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Projects and Partnerships

Explore our projects and partnerships at Plymouth College of Art.

  • 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.

  • Street Factory

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