William Kentridge exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art

Creative Arts Take a Trip to London

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  This week our Photography, Art and Graphic Design students spent a day in London visiting the Design Museum , The Photographers’ Gallery and Royal Academy of Arts as well as doing some street photography and taking in the atmospheric Oxford Street lights.  Highlights included the William Kentridge show at the RA, Chris Killip ‘Retrrospective’ at the Photographers’ Gallery and …

UCW photography students visit bristol for street phototgraphy

Photography Students Visit Bristol

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The other week our BA Photography and Visual Cultures students took a trip to St Nick’s market in Bristol to practice their street photography skills. Their activities consisted of three day trips, visiting and familiarising themselves with the cultural venues of Bristol such as Arnolfini, RPS Gallery, M-Shed and Watershed.  The idea behind their trip St. Nicholas Market was to …

University Centre Weston staff at UCAS fair talking about what is clearing 2022

How to Apply Through Clearing 2022 – UCAS Clearing FAQs

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With the summer holidays well underway, students with offers from universities are eagerly awaiting those all important college exam results.  The question we always get over the summer break though is… “Is it too late to apply”?! To that we say: Not at all! We can consider applications throughout the summer for most of our courses through the process called …

Graphic Design Students Exhibition at New Designers

BA Graphic Design Learners Attend New Designers in London!

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Nine Graduating 3rd year BA Graphic Design learners recently presented an exhibition of their work at ‘New Designers’ at Business Design centre in London. The ‘New Designers’ event invites 2500 hand-picked graduate design talents from around the UK to present their work at the longest running and leading design showcase over a period of two weeks. UCW’s learners had the …

To University and Beyond! – Familiar Faces Pass on Experiences to Sixth Form Students

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This week welcomed some familiar faces back to UCW!  We love speaking with past students. Hearing about their amazing achievements and progression since graduating really brings home the amazing successes higher education enables. UCW alumni Mari Kerrigan, Dan Swan, Jack Kimmins and Josh Shapland visited The Winter Gardens Campus to pass on their words of wisdom to Weston College Sixth …

Dan smiling at computer screen sat in yellow modern design studio

“I now see my dyslexia as a strength” – Dyson Graphic Designer Dan Shares UCW Experience

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Education and isn’t a “one size fits all” situation. People learn and thrive in different learning scenarios. Those who perhaps struggled in a traditional learning system can really thrive when focusing on a single subject, working alongside like-minded people in smaller classes and having more creative freedom.  Since graduating from the Graphic Design BA (hons) in 2021, UCW alumni Dan …

Ukraine's President on a T-shirt saying Slava Ukraini

UCW Students Raise Funds for Those in Need in Ukraine

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UCW students have shown fantastic fundraising efforts.   UCW students have donated and purchased items from the amazing Weston College learner led pop-up shop over at Loxton Campus in order to raise money for those in need in Ukraine. The products in the shop were amazing handmade, bespoke items with proceeds going to charities helping those who are suffering from the war …

Female Media student smiling at camera with Photoshopped background



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 …

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 …