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Don’t miss Origins 2017!

Now in it’s seventh year, Origins is an exhibition of art, design and creative media work produced by students studying UAL Awarding Body qualifications at colleges nationwide. Hundreds of pieces of work were submitted for consideration by the 170+ institutions … Continue reading

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Emerge 2017

UAL Awarding Body hosted Emerge, our first music and performing arts showcase event, on Saturday 3 June.  More than 80 students from nine centres approved to deliver UAL Awarding Body qualifications performed at Emerge, which took place at Central Saint … Continue reading

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Colleges pilot national Barbican project with Complicite

Two colleges that deliver UAL Awarding Body’s qualifications have been selected to pilot a national education programme with leading international arts centre, the Barbican.  Students studying UAL’s Level 3 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts qualification at Carmel College and Macclesfield College have … Continue reading

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10 tips for organising the perfect end of year exhibition

Vicky Cull is the course leader for  Suffolk New College’s Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and Extended Diploma in Art & Design courses. She has been responsible for planning and organising all of the college’s final art and design shows for … Continue reading

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The Origins experience

Origins, our annual exhibition of student work, is now open for entries. Now in its seventh year, Origins showcases the best art, design, fashion and creative media work being produced by students taking our further education qualifications at FE institutions … Continue reading

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Preparing for moderation

Matt Moseley recently joined UAL Awarding Body as Chief Examiner for Art & Design at Levels 1 and 2. We asked him to share his tips for centres preparing for moderation… Matt Moseley, photo by Ivan Jones.   Prior to … Continue reading

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Tips for producing a successful student performance

With the end of year show season fast approaching, we asked Marc Mollica, our Chief Examiner for Performing & Production Arts, to share his top tips for producing a successful student showcase… Marc Mollica, photo by Ivan Jones.   As … Continue reading

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West Suffolk College wins TES FE Award and is praised in PMQs by Theresa May

West Suffolk College’s School of Art and Design has been recognised at the annual Times Educational Supplement’s TES FE Awards for an innovative project that brings together maths, art, religion and science teaching.
  Derek Johnson accepting the TES FE Award on behalf of … Continue reading

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#ArtsEdMatters – UAL Awarding Body Conference 2017

Thanks to all who came to the UAL Awarding Body Conference at Mary Ward House on 10 February. The event was our biggest to date – with over 350 people in attendance! Instead of running separate conferences, this year’s event … Continue reading

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It is the work that is the boss of you

Alex Schady, programme leader for Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, on understanding work in a gallery context. Learning to think through making is an important part of arts education. When considering a piece of work, it can be tempting to … Continue reading

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