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Shillington was truly the most unbelievable experience, from both an educational and cultural perspective.

Co-Founders, Studio Duzi

Ella Donald & Charlotte Carnegie Brown

You both studied together at Shillington on our full-time course in London. What attracted you to study with us and what was your experience like?

Ella: I am a big advocate for specialised courses that are short and intensive, and a friend of mine who had studied at Shillington a few years before couldn’t have spoken more highly about it. She wasn’t wrong;

Shillington was truly the most unbelievable experience, from both an educational and cultural perspective.

Charlotte: I was studying English and Philosophy at Bristol when I first heard about Shillington. Although I enjoyed my degree I was always looking for creative opportunities; I accepted/helped with everything that came my way, whether it was designing sets for plays or branding friends make-shift companies on Microsoft Word! In my final year I fully realised that I wanted to pursue design as a career, and unable to bear (let alone afford!) another 3 year degree when I stumbled upon Shillington. I was trained to industry standard and working full time as a designer before I had time to change my mind!

Do you feel that your time studying at Shillington prepared you for industry life as a designer and would you recommend it to others hoping to work in graphic design?

Ella: Yes! I think what Shillington does above everything is prepare students for industry life. The briefs given are realistic, challenging and the short turnaround is (now I realise) very representative of the “real world”. I already have recommended it to many friends, some of whom have now finished their time at Shillington and are singing its praises as much as me.

Charlotte: Without a doubt to both questions!

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