Members of the Academy will be able to take part in specialist workshops delivered to extend your experience of processes and materials which you will be able to use directly or transfer into your course work.
Regular talks from practitioners within the creative industries will stimulate and confirm your interest as well as giving you a flavour of life as a working arts professional.
Workshops will develop skills in a range of technical specialisms providing extensions to your work in portfolios suitable for applications to both Degree and Foundation courses.
The specialist study will continue to give you the opportunity to extend your study into areas of interest which will help you prepare for specialist degree course.
Creative industry talks will give you an insight into the life of practitioners drawing them from both outside as well as within the area.
Opportunities are available for students to work with galleries and museums on a range of different themes from contextual referencing and workshops to competitions.
There will also be the opportunity for you to work towards the Gold Level Arts Award.