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Hair and Makeup Learners Smash Industry Experience at The Commonwealth Games 

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Interested in pursuing a career in Hair and Makeup but not sure what kind of opportunities and prospects are available?   Well, Look no further! Our Hair, Makeup and Prosthetics for Production degree programme offers a multitude of opportunities and experiences to enhance our learners’ skills and industry networks. Ran by hair and makeup professionals, this course has fantastic links …

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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 …

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“I chose UCW because they offered great work experience opportunities!”: Jade’s Journey to Success

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In a world that is everchanging, UCW understands how important it is to provide dynamic and relevant educational opportunities for today’s learners.   We certainly have our finger on the pulse when it comes to staying up to date with the ever-evolving landscape of potential career pathways and newly emerging industries.   Need an example?  Look no further than our degree in …

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Alumni Take to the Stage – “From The Mud Summer Festival” Announced

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This summer, alumni from UCW performing arts are hosting a festival to present the exciting work our artists they have created! Weston-based cabaret group “From The Mud” is a student formed group which enables Weston’s finest emerging artists to take to the stage. Having hosted a monthly cabaret show for over a year, the outgoing group are hosting the “From …

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Students Learn from Akeem Ellis Hyman

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There’s never a dull moment in our Performing and Production Arts department. Students recently had a fun-filled energetic musical theatre repertoire session from professional performer Akeem Ellis Hyman!    Akeem has toured with productions of Hairspray and Motown the Musical over the course of his career, making him a great person to learn from. Akeem shared his incredible range of experiences …

AHT WINNER! – Make-up Degree Design Dazzles Judges at Regional Finals

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UCW Hair, Makeup and Prosthetics for Production student, Claire Cox, has won the AHT (Association of Hairdressers and Therapists) Southwest regional competition! AHT is a national competition that enhances learner technical and employability skills, as well as testing them under pressure to prepare them for the trade. Claire is currently a third year student studying the Hair, Makeup and Prosthetics …

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UCW Students Soar to Second Place in Street Dance Competition

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We are so proud to share that UCW Dance for Commercial Performance students and Musical Theatre students won the second-place trophy in the street dance competition at the SOAR Street-Dance Weekender in Manchester! This is an incredible experience which will stay with everyone involved.   The winning routine was choreographed by our excellent Dance Programme Coordinator Rachel Hickie. One of the …