Global Academy places huge importance on Careers education for all students during their time at the Academy

Kickstart Your Career in Media

At Global Academy – not only do we teach you the practical skills to succeed in the Creative Media Industry – we’ll give you the industry knowledge and contacts to get there too!

Our students leave the Academy and go into employment, education or further training with knowledge, experience and focus in the Creative and Broadcast industries.

Careers at Global Academy

Find out more about our Careers programme, approach and vision.


See where our students end up after graduating from Global Academy.


Find out more about the destinations in the Media Industry of some of our past students.

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If you’re looking to continue your education after the Academy, then you may well be thinking of going on to University.


After Global Academy you could be learning and earning with an Apprenticeship in the Creative Media Industry.

Need Advice?

There’s plenty of help, support and guidance out there to kick start your career in Media.

Careers Hub

During your time at Global Academy, you will be able to access resources, guides, and information to help prepare you for a career in the Creative Media Industry. These will all be housed on our g:Careers hub on Canvas – current Global Academy students can click the link below to view the resources.

Dentsu Code Online Curriculum

The world needs big ideas. You’re already qualified. Learn about the exciting world of advertising, media, and creative communications with Dentsu. Head to their online student hub, where you can put your ideas into action with The Code Online Curriculum.

Work through a series of bitesize learning modules, where you will hear from a range of Dentsu employees about their careers and learn how to make your own marketing campaign. In January 2021 – Year 12 Global Academy students worked on a student challenge – but it’s open to anyone too. Click the link below to work on a submission to meet a client brief and be in the chance of winning some top prizes, plus be invited to an exclusive event. Watch this space.


Useful Links

Need more careers advice? Here’s some other places on the web to find guidance and advice for your next step

Access VFX – a guide to all things digital, VFX and graphics

All About Careers – take a career test and explore jobs in different sectors

Amazing Apprenticeships – all you need to know about apprenticeships

Apprenticeships – Government website with a list of all the current apprenticeships

Association of Photographers – advice for careers in photography

AudioUK – training guides and advice from Audio UK

BBC Bitesize – lots of career advice for the creative industry

Careermap – an online magazine full of useful information for parents

Careers Gateway – links to information about careers and higher education

Discover Creative Careers – online search portal with jobs and advice for the creative industry

icould– information on different job sectors with real stories to inspire your career

Institute of Practitioners in Advertising*

Milkround – resources to explore apprenticeships, traineeships, internships and school leaver schemes

National Careers Service – useful information about career types, skills and CV writing

Prospects – match your skills and personality to 400+ job profiles, career planner and lots of information about careers advice and job sectors

Radio Centre – advice on jobs in the radio industry

Screenskills – lots of tips and advice for a career in screen

Skills builder – developing the 8 essential employment skills

Student Ladder – search for Work experience, Internships, Apprenticeships and Graduate Schemes

Talking Jobs – starting conversations about the world of work

Target Jobs– advice on how to get the job you want

UK Music – advice on jobs in the music industry

Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?