Studied Interactive Media Development at B&FC • Graduated in 2015
Since completing her studies, Sarah has flourished in her role at major electrical wholesale company, Harry B Litherland.
She has full creative control over design and has recently been given additional responsibilities in managing the social media presences for the company, drawing on her creativity and the media skills learned through her degree study.
Sarah loves working in a creative role and firmly acknowledges the process of studying for her degree at B&FC for giving her the professional and personal confidence to achieve.
My Most Recent Role...
Graphic Designer Harry B Litherland & Company Ltd
How B&FC Helped Me
A key achievement for Sarah was the completion of a 15,000-word dissertation, which took her out of her comfort zone and was the most challenging part of her degree.
She said: “I had two fantastic supervisors throughout my dissertation project and their support was invaluable, I could go to them and get advice to set me on the right track at any time.
"I persevered with their support and am so proud of that achievement.”
Sarah Clow studied a Foundation Degree in Interactive Media Development, followed by a top-up honours year around her part-time job and whilst undertaking freelance work to build up her portfolio.
She graduated in 2015 and gained employment in her chosen field almost immediately as a result.
The structure of the degree at B&FC meant that during the course Sarah and other students undertook a great deal of work experience within industry, totalling more than 100 hours, ensuring that she had a strong vocational foundation to her qualification and a competitive edge in the job market.
Sarah says B&FC tutors with strong industry backgrounds were able to teach and advise based on their own experience and guided her through the course to build a portfolio of work which supported her in gaining related employment.
“B&FC helped my confidence soar and gave me the ability to communicate well in interview. I felt it gave me the competitive edge.”