Preparing our students for life after graduation

Chaired by:
Stella Runnel, EKA
Triin Amur, EKA

March 17, 15:00–16:00 CET

Besides design skills, what else should we teach students to better prepare them for the world full of uncertainty? Workshop consists of interactive brainstorming and group discussions. Max number of participants is 12.

Stella Runnel is the Head of Department of Accessory Design and Bookbinding in Estonian Academy of Arts. In addition, she runs her own accessory brand Stella Soomlais which is storngly aligned with the philosophy of circular economy. Both, in and outside of academia, Stella is actively involved in discussions on what kind of support of our students need to have a successful professional career after graduation.

Triin Amur is a lecturer and a coordinator in departments of Fashion Design and Accessory Design in EKA. She’s also lecturing in Tartu University Viljandi Culture Academy, on cultural sustainability of fashion and textile design. For the past four years, she’s been working as an art director and project manager for OmaMood Fashion Show and as a head of the production design team for the international Viljandi Folk Music Festival.

Stella Runnel
Triin Amur

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