Art and Design higher education community
The universities and art colleges listed here offer a comprehensive range of free of charge resources for Art and Design teachers and students, both online and face-to-face.
- community outreach programmes for local schools and colleges
- mentoring schemes run by undergraduates and postgraduates
- A-level portfolio reviews, open days, teacher taster days, workshops, degree shows and teacher CPD.
You will also find higher education guides on a range of topics, specifically written for AQA Art and Design teachers and students.
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Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich University (NUA) is proud of its relationship with schools and colleges. We provide various tailored outreach services, including class campus visits, on site visits to your school/college, annual teacher days, higher education taster days and free workshops.
University for the Creative Arts
University for the Creative Arts (UCA) offers a range of community outreach programmes for schools and colleges and higher education fairs to support students looking to study Architecture, Art, Communication, Design, Media and Film subjects at university.
University of Derby
If you have a creative, curious streak and enjoy working with others, graphic design would be a great opportunity for a diverse and exciting career. Innovation in business, creating ideas to improve lives, solving problems through invention and collaboration are a few of the reasons to consider a career in Art and Design.
University of Leeds
The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds have always been keen to engage the next generation of artists and art historians, and run a wide range of events to support young people considering a degree in our subjects.
University of Westminster
The Faculty of Media, Arts and Design, at the University of Westminster host open days throughout the year. Our staff and students also engage directly with schools through outreach activities, taster workshops on campus that cover specific media and subject areas.