Creative Services Online Taster Activities

Calling all budding hairdressers, make-up artists and beauty therapists!

If you’re interested in kick-starting your career in the creative industries, there is no better place than University College Birmingham.

Have a go at our online tutorials to master smokey eyes, perfect hair up styling skills and learn how to recreate gory cuts, plus plenty more. Not only will taking part give you the chance to have a go at some practical activities you can expect to do on our creative services college courses, you will also meet some of the teaching team. If you’re joining us in September, these activities will give you a head-start and will help you prepare for your course.

How to take part

  • Click on the 'view video' button for the course you are interested in.
  • Watch the video and have a go at the activities. For a list of equipment and resources that you will need, click here.
  • If you have enjoyed taking part in the activities why not share photos of your creations on Instagram using #ucbcreativetaster or by tagging @ucbhairandbeauty.

Taster activities

Activity A

Learn how to create a precision lip step by step with our lecturer Chloe.

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Activity B

Develop a make-up concept, create a face mask and perfect Smokey eyes in this taster session with lecturers Varine and Vicky.

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Activity C

Our lectures Louisianna and Varine, take you through the steps of producing a stylebook, how to promote a product, and how to create a hair-up design using various creative skills.

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Activity D

Put your creative skills to the test by producing an evening make-up look and get stuck into some special effects make-up with our lectures Vicky and Sue.

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If you have any questions about these taster activities, please complete our enquiry form here.

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