First Hand — Recent grad and graphic designer Lauren Goodland on balancing a job, social life and business on the side

Posted 05 September 2017 Written by Lauren Goodland

Having landed a job at Newport-based studio Parade Design before she’d even graduated – all while running a successful card business – it would be fair to say that University of South Wales graduate Lauren Goodland has had it pretty good in her first 12 months out. But she’ll be the first to admit that there have been struggles and regrets along the way. Here she fills us in on the things she might do differently the second time around, and her tips to current students.

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