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Bridging the gap between education and industry

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Summer School

Inspiring, interactive and industry led sessions to build skills and support the transition of students into industry.

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Live project briefs

Real world creative challenges, to sharpen your skills — from inspiring people to recycle to reimagining the packaging of beer.

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Student Awards: Extended Deadline

We will be accepting submissions up till 5pm (GMT) on Thursday 9th April.
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Talent: Alva Skog

Alva's energetic bold and evocative practice is rooted in female empowerment.

New Now: Student Awards Ceremony

On the evening of 9th September, at London's historic Toynbee Hall, we celebrated and showcased all those commended as part of the most recent YCN Student Awards.
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Talent: Lily Kong

Lily Kong is a London-based illustrator who makes happy work by slapping a big smile on her bubbling characters no matter how embarrassing the situation is.
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Talent: Daryl Rainbow

From his Hackney based studio, illustrator Daryl Rainbow explores the intriguing characters and narratives found within the worlds of football, film, music and politics.
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Talent: Natasha Dzhola

Natash Dzhola is a Moscow based artist and illustrator, combining AR and animation with lively, vivid illustrations.
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Talent: Chester Holme

South London’s Chester Holme is an Illustrator and Artist whose work is heavily informed by printmaking processes and filled with character, narrative and atmosphere.
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Supersize your skills this September

We're inviting students and recent graduates to join us for a free series of bite-sized, expert-led workshop sessions, designed to kickstart your progress into industry.