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  • DCON

    Devon Collaborative Outreach Network (DCON) is a partnership between Plymouth College of Art, the University of St. Mark & St. John and Plymouth University. The Network aims to raise the aspirations of young people studying in local and regional schools and make them aware of the opportunities in Higher Education across the City.

  • PETS

    The PETS project saw our students taking up work placements in Cyprus and Slovakia – to learn traditional craft skills indigenous to different cultures across Europe.

  • Euranim

    The Euranim project focuses on innovative digital animation technologies and their application in large-scale public and cultural works.


    The STEPS cluster (Soft Skills Training Enabling Progression and Sustainability) looks to develop students’ ‘soft skills’ – the personal and employability skills that are key in individuals furthering careers.

  • Made@EU

    The Made@EU project is a European FabLab partnership that sees the college working in partnership with prestigious organisations in Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam and Budapest.

  • The Sorrell Foundation

    The Sorrell Foundation aims to inspire creativity in young people and improve quality of life through good design. They founded the National Art&Design Saturday Club programme in 2009 and Plymouth College of Art was one of four colleges to take part in its pilot phase.

  • Plymouth Arts Centre

    Plymouth Arts Centre often collaborates with Plymouth College of Art Gallery to bring large scale and high profile exhibitions to the city such as the renowned Jerwood Drawing Prize (Feb - Mar 2014) and Walk On (Sept - Dec 2014).

  • Jeremiah’s Journey

    We are proud to be working in partnership with Jeremiah's Journey, a local charity that offers support to children and their families who have experienced or are anticipating the death of someone special.

  • Making Futures

    Making Futures is a biannual international conference hosted by Plymouth College of Art. The purpose of the Making Futures project is to improve understanding of the ways in which the contemporary crafts are practiced in relation to significant and new developing agendas relating to global environmental and sustainability issues. In 2013, Making Futures partners included Crafts Council, Arts Council England, Fab Lab Barcelona and Royal College of Art.

  • Crysalis Project

    Part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund, the Crysalis project is a collaboration between Plymouth College of Art; University for the Creative Arts in Rochester; the city of Calais, and TIO3 in Belgium.

  • Plymouth School of Creative Arts

    We are making a school… Plymouth School of Creative Arts is a 4-16 mainstream, city centre all-through school sponsored by Plymouth College of Art, which opened its Primary phase in September 2013 and will open Secondary in 2014.

  • Street Factory

    Street Factory are a community interest company who provide dance classes for predominantly young people in Plymouth.

  • In Pictures: College celebrates opening of new £8m workshops with Sir John Sorrell

    Ambassador for the UK's creative industries, founder of the Sorrell Foundation, the brains behind the London Design Festival, Sir John Sorrell joined a number of VIPs and special guests last week to celebrate for the formal opening of our new Craft, Design and Fabrication Workshops.

    Posted 18.11.14
  • Making Futures goes to Beijing

    Plymouth College of Art’s Making Futures conference is set to become a transnational affair this month, with a pop-up version of the popular contemporary crafts conference being held in China as part of Beijing Design Week.

    Posted 18.09.14
  • College making international mark through creativity and innovation

    With Making Futures invited to Beijing, China and Cheongju, Korea – and Principal Professor Andrew Brewerton speaking in Paris, France – through our creative innovation and groundbreaking continuum of arts education we’re helping to put Plymouth on the global map.

    Posted 02.10.15