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Students give animated response to live performance

Orchestra animation

Students from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) at Rochester recently created a unique live event by synchronising computer generated imagery to classical music. BA (Hons) CG Arts & Animation students produced a stunning visual accompaniment to a live orchestral performance of Milhaud’s La Création du Monde with a 17-minute animation. The animated response was part of a special ... Read More »

Will Alsop joins UCA Canterbury School of Architecture


World-renowned Architect Will Alsop OBE RA has been appointed Professor of Architecture at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA). Alsop, who has designed and built  influential and inspirational buildings in the UK and around the world, will join the teaching staff at UCA Canterbury School of Architecture from September 2013 and will work with undergraduate and postgraduate students and ... Read More »

Student wins Young Interior Designer award

Helene Forrester-Wood with award

An Interior Architecture student from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has won the Janine Stone Young Interior Designer Award 2013. Helene Forrester-Wood, a BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design student at UCA Canterbury School of Architecture, was announced the winner of the £10,000 cash prize and internship at Janine Stone on Wednesday (5 June). Fellow student Michael Lau ... Read More »

New architecture degree at UCA Canterbury

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) will enhance the international reputation of its students with the launch of a new award for its postgraduate degree in architecture. A new Master of Architecture (MArch) qualification will replace the existing Graduate Diploma in Architecture from September 2013. The MArch award, which is a well respected and recognised degree around the world, ... Read More »

UCA Artists’ Books exhibition at Epsom Library

he Observers Book of Eggs

A collection of unique Artists’ Books from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) will go on display at Epsom Library this month. The exhibition, which runs from 8 April to 7 May 2013, will give members of the public the opportunity to explore this rare art-form up close. Artists’ Books are closer to pieces of fine art rather than literature ... Read More »

Young Designer Silversmith Award scooped by UCA student

Kyosun Jung's sake design

The Victoria & Albert Museum will soon display a second piece of work by a student from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) as part of the Young Designer Silversmith competition. Kyosun Jung is the second student from UCA’s BA (Hons) Silversmithing, Goldsmithing & Jewellery degree to win the prestigious award from the Goldsmiths’ Company in the past three ... Read More »

Joanna Lumley launches Zandra Rhodes digital archive

Zandra and Joanna UCA launch

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has launched a digital archive of work by celebrated fashion designer Zandra Rhodes. Actress Joanna Lumley unveiled the Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection on 26 March at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum. During Zandra’s 50 years in fashion, she has dressed global icons including Princess Diana, Jackie Onassis and Elizabeth Taylor. These famous designs ... Read More »

Local partnership for UCA and New Ashgate Gallery

New Ashgate group

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has announced a new partnership with Farnham’s New Ashgate Gallery. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed and will enable UCA students to show and sell more work at the Surrey gallery. The two organisations have worked together in the past but this arrangement will make it formal for the first time. Dr Outi Remes, ... Read More »

Two decades of domination for UCA at ‘Jewellery Oscars’

University for the Creative Arts

HRH Princess Michael of Kent attended the Craftsmanship and Design Awards where the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) won the College Trophy for the 20th time in 21 years. The annual prize-giving, organised by the Goldsmiths’ Design and Craft Council, took place in London on 4 March 2013 where students from UCA Rochester’s BA (Hons) Silversmithing, Goldsmithing and Jewellery ... Read More »

London Fashion Week first for UCA

London Fashion Week

Lucinda Roberts has made history as the first current student from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) to show at London Fashion Week. The 22-year-old, who is in the third year of a BA (Hons) Fashion Design degree at UCA Rochester, was a finalist of a student competition organised by Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD) at Fashion Scout last night ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes