Kam’s Inspirational Journey to HE Student of the Year

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University Centre Weston (UCW) student, Kam, was successfully named the Association of College’s (AoC) Higher Education Student of the Year winner this week, in front of a packed crowd at the ICC, Birmingham. The annual AoC Student of the Year Awards celebrate students who stand out from the crowd, and have gone above and beyond, whether in college or their …

Celebrating Excellence – Kam Makes AoC Student of the Year Shortlist

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In a remarkable achievement, University Centre Weston (UCW) student Kam, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Higher Education Student of the Year Nominee Sponsored by Advanced HE, at the AoC Student of the Year Awards 2023/24. Kam’s dedication to academic excellence and his commitment to personal and professional development have set him apart as a truly exceptional student. Throughout his …

Recently we caught up with Georgia, an outstanding UCW student embarking on her journey in Film and Media Arts for Production. 

Georgia’s Film and Media Arts for Production Journey

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Recently we caught up with Georgia, an outstanding UCW student embarking on her journey in Film and Media Arts for Production.  From a young age, Georgia found joy in creating and writing TV shows, even enlisting her friends to participate. It was her love for screenwriting that ultimately led her to choose the programme at University Centre Weston, as the …

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Alumni Profile: Catching Up with Andrew

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It’s that time of the week again! The time where we put a spotlight on one of our incredible alumni and the amazing things they’re achieving post-graduation.  Today is all about Andrew!  Andrew is one of our fantastic Film alumni. Having studied BA (Hons) Film and Media Arts Production, as well as our BA (Hons) Lens-Based Media Top-Up, Andrew has …

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Global Citizen Film Launch

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Our Acting and Performance Making students took part in creating a film for Culture Weston’s Arts & Health week, titled Global Citizen. The film explores what it means to be a Global Citizen, and intercultural perspectives on the future of our planet and its people. Our actors were invited to explore these themes and create performative responses to them, which …

Adventures in Dubai – Technician Kate Shares Industry Experiences with Film and TV Students

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We take great pride in prioritising industry experience over teaching backgrounds. This means our staff bring relevant stories from the world of work as well as valuable insights and connections into the classroom to maximise the career-boosting qualities of our courses. Afterall, we’re all about shaping careers and not just courses!  However, this ethos is not just exclusive to our …

Music Media Masterclass – Industry Photographer Tom Ham Visits UCW

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UCW Photography, Film & Media and Professional Music degree students were recently treated to a very special guest lecture and workshop from distinguished photographer Tom Ham, who visited the Winter Gardens campus to pass on his industry expertise.  Tom Ham is a Bristol based photographer who specialises in portrait and documentary photography and working with musicians. His past clients have …

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Triumph for Film Fest! – Interview with Dirigo Directors

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At the time of writing this article, we’re getting ready to witness the amazing hard work on display at tonight’s Dirigo Film Festival (Wednesday 26th February) Dirigo is an International Student Film Festival directed and produced by Film and Media Arts Production, students from University Centre Weston. This festival aims to inspire and showcase the creativity of student filmmakers worldwide. It is an …