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Origins 2017 – Winners and photos

Origins 2017. Photo by Eva Clifford This year’s Origins exhibition at the Truman Brewery on London’s Brick Lane was a great success. The showcase included 116 pieces from 48 Centres across the country. The work, by students completing UAL Awarding Body qualifications … Continue reading

Barbican Box showcase – HOME, Manchester

Carmel College students perform at HOME, Manchester. Photo by Simon Liddiard By Sue Cook – Chief Examiner, Foundation Studies I recently attended the Barbican Box regional showcase (20 June 2017) and had the opportunity to witness something so creatively individual and exciting! It … Continue reading

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

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 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