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New qualification – Level 3 Applied General Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art & Design

From September 2017, UAL Awarding Body will be running for the first time, the following qualifications: UAL Level 3 Applied General Diploma in Art & Design (603/1457/6) UAL Level 3 Applied General Extended Diploma in Art & Design (603/1459/X) These … Continue reading

UCAS tariff points for Level 3 Music and Fashion Business qualifications

We are pleased to confirm that our Level 3 Fashion Business Retail and Level 3 Music Performance and Production qualifications have been allocated UCAS Tariff points. Students applying for HE courses starting from September 2018 onwards will be able to … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

The benefits of teaching maths with art and design

Derek Johnson, Director of the School of Art and Design at West Suffolk College, on how embedding maths into art and design teaching opens wonderful creative doorways: “Anybody who works in further education (FE) in 2016 will be only too aware … Continue reading

Successes for deaf students studying at City College Brighton

Four students from Hamilton Lodge, a school for deaf and hearing-impaired children in Brighton, have excelled on the UAL Awarding Body Level 2 Creative Media Production & Technology course since moving into mainstream education at City College Brighton and Hove. Oliver … Continue reading