During the summer all three of our campuses have been preparing for the start of the new T Level qualifications. This September our new T Level students have enjoyed walking in to new specially designed and purpose built suites, classrooms and labs. These new facilities have enhanced our campuses with a modern look and are completed with new industry standard equipment.
This July saw one of our Animation and VFX students, Luis-James Yarroll nominated by one of our Media Lecturers, Simon Claydon to take part in an event hosted by the University of the Arts London.
Picked from almost 600 submissions our Level 3 Acting students’ ‘The Shadow Project’ has been chosen to be featured in UAL’s Digital Showcase, Origins Creatives 2021. The selected works are to be featured in an online exhibition, live YouTube event, and Soundcloud playlist. An extract of The Shadow Project will be showcased at UAL’s YouTube live event on 23 July 2021 and the full piece will be made available in a playlist on UAL’s YouTube channel after the 29 July 2021.
Throughout this year, our Fashion Communication and Retail Students have been working in partnership with the well-known brand Dr. Martens.
Back in May 2020, the brand was contacted by Nicola Hieatt, Industry Placement Officer who reached out to the company regarding any online material they may be offering for students while they studied from home.
At the end of July, Pauline Aries who worked at the college for many years in Science and Sport at our Aylesbury Campus will be cycling from Whitehaven to Newcastle (138 miles) to help raise money for Suzie Aries’ Immunotherapy Fund.
Sees the Day is a local charity who offers day care services for adults with additional needs. The charity wanted to develop their garden so their users could complete an outside gardening project. They approached some of our Carpentry apprentices and asked if they could make them two raised planters for their disabled service users to enable them to be able to access the resources to be able to complete the project.
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