||The aim of this project was to research and develop a deeper awareness of the key and emerging social sites that are relevant to developing a visual and professional identity; the importance of interconnectedness and the significance for our future graduates looking to enter the Creative Sector. How students develop a professional identity One of the valued SHU graduate attributes we aspire to develop within our graduates is Digital Literacy. This states that as graduates they will be able to work effectively with a range of technology and social media and have the capability to develop a confident online presence. Our project focuses in on the students and future graduates on the creative courses within the Faculty of ACES. The outcomes of our research will help to inform potential enhancements to professional studies within our courses. This project was undertaken with an undergraduate Student in response to the call for Students as Researchers Project which funds students to undertake a small research project in collaboration with staff to improve academic practice and the student experience.
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