Thursday 10 October 17:30 - 20:00

London College of Communication
Elephant and Castle

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Graduate ThinkTank – Alumni roundtable with Industry Experts

Community & Culture

Thursday 10 October
Typo Cafe
London College of Communication

Open to all graduates and current 3rd year students
Free, booking essential
Drinks and nibbles will be provided

This year marks a turning point for the world, with the international community adopting a new global development strategy in September and negotiating a universal deal to combat climate change in December.

To succeed, policymakers must recognise that today’s global imperatives – to eradicate poverty and improve wellbeing, while restoring the Earth’s balance – form a single agenda, and that the most effective means of achieving it is education. (Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO 2019).

As our valued graduates, we welcome your thoughts on the role that design education can play in transforming how students think and act towards one another and the planet.

What do they need to learn? How will this impact on the industries they join and/or the companies they establish? What are the challenges and opportunities for employment and employability? How can you support us in our ambition to bring responsible design practices to the heart of everything we do?

This open discussion aims to bring together the College’s diverse graduates to explore and discuss these increasingly-urgent themes.

This event is part of EMERGENCE, an exhibition and events programme presented by the Design School at London College of Communication, UAL exploring the role of design in working towards goals of sustainable production and consumption, biodiversity, inclusiveness, social cohesion and environmental sustainability.


London College of Communication strives to provide an inclusive and accessible environment for our students and visitors. If you have any specific access requirements for an event or exhibition, please contact us by email ([email protected]) or phone (020 7514 8498) in advance of your visit so that we can make any necessary preparations or adjustments. For full access and route guides for our building, please view our AccessAble accessibility guide.

Find Us

London College of Communication is located in the heart of London, at Elephant & Castle. The College is based on a single site, within easy reach of various parts of the city and well served by tube, bus and rail networks. Find out more about getting here on our Find Us page.

Important Filming and Photography Notice:

Please note that filming and photography will be taking place throughout the exhibition. Both bigger crowds, smaller groups and individuals may be captured on camera.

All imagery and footage may at some point be published on the College's website, social media channel and in print.


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