Callum Buchanan



LLB Law (University of Birmingham), LLM Legal Practice (University of Law), PGDip Performing Arts (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts)

Previous experience

Previously, Callum managed a portfolio career straddling law, theatre, and luxury retail before moving into higher education administration and recruitment at Said Business School, and later careers support and advice at Oxford Careers Service. Callum has also worked closely with charities, offering valuable advice to individuals facing homelessness, poverty, and disadvantage, particularly in matters related to employment and accommodation.

In his current role as a Career Adviser, Callum is the Careers lead for Creative Careers, with a focus on creativity and innovation. In addition, Callum is the Careers lead for Disability and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion. He advises on equality and diversity barriers involving careers, with a particular emphasis on admissions & outreach and support for students with visible and non-visible disabilities. Callum runs regular 1:1 support sessions and workshops in which he provides tailored guidance to all students and researchers who identify as having a disability, neurodivergence or long-term health condition.

Colleges & departments

Callum works with the following departments and colleges:

  • Departments: Anthropology & Archaeology, Music, History of Art, and Ruskin School of Art
  • Colleges: Corpus Christi, Queens, St John’s, and St Peter’s Colleges.

To see when Callum is available for appointments, browse the appointments on CareerConnect.

Areas of interest

Main areas of careers interest include:

  • Creative Careers (Careers Lead): Arts, Culture & Heritage | Fashion & Design| Media & Communications (Advertising & Marketing, Journalism, Publishing and PR) | Music & Performance Art | The Screen Industries (Film, TV & Games)
  • Business, Finance and Management Careers: Investment Banking | Management Consultancy | Accountancy | Actuarial Profession | Business & Management
  • Legal Careers: Solicitors | Barristers | Human Rights & Public Interest Law | International Law

Callum is also the Careers Lead for Health, Disability & Neurodivergence support and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.

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