Hello, I’m Professor Alec Shepley, Head of the School of Creative Arts at Wrexham Glyndŵr University. Let me tell you a few things about why this school was my destination of choice and why I believe you should join us too.
Ranked as number one in Wales for Art by the Guardian University Guide League Table 2017 and 12th overall in the UK, SCA is a career-focused Arts School with high student satisfaction and high employability rates. We stand for a creative arts education fit for life in the 21st century.
A career in the Creative Industries or work in a related field is the aim for all of our graduates – this is a very important component of the UK economy and the School of Creative Arts at Wrexham is a significant contributor to that economic success – both monetarily and in terms of social and cultural benefits.
The Theatre, Television and Performance (BA Hons) degree programme from the School of Creative Arts, Wrexham Glyndŵr University, present an adaptation of Complicitie’s The Street of Crocodiles.
The School of Creative Arts at Wrexham Glyndwr University is set to come to life with a host of films, performances and artistic installations at a Graduation Show.
Creative Futures is a free, four-day creative industries conference taking place annually during the first week in March. It is organised by the Careers and Zone team at Glyndŵr University, alongside programme lecturers and is dedicated to developing the technical, professional, business and employability skills of new, aspiring and established creative talent, as well as raising the quality of artistic work currently being developed in North East Wales.
Four Graphic Design students from Wrexham Glyndŵr University have been honing their graphic design skills whilst helping Techniquest Glyndŵr with a new Science Garden.
The students completed a project for the science discovery centre which formed part of assessment for their BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Multimedia degree.
The brief provided by Techniquest Glyndŵr to the students was to develop a cohesive design for the welcome notice and various interpretational panels to be installed in the Science Garden which is on track to be opened to the public later this year.
Graeme Park is a guest on BBC 6 Music on Sunday 29th January from 1pm as part of a panel discussing “Lost Clubs” and the history and influence of UK club culture. This is an area Graeme lectures in as part of the Creative Media Technology department here in the School of Creative Arts. Gemma Cairney is the presenter and is joined by cultural commentator Princess Julia and former NME editor Krisi Murison.Continue reading
As previously mentioned, Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell came to SCA in November and spent an evening in conversation with Illustration senior lecturer Dan Berry. Here is the video of the event, recorded in our TV studio on campus.Continue reading
Dot dot dash is a transitional space, building on an existing framework from 2015-16. It outlines the following areas for investigationin four dedicated zones.
1 Positioning/ forum/theory
2 Tools/ workshops
3 Market/ networks/ new and existing/ skill swaps
4 Context/ salons/ hubs/ hotbeds/ public space
It takes place 15th December from 17.00 onwards at Regent St. It is open to all