Launchgrad @ HCA

Launchgrad aims to support HCA graduates from degree and postgraduate programmes in the crucial 18 months post-graduation. It offers you the chance to continue to take part in online events, seminar sessions and workshops at HCA, as well as sharing a range of exciting external events and opportunities.

Events, Opportunities and Resources

We publish a regular newsletter to keep you updated with news, external events and creative opportunities. Through the year we will invite you to take part in virtual events and discussion groups.

You will get the chance to shape the future of the programme by suggesting events or workshops that you might be interested in finding out more about or attending.

If you would like to speak with us at any time to make a suggestion or are involved in a project you would like mentioned in our newsletter, please email us at

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Graduate Associate Membership

As a recent graduate of a degree or post-graduate qualification at HCA, you can apply for 18 months of free Graduate Associate Membership. We hope you stay part of our community after graduating as you build your creative career.

We are currently revising our Graduate Associate Membership offer in light of limited access to facilities during COVID-19 and will keep you updated.

Please note that physical access to the building is currently not available due to COVID restrictions and all Graduate Associate Memberships are frozen. We will update you as soon as we have more information.

For further details, email Please make sure that you have opted ‘in’ to staying in touch with HCA on your application form so that we can send you our newsletter.