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Projects and Partnerships

Explore our projects and partnerships at Plymouth College of Art.

  • Street Factory

    Street Factory CIC is a Plymouth-based hip-hop company who are investing in young people across the South West.

  • HackFest

    HackFest is a county-wide project that engages around 200 young people and schools across Devon in digital making, 3D design and coding activities, to create product prototypes that will solve societal issues of the future.

  • DCON

    Devon Collaborative Outreach Network (DCON) aims to raise the aspirations of young people studying in local and regional schools and make them aware of the opportunities in Higher Education.

  • 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 also founded the National Art & Design Saturday Club programme.

  • Plymouth Arts Centre

    Plymouth Arts Centre often collaborates with The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art to bring large scale and high profile exhibitions to the city.

  • 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 that aims to improve understanding of how contemporary crafts are practised in relation to developing global, environmental and sustainability issues.

  • 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.