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 …

Stepping into “The Unfamiliar”… Photography Student Magazine Launches!

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As part of their module around documentaries, 1st year Photography students have published their own magazine! The documentary and editorial magazine titled “The Unfamiliar” features work from nine degree students studying Photography and Visual Cultures, BA (Hons) Students were tasked with focusing on photographing something which may feel unfamiliar. This could be different angles of something seen everyday or a …

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Photography Competition Winners Announced!

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We are excited to announce the winners and runners up of the UCW Photography Competition 2021. This student operated competition is aimed at non-professional photographers, supporting career growth and recognition, for local creatives. This year saw some fantastic entries in both age categories, all under the theme of ‘What got you through?’. A huge thank-you and well done to our winners, …

Photography Alumni Opens Gallery in Scottish Highlands

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After graduating from our Photography degree course in 2020, UCW alumni Joe Kirkman has just opened his very own gallery on the Isle of Lewis: Garenin Gallery. Joe began his journey on the Level 3 Photography course at Weston College, progressing to the Photography degree programme in 2020, gaining a strong 1st class degree.  We caught up with Joe to find …

‘Dragons & Snakestones’ – Photography Lecturer Publishing Phenomenal Photobook

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As a result of a research project taking place over the last 7 years, HE Photography lecturer Jamie Dormer-Durling is raising money to help publish his book: ‘Dragons & Snakestones’.  The upcoming title is a is a photobook celebrating the life and work of the fossil hunter and palaeontologist Mary Anning. Jamie continues: “In the spring of 2014, whilst walking on …

Win £100! – UCW Photography Competition

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We are excited to be hosting an exciting competition, open to local residents! This student organised competition is aimed at non-professional photographers, split into two age categories (16-18 / 19+). We’re keen to help support your career growth and recognition, providing exposure to the community and the chance for your submissions to be reviewed by our panel expert photographers on …