As a vocational school, from the moment students enrol they are preparing for a career in design.

Work observation and placements form the early steps in a student’s chosen profession whilst renowned design studios within the Inchbald’s extensive network visit the summer exhibition to scout for talent.

Full time careers advisory team

Inchbald has a dedicated and experienced careers advisory team which guides students through their options both in light of their portfolio and working style and corresponding career opportunities. This support continues long after students depart Inchbald and all former students can call upon the school's advisors at any time during their career for guidance around moving up through the profession, career shifts and upskilling.

Enviable ties to the global design professions

Many leading national and international interior and garden designers have started their careers at Inchbald and these close ties mean an unrivalled range of career opportunities and support. Inchbald is regularly consulted directly by designers with offers of work placements, internships and full-time employment, such is their confidence in the high standard of teaching and the honed talent of Inchbald graduates.

Alumni community

The school has a vibrant alumni community and membership means a lifetime of international connections from likeminded friends, colleagues and aspirational figures from the worlds of interior and garden design. Visit our alumni profiles for information on Inchbald graduates.