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Chair of ukadia publishes new HEPI report on the creative arts crisis

06 November 2017

Recent higher education debates have focused on the direct economic returns of obtaining a degree – and certain degrees in particular. Taking one county as an example, this report reveals the knock-on effect for the options available in schools. In …

New report on Creative Freelancers

30 August 2017

The Creative Industries Federation have launched a report on the experiences of freelancers within the creative industries. The research collected the views of 700 freelancers and 50 organisations in the sector, and highlighted a broad spectrum of experiences: from HMRC …

AccessHE Arts and Design Research Project

21 July 2017

Decline in Arts GCSE take up

12 July 2017

Recent Ofqual statistics have shown a further decline in the take-up of arts based GCSE’s. Design and Technology has been hit the hardest, with an 11% decrease in exam entry. Entries in every arts subject area have fallen by at …

What does the TEF tell us about specialist arts Universities?

11 July 2017

This article was originally published on WonkHE on the 5th July 2017 Professor John Last, Chair of Ukadia and Vice Chancellor at Norwich University of the Arts Let’s take an imaginary leap to the end of the decade and look …

Creative and Cultural Skills Annual Conference 2017

08 February 2017

It is not too late to register for the Creative and Cultural Skills Annual conference which is taking place on Thursday 2nd March 2017 at: The Backstage Centre High House Production Park Vellacott Close Purfleet Essex RM19 1RJ This year the …

Filmmakers from Mapping Territory

20 May 2014

Grayson Perry’s inspirational speech about confidence, given at the Mapping Territory Private View on the 25th February 2014, can be seen in a film created by Maceo Stennet-Hughes, one of the students who took part in the collaborative project. Exhibition …

Creative education: is now the time for realism or optimism?

17 June 2013

Read the article by Dr. Simon Ofield-Kerr, VC of University for the Creative Arts, in the Guardian online

‘Inclusive Practices, Inclusive Pedagogies’ Launched by Wes Streeting

01 November 2011

‘Inclusive Practices, Inclusive Pedagogies’, an anthology of research into widening participation in art and design higher education, was launched at Sadler’s Wells on Thursday 27th October.

Josie Long to speak at ukadia Conference 2012

04 October 2011

The comedian Josie Long, who has set up the charity the Arts Emergency Service, will be giving the after-dinner speech at the 2012 ukadia Conference.

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