In the media

A selection of media coverage featuring Nigel in his role as UAL Vice-Chancellor

Laying the foundations for creative success
Politics Home
13 February 2013
“Nigel Carrington, Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London, says foundation courses are still vital to quality arts degrees.”
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EBacc has forced arts off curriculum
The Times
6 December 2012
Letter from leading specialist arts education institutions led by Nigel.
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Export only: fears grow for future of postgrad study
The Times Higher Education
9 June 2011
“The UK risks educating the academic workforce of its competitors while starving itself of home-grown talent if the issue of postgraduate education continues to be put on the “back burner”, a university head has warned.”
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Art schools face uncertain financial future
The Guardian
19 April 2011
“University of the Arts London and other major arts colleges forced to look elsewhere for funding as cuts hit.”
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Changed utterly: cuts expected to transform the teaching landscape
The Times Higher Education
28 October 2010
“Art and design are not low-cost subjects to teach, the head of the country’s biggest arts university has argued.”
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Growing outcry at threat of cuts in humanities at universities
The Observer
28 February 2010
“An influential group of leading academics and cultural figures has issued a stark warning that they fear for the future of the arts and humanities in British universities.”
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Creative thinking ‘not rated’ by state
The Times Higher Education
30 November 2009
“Disgruntled leaders of creative universities protested about the way they are treated by the Government after a junior minister rejected repeated warnings that policies favouring science over creative subjects would lead to economic decline.”
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University of the Arts London appoints new head
The Guardian
22 January 2008
“The new head of University of the Arts London (UAL) is to be Nigel Carrington, an international lawyer and former managing director of McLaren Group, it was announced today.”
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