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Why get involved?

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Why get involved?

Benefits of organising Festival events and Pop-ups include:

Sharing a passion:

  • Exposure for the innovative work you or your department or society are already doing.
  • Create an event or series that showcases your interests.

Working with others:

  • Meet and build relationships with other Schools, departments, students, staff, and the local community.
  • Develop collaborative working methods and team skills.
  • Meet like-minded people interested in innovation, creative learning and designing learning experiences.

Learning new skills:

  • Discover new ways to learn.
  • Gain skills in other disciplines, event management and leadership.
  • Learn more about how the University works behind the scenes and how to navigate its systems.
  • Take an idea from design to delivery. 
  • Acquire competency-based experience for your CV.

Shaping the future of learning:

  • Pilot an idea, course or workshop in a supportive and low-risk environment.
  • Gather research from event attendees.
  • Make a real change to the UoE community.
  • Explore public engagement.

Helping others shine:

  • Give students and staff opportunities to grow and showcase their potential.

Applications for the curated week of the Festival of Creative Learning 2018 are now closed. If you would like to run a Festival of Creative Learning Pop-up event at any other time of the year, you can apply via the IAD Action Fund. You can find the application and guidelines here. The call for applications for the 2019 Festival will open in October 2018.

Any questions - contact us.