new course, interviews coming up

At the present time, the FDA Stitched textiles is too small a program to attract a university validation, so, we have decided to offer a broader based course at the same level. We are using BTEC for the base units which means that we don’t need a university validating partner. The broad based opportunities include painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, print,  stitched textiles, video and illustration, fashion. The course will start with short projects involving all areas of the studios, followed by students own long projects where they can move into their favoured media on an individual basis. I think this is very exciting and will give my usual student base more opportunity to ‘have a go’ at many disciplines.

HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practice is now interviewing …

This is the latest level 4/5 course offered at Eastleigh College. We are a core tutor team of 4 with varied and broad based skills and we are currently writing the delivery of this course.

We are conducting the first day of interviews on Wednesday 22 July, currently running from 9am until 6pm! If you are interested then please contact either me or the college for an application pack and to get an interview time to which you will bring a portfolio. Currently there is a second interview day on 3rd September.

If you wish to extend your study in a relaxed and friendly art school environment please do consider this course, HNC runs for two years, 9 hours a week, on wed afternoon 2pm-5pm, then wed evening 6pm-9pm and finally mon evening from 6pm -9pm. HND will follow and will run for one year, 12 hours a week, one whole day and two evenings are envisaged for this.

Finally, there is funding! Students may apply for loans which of course do not have to be repaid until there is a level of income achieved, please look at the student finance website to see the opportunities. Some prospective students have been under the impression that they are too old for these loans … this is NOT the case… so, come and join us on this new adventure!

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