Knowadays Success Stories

Wherever you are in life right now, there’s a Knowadays graduate who started from a similar place. Students and retirees, new parents, and career changers – they’ve all taken our courses and found new ways of working.

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    Kathleen

    Working with Proofed

    If you pass our Becoming A Proofreader course with a high enough mark, you’ll be eligible for freelance work with our partner company, Proofed. But it doesn’t have to end there! Some of our graduates go on to work in other roles with Proofed, including Kathleen, who is now on the admin team.
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    Alanna

    Living a Simpler Life

    When she was working in an office, Alanna’s dawn-to-dusk hours meant she saw little of her family. Now, as a freelance proofreader, she controls her own schedule, prioritizes the important things in life and spends quality time with her loved ones.
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    Stephen

    Working from Home During COVID-19

    What do you do when a global pandemic means your usual work dries up? One option is to try freelance proofreading. It has worked for Stephen, an actor and Knowadays graduate. 

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    Eve

    Student Job

    What better student job could there be than freelance proofreading? After all, it draws on the same skills you use in academic writing. And the hours are flexible, so you can work around your studies as required. Don’t take our word for it, though! Instead, find out what a recent Knowadays graduate – Eve – had to say on the topic.
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    Elizabeth

    The Linguist

    Most proofreaders are fascinated by language. But not everyone can boast the credentials of recent Knowadays graduate Elizabeth, who has a PhD in linguistics!

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    Margaret

    Flexible Working

    One great thing about freelance proofreading is the flexibility it offers. You can work as much or as little as you want, whenever you want. As such, it is a great way to supplement your income or add a little variety to your work life. 

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    Cole

    From the Army to Proofreading

    Proofreading might not seem like an obvious follow-up to the military, but one of our recent graduates has done exactly that!
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    Alie

    The English Graduate

    Making an income from creative writing is tricky. But you can find work that supports your creativity while letting you use your language skills to help people. Let us introduce Alie, a poet and English graduate who recently completed our Becoming A Proofreader course.
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    Emily

    The Medical Writer

    Do you need an English degree to work as a proofreader? No! As long as you have the English skills that Knowadays helps you develop, it can be an advantage to have a qualification in another subject area. To see why, let’s meet Emily, a recent graduate of Knowadays and a medical writer with a PhD in cardiovascular medicine.

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    Jennifer

    The Second Job

    Freelance proofreading and editing can be a great second job, helping you make ends meet or escape the daily nine-to-five grind. You might even find it replaces your main job in the end! 

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    Claudio

    The Author

    Working as a freelance proofreader is a great way to support your passion projects, from activism to artistry! Claudio, a published author, uses proofreading to support his literary ambitions.

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