Freelancing for students

  • Networking

This event is part of a new series and is designed to give students across all disciplines top tips and advice on how to successfully launch a career as a freelancer.
Every attendee will receive a free IPSE student membership to help you get started as a freelancer.

Listen to our keynote speakers give valuable insights into the key skills that will enable you to make the brave step into life as a freelancer straight after university.

We end with a panel session with freelancers from a range of industries who will share their journeys, challenges, successes and why they chose to go freelance.


16.00 – Registration and welcome

16.30 – Introduction to freelancing with IPSE

16.50 – Keynote with Gemma Church, the freelance writer who gets tech!

17.10 – Keynote with The Creative Quarter Company, Nottingham

17.30 – Freelancer panel discussion with:

  • Chantal Duarte, Sport Psychologist and project management specialist freelancer (and Performance and Operations Manager at Game Changer Performance– full time)
  • CaitlinMcEvoy, Founder and Creative Director, Caitlin McEvoy Studio and District-23 and Graphic Designer, Nottingham Trent Students’ Union
  • Owen Davies, Freelance Editor

18.00 – Networking, drinks and pizza!

19.00 - Close