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“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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …