Ravensbourne

Kieran Gibbons

"Ravensbourne - the best three years of my life it has helped make me the person I am today."

Course: BA (Hons) Digital TV Production

Year of Graduation: 2016

What appealed to you about Ravensbourne and your chosen course?

The course was brand new and exciting and Ravensbourne was renowned for its fantastic industry links and giving students access to industry standard equipment.

How has your degree from Ravensbourne helped you achieve your professional goals?

Ravensbourne has given me the confidence and the skills and experience to produce the films that I've always wanted to. Through Ravensbournes industry contacts and networking I was able to secure an internship before graduating.

Please list the benefits that you experienced from studying with us.

At Ravensbourne I found myself working with a range of different people in diverse and skilled teams, this helped build my skills and confidence. The access to industry standard equipment in the studios and CLR was great as we were using equipment currently used by professionals. The SEEDS Programme which includes workshops and advice from leading business experts and life coaching sessions was a great help with my university projects. 

Please list any highlights from your time at Ravensbourne

From a social aspect I enjoyed living with three friends from my course in the final year. I enjoyed being part of the  SEEDS programme and being mentored by Adam Darke who is a fantastic documentary director and producer. This was a great opportunity to mentored by an industry professional with lots of great experience. 

 Are you in employment and, if so as what?

I work part time for The Children's Society as Step and Connect Youth Champion.  I intern with Whizz-Kidz in the communications team. 

What advice would you give to prospective students?

Make the most of the course while your here as it soon disappears, use lecturer’s advice, use the equipment, use any available workshops and classes like rave late, and short

 

 

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