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School of Communications Art (SCA)

What’s the programme all about?
SCA will run a 12-month advertising online course for 20 scholarships, where young people will be
taught by faculty members and a network of over 1,000 advertising industry mentors in a welcoming
environment. To make the programme inclusive for all, everyone will receive free laptops to complete
industry related coursework that will prepare you for a fast-paced career in advertising. All fees will
be covered by our partner Stride.
What are the key benefits of the programme?
Aspiring advertising superstars will attend online classes and lectures daily and be provided with
practical coursework to complete in groups or individually. Much like in a real agency, you will
receive campaign briefs and have to work precisely to the client’s requirements. You will have to
prepare presentations up to fully commercial standards and quality during the course of the
programme to prove your understanding of the client’s needs. After all the hard work is done, you’ll
leave with the opportunity to showcase your success at the annual Portfolio Day event where
hundreds of advertising industry professionals scout out fresh talent, usually leading to a highly
sought after placement or job.
Who’s the programme for?
This programme is perfect for you if you’ve always dreamt of working in the fast-paced world of
advertising. You can apply for this programme as long as you’re between the ages of 18+ and
live in Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark or Wandsworth.
How can I get involved in the programme?
Find out more: and book a 15 minute appointment
with the Dean, Marc Lewis:

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