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30.09.20, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Come to our Online Open Day on Wednesday 30 September 2020

Before you decide where you would like to study and what course is right for you, it’s helpful to attend an event and speak to real staff and students about your options. Come along to our Online Open Day on Wednesday 30 September 2020 from 2-6pm, and discover how Plymouth College of Art students are pushing the boundaries in art, design and digital media. 

Our Online Open-Days are a chance for you to get a virtual feel for life at a university-sector independent art school. Both online and on-campus, we are committed to providing meaningful learning experiences and we can’t wait to show you the creative undergraduate, postgraduate and pre-degree courses we offer. Come along and live chat with our expert academics and knowledgeable Admissions team, or find out about student life from the people that know us best - our current students!

The Online Open Day is free and open to everyone, all you need is an internet connection to join. Simply set up your computer, tablet or mobile phone and enter the room of your choice. Guests are welcome to sit back and listen to each presentation and there’s no pressure to speak - but if you would like to ask our friendly hosts a question, you can also use the chatbox provided. In the meantime, if you have a query you would like to discuss one-to-one please email hello@pca.ac.uk 

TALK SCHEDULE

Please note all talk titles and timings are subject to change. We recommend registering for the event in advance to receive updates.

PRINCIPAL’S WELCOME | 14.00

Start your online experience with an introduction from Plymouth College of Art’s Principal, Professor Andrew Brewerton. Discover the college’s rich history, creative ethos and international horizons.

ADMISSIONS, SUPPORT, FINANCE and EXTENDED BA | 15.00

Say hello to our knowledgeable Admissions, Finance and Student Support staff. From advice on applications and bursaries to study support and mental wellbeing ⁠— we'll make sure you leave armed with individualised advice on your next steps. Not ready for degree study? Our Extended BA course could be the perfect fit for you.

UNDERGRADUATE SUBJECT TALKS 15.00

Considering a creative degree in September 2021? Join our expert academics for an overview of each subject area. Ask our Higher Education (HE) staff about module content, studios and resources, industry opportunities, international trips and graduate employability, whilst gaining tips for your portfolio and application.

To help you see as many talks as possible we have divided our BA (Hons) Degrees into the following groups:

PHOTOGRAPHY DEGREES | 15.00

FINE ARTS, CRAFTS & MATERIALS, AND MUSEUM STUDIES DEGREES | 15.00

ANIMATION, GAMES, GRAPHICS, ILLUSTRATION, AND CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES DEGREES | 15.00

FILM, MEDIA AND SOUND DEGREES | 15.00

FASHION, FASHION COMMUNICATION, TEXTILES, COSTUME AND INTERIORS DEGREES | 15.00

LIVING IN PLYMOUTH | 16.00

Chat to our Students Union president and current students about life in Britain's Ocean City. Discover our local culture and creative community, clubs and societies, affordable housing and how to make the most of your time on campus.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS | 16.00

From Visa applications to financial support and language requirements - we're here to support your journey to creative study in the UK. Find out about life in Plymouth, one of the UK’s safest cities, our local culture and heritage, accommodation options and support in place to help you settle into your new surroundings. 

1:1 ACADEMIC SESSION | 16.15

Need some advice? Have a specific question or worry? Head to our online helpdesk to book in a 15 minute 1:1 conversation with one of our academic staff.

PRE-DEGREE (16-19 YEARS) | 16.30

Researching your options after school, sixth form or college? Join our Pre-Degree team in a dedicated room for Further Education (FE) discussion. Staff from our Palace Court Campus will talk you through our Extended Diplomas, International Baccalaureates and the UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design. 

POSTGRADUATE STUDY | 16.30

Find out about our dynamic range of Masters degrees and the active, cross-disciplinary community of thinkers and makers that make up our vibrant postgraduate community. Whether you’re a current undergraduate considering progression, a professional looking to sharpen your expertise or a mature creative looking for a new adventure - this talk is for you!

CREATIVE CAREERS | 16.30

At Plymouth College of Art, we know there’s more to the student experience than gaining a qualification. Meet some of the friendly faces who will support your academic achievement with employability skills, mentoring, interdisciplinary workshops and technical expertise.

ADMISSIONS, SUPPORT, FINANCE and EXTENDED BA | 17.30

Say hello to our knowledgeable Admissions, Finance and Student Support staff. From advice on applications and bursaries to study support and mental wellbeing ⁠— we'll make sure you leave armed with individualised advice on your next steps. Not ready for degree study? Our Extended BA course could be the perfect fit for you.

LIVE CAMPUS TOUR | 17.30

Join us for a live virtual tour of our main-site, Tavistock Place. We will walk you through our studios and workshops, offering you an up-close and interactive look at the facilities and Labs you'll enjoy accessing as one of our students.

FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN ART & DESIGN | 17.30

Our Foundation Diploma offers a chance for students to discover, experiment and explore across a wide range of disciplines enabling your process of thinking and making to develop within a vibrant and diverse creative environment. This is an exciting and immersive course that prepares you for degree study in the creative arts. Our experienced academic team will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

We can’t wait to welcome you to our Online Open Day, please remember to book your place here in advance. If you are a parent, carer or guardian attending on behalf of your child, please use the same booking form.

Once you’re registered and ready to start exploring your future, check out the links below:

  • Open Day
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