Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies


From our own events organised with leading Hollywood figures to opportunities to network with local creatives there's always something happening to get involved with.

Evening with...

Our flagship series pulls in industry heavyweights who share valuable insights on their profession, industry and career. As well as hearing their stories you’ll also have time to ask your questions about what roles are available and how to get started.

Recent Evenings with...

  • Peter Rice – former Chair Disney General Entertainment Content and Nottingham graduate
  • Gary Rydstrom and Kyrsten Mate – award winning (including multiple Oscars!) sound designers and directors
  • Bret Hirst – vice president, Talent Acquisition at Walt Disney Television
  • Rachel Ashdown - Commissioning Editor for Entertainment, BBC and Nottingham graduate.

Organised together with the Institute for Screen Industries Research.

CSN events

We'll help you connect to the amazing creative community that exists in Nottingham and further afield. Find opportunities, network and develop contacts - all vital to getting on in the creative industries.

Recent events

  • Creative Quarter (CQ) tour – working with the CQ CEO Tamily Cookson we arranged a tour of this vibrant cluster of Nottingham creative businesses to help you look at support for entreperneurs, how to network and shared working spaces.
  • Mastering a creative career – help for our students to identify their strengths and motivations. A partnership with Creative Access, an organisation working to make the creative economy more representative, accessible and inclusive.

External opportunities

As a hub of creative research and study we’re constantly sent details of events and opportunities that we can help you connect to. Recent promotions include:

Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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