and rewarding career is to go to university. However, while studying at university is the right choice for many, it isn’t for everyone and some young people may be looking for alternative routes into work after school.Read More
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as creating something by hand. If you’ve ever received a handmade object, or made one yourself, you’ll appreciate the unique beauty of those tiny imperfections and asymmetries. It’s just one of the reasons why more people are choosing to furnish their homes with hand-finished objects over mass-produced designs -no two pieces are the same.Read More