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Coping with the first year of your graphic design degree

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8:45 AM | 1 December 2014
by Sepideh Zolfaghari
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Sepideh Zolfaghari, currently studying Graphic Design at Kingston University and freelancing as a designer, tells you everything you need to know about surviving your first year of graphic design.

My first year of graphic design was very full-on. I managed to work on projects about chocolate chips, Dominos, creating a book made up of 1001 pages and even broccoli, which is something I never imagined I would do as part of a graphic design course. I am currently in my second year at Kingston University studying Graphic Design. I thoroughly enjoyed my first year and I learned a lot. Here's some tips for how you can get the most out of your first year of graphic design.

My first tip is don’t be afraid to experiment with your work. Go out and try things and don’t sit in front of a computer 24/7. It’s the worst thing to do. Some of my best projects were very serendipitous and "happy accidents" as they call it.

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