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Gwen’s Story

Gwen joined the Jewellery pathway of the Art and Design Academy, where she gets to work in Truro College's very own silversmithing studio.

“I joined the Jewellery Academy as I wanted to try something new at College.”

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Subjects studied:  A Level Fine Art, Environmental Science, Geography, with the Art and Design Academy.

Former school: Penair School, Truro

My story:

Gwen joined the Jewellery pathway of the Art and Design Academy alongside her full-time programme of studies as she wanted to try something new at College away from her chosen A Levels.

“At College, you have the opportunity to learn and do something you can’t do at school, and learn a skill that is completely different,” said Gwen. “The Jewellery pathway is a nice, creative outlet.

“I didn’t know a lot about jewellery before joining, specifically how jewellery was physically made, but I have now learnt how to design jewellery and how to make pieces.

“I found out about the Jewellery pathway of the Art and Design Academy through studying my Fine Art A Level. Our tutor brought it up in class and I thought, that is what I want to do, and I started it at the start of term.”

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