Want to be your own boss?

We can help.

Our Freelance Academy offers you the opportunity to explore self-employment as a career option and learn what you need to know to work for yourself.

 

The next Freelance Academy will be run entirely online in October 2020 and is open to all students studying at universities across Scotland.

WHO CAN TAKE PART?


This programme is open to all students currently studying at higher education institutions in Scotland.

 

Your freelance expertise does not need to match the course or degree you are studying. Everyone is welcome.

 

There are however limited places available, and we operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

WHAT CONTENT IS COVERED?


The programme is interactive and covers the most important and practical aspects of working for yourself, including:

  • An introduction to freelancing
  • Finding your niche
  • Identifying your target market
  • Exploring marketing techniques
  • Managing client relationships
  • Project management techniques
  • Financial and legal requirements
  • Helpful resources and networks for freelancers
  • Personal development and wellbeing

WHY TAKE PART?


  • Discover whether freelancing is the right path for you
  • Receive free valuable and intensive freelance training
  • Gain experience and confidence
  • Learn about fantastic resources available to help freelancers
  • Extend your network and receive valuable support
  • Join the BRT community (for Edinburgh Napier participants only)

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