Career

The Academy likes to employ people who are currently working in the Industry to ensure we are giving the most up to date advice to students. So as well as working for UKAWEP a course consultant and tutor I run my own wedding planning business; Cherish Wedding Planning. To keep your own wedding planning business relevant and to ensure you are providing a good service, it is good

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  Have you heard of this saying?  Along with the phrase, ‘just do it’, this is something I repeat to myself when I catch myself hesitating, or pulling back from a challenge.  I often speak to people who are experiencing the same thing. Whether it is before enrolling to take a Wedding/Event course or launching a business.  It is not unusual for people to tell me that the

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August 27, 2013 | Career

I get a lot of questions from students about how to find work experience.   It is not always easy to find a placement locally and in exactly the field you are looking for but it is worth trying and persisting.   To prepare yourself for seeking work experience and give yourself the best possible chance of finding the right opportunity, you should produce a short profile/bio of yourself (our

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One of the things that we encourage our students  to do when they enrol is set aside a time to study each week, in the same way they might if they were enrolled in a classroom style course.  Whilst flexibility is one of the key things people like about our course, some discipline is also necessary to ensure you work through the course in the time-frame you have

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I am often asked about the difference between being a planner and a designer and if you can be both.  The answer is yes, you can be both, but you may also prefer to be one or the other which is why we have Certificate courses which focus on single disciplines and Diploma courses which are combinations of both planning and design.  To answer these questions for yourself,

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July 16, 2013 | Career

Ok!  You would expect me to say this wouldn’t you?  UKAWEP is in the business of education.  But that is not what this post is all about.  What I want to ask you to do, is always be on the look out for opportunities to learn. There is formal learning, like our courses, but learning can occur at any time and in any situation.  Reading this blog post,

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