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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

The future of Applied General qualifications

The UK government has recently announced that Applied General qualifications in England will remain as a route of study but will be subject to a formal review. Ruben Hale, Deputy Director, explores this decision and the effects it will have … Continue reading

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

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

#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

Register now for the UAL Awarding Body Annual Conference 2017!

Keep 10 February 2017 free for the UAL Awarding Body Conference! This year – for the first time – we’re holding one big conference for all subjects under one roof. We hope the new format will provide greater opportunity for … Continue reading

How to write an effective UCAS personal statement

For many students, writing a compelling personal statement for their UCAS application is a daunting prospect. Louise Evans, Head of Adviser Experience at UCAS, shares her top tips for writing an effective personal statement below… The personal statement is an important part of the UCAS … Continue reading

City College Brighton and Hove student’s film recognised by leading website

Student Max Chatfield, who is currently studying the UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology at City College Brighton and Hove, has had a video essay that he made as part of his college course published on nofilmschool.com. nofilmschool.com is widely regarded … Continue reading

Plymouth College of Art launches new Palace Court campus

Katie Greenyer, Creative Director of Pentland Brands, the London-based fashion group whose labels include Red or Dead and Speedo, formally opened Palace Court, Plymouth College of Art’s brand new Pre-Degree campus for 16 to 19-year-olds studying creative Extended Diplomas. Palace … Continue reading

A day in the life of a FAD student

The UAL Awarding Body team learnt first-hand what it’s like for students taking their qualifications, when they went back to college for the day. The team spent Friday 7 October being Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (FAD) students at … Continue reading