Live with the RIBA Gulf Chapter – CV and Portfolio Review and Getting Noticed

Live with the RIBA Gulf Chapter - CV and Portfolio Review and Getting Noticed



The RIBA Gulf Chapter hosted a live review of industry professionals and students CVs and portfolios and a discussion on how to approach companies, and how to write a cover letter.

This is a recording of an online event that took place on 25 August 2021.

You can find the original recording here:…

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented several new challenges for the modern-day designer, one of which being how to stand out in an ever-crowded market. A simple tweak to your CV and portfolio could make the difference in landing your dream job or progressing your career in the right direction.

In this session, industry-leading professionals shared their experience and knowledge that can help give you the edge over the competition. The speakers reviewed work from selected panellists and gave advice over where they feel the panellist can improve and what it is they look for in prospective new candidates.

Speakers: Stephen Drew FRSA – Founder, Architecture Social and RIBA Council Member

Andy Shaw RIBA – Managing Partner, AMA and RIBA Gulf Chapter Chair

Jennie Binchy – Founder, Binchy and Binchy Architecture


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