Shipwrecked Skills Day – A DYW partnership event for S3 pupils

We’re thrilled to unveil an exciting event that’s set to take the high seas of creativity by storm – introducing “Shipwrecked Skills Day”!

This unique experience will be taking place on Wednesday, 13th March at the City of Glasgow College, promises a day of immersive challenges, teamwork, and problem-solving that will leave students inspired and ready to conquer the unknown.

Setting Sail for Creativity:

Picture this – a deserted island, a shipwreck, and the challenge to build a sustainable habitat from scratch. Shipwrecked Skills Day is not your average event; it’s a journey into uncharted territory where students will unleash their creative thinking and problem-solving skills. This hands-on experience goes beyond textbooks, encouraging participants to design a habitat that respects nature while ensuring all necessities are within a 15-minute walking distance.

Collaboration on the High Seas:

In partnership with DYW, BIMA Scotland, Daydream Believers and the City of Glasgow College, Shipwrecked Skills Day brings together a crew of industry experts, ready to guide students through the unexplored waters of digital and creative industries. The day isn’t just about building huts and bridges; it’s an opportunity for students to dive into the world of possibilities, gaining insights into careers and paths within the digital sector.

Charting a Course for the Future:

Shipwrecked Skills Day isn’t just about the challenges; it’s a journey that includes digital industry expert insights, a college tour, and information on courses related to the digital creative sector. Students interested in English, Graphic Design, Art & Design, or students with a flair for creativity.

Secure Your Spot on the Ship:

Spaces are limited, with each school grouping eligible for 10 spots (a minimum of 8 pupils required). To secure your students’ spots for this exhilarating day, follow the registration details provided in the school newsletter, and set sail on a day of discovery and creativity.

Join Us on Shipwrecked Skills Day:

Shipwrecked Skills Day is not just an event; it’s an unforgettable experience that will leave participants equipped with skills for the future and a newfound passion for the digital and creative industries.

Activity Highlights:
– Design a sustainable habitat respecting nature.
– Keep all necessities within a 15-minute walking distance.
– Foster teamwork and collaboration.

Don’t miss the boat! Register now via the link in the weekly coordinator newsletter or email us at with the total number of tickets you require.




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