Frequently Asked Questions

Finding work and making job applications

Where can I find websites advertising vacancies in music, dance, the arts and education?

Where can I find explanations for some of the terms used in job advertisements, such as 'FTE' and 'pro rata'?

What transferable skillls have I developed through my studies that would be of interest to employers?

Where can I find job application advice?

Where can I find interview tips?

How do I go about taking a more creative, active approach job hunting? 

I'm concerned that I might face discrimination during the job hunting process; how can I find out more about the issues and how I might address them?

I have a disability; where can I find relevant information about employment and career development?

 

Dance

Where can I find listings of auditions for dancers?

Where can I find out about working in dance education?

What is a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and how to I obtain one?

Where can I find out about professional training, development and support for dance artists and educators?

Where can I find information about career options in the dance sector?

 

Music

Where can I find out about career options in music?

Where can I find information about music teaching and education work?

Where can I find useful resources for my work as a music teacher?

What is a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and how to I obtain one?

Performing: where can I find.....

  • audition details and performance vacancies?
  • a list of concert venues in London that host recitals?
  • schemes for players at the start of their careers?
  • opportunties to perform in community and health settings?
  • information about musicians' diary services?

 

Further study and professional development

Where can I find information about the different types of postgraduate courses available?

Where can I search for a course of study at postgraduate level?

Where can I find courses to continue my professional development?

Where can I find out about training and continuing professional development for instrumental/vocal tutors?

Where can I look for funding to support my studies?

Where can I find advice on the funding application process?

Where can I find information about distance learning providers?

Where can I find league tables for UK universities and teacher training providers?

I am a UK student, where can I find information about studying abroad?

 

Training to teach in the classroom

Where can I find information about routes into teaching in the classroom, course search and the application process?

Where can I find league tables for teacher training providers?

 

International students

Where can I find information about working in the UK during my studies?

How do I apply for a National Insurance number?

Where can I find information about working in the UK after my studies?

Where can I find out how my international qualifications equate to UK qualifications?

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