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Cardiff Metropolitan University : September 2017 to Present – Textiles BA(Hons) specialising in surface pattern and stitch

Ysgol Bro Dinefwr : September 2012 to June 2016 – A Level Textiles -A*, Photography – A*, ICT – A and Art – B GCSEs – 11 A* to B grades including Textiles A* Level 3 Welsh Baccalaurette

Other Qualifications and Achievements

Cardiff Met Award 2020 – Employability and Skills Training

Cardiff Metropolitan Textiles Studentship Award 2018

Academic Achievement Scholarship to Cardiff Metropolitan 2017

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award 2014

UK Intermediate Mathematical Challenge Silver Certificate 2014

Key Skills

  • Organisation
  • Time Management
  • Surface Pattern Design
  • Photoshop
  • ICT
  • Freehand Embroidery
  • Hard-working and Flexible


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Tahlia Paige David

Motivated, enthusiastic individual currently studying BA(Hons) Textiles in Cardiff Metropolitan University. Interested in a variety of the arts, but primarily surface pattern and stitch. Textiles work focuses on exploration and an array of processes, inspired by wildlife, botanics and architecture. Experience in a variety of areas of the industry, now seeking work in South Wales.   

Relevant Work Experience

Assistant at Corgi Hosiery
Ammanford (2019)
Filing, organisation, packing orders and product photography are amongst some of the tasks I helped with here. I also learnt about the whole process, from design, to factory, to packaging.

Secretary at Enactus Society
Cardiff (2019)
Taking notes in meetings, recruiting members, making a hamper for the Freshers Fayre, attended Leadership Training in Birmingham.

Student Rep at Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff (2017-2019)
Representing the views of my cohort in meetings and communicating these issues back, ultimately to help get the student voice heard and solve issues.

Shop Assistant at Custom House
Cardigan (2014)
Helping out with serving customers, cleaning, packaging and advertising in the shop.

Relevant Previous Employment

Young Heritage Leader at Cardiff Museum
Cardiff (2019 – Present)
Photography consultancy, deciding what would engage young people with the museum, ongoing when opportunities arise.

Welcome Crew at Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff (2019)
Welcoming new students to campus and directing them to class, advertising events for the week and helping out during the Freshers Fayre and Metfest.

Teaching Assistant at Ysgol Bro Dinefwr
Working as a teaching assistant in the textiles classroom while working on the costumes for the production of Cats! including construction, painting and organisation.

Shop Assistant and Product Photography at Cibola
Llandovery (2015-2016)
General shop help, sales to customers, stocking and cleaning, then taking photographs of products for the development of the website.