A qualification in Art, Design and Creative media can open doors to many creative industries including advertising, animation, photography, fashion, film and architecture. Roles within these areas vary, from being involved in practical crafts to careers in administration and support. Example career pathways could be working as a Fine Artist, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Photographer or Web Designer.
For the ninth consecutive year there has been a 100% success rate in applications to University, a fantastic record for the department. In 2013/14, almost half of our applying students gained places at the top London Universities. Our students have gone onto study a range of art, design and media disciplines at Universities throughout the UK, including Goldsmiths, Central Saint Martins, The Slade School of Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, Winchester School of Art and University of the West of England.
As part of a recent campus development project, the College has a range of different studios including a large studio space used for both 2D work and workshops, and a 3D/ sculpture workshop which contains a vaccuum former and an A2 laser cutter.
The print studio hosts a variety of printmaking equipment including an Etching Press for dry-point etching, a Roller Press for surface and lino printing, and Heat Presses used for heat transfer and disperse printing. The Texttile and Fashion studios contain Loom, screen printing, and sewing machines to assist with weave and knit and stitch working.
The College also has a design studio and digital video suite, which makes use of Apple Macs and professional software packages such as Adobe Creative Cloud software; including adobe photoshop, illustrator, premiere and animate. For chemical phtography and black and white film processing students are able to make use of the Dark Room, which includes 12 Englargers for photographic processing. There is also a photographic studio with a lighting rig and studio lighting setups.
In addition to the facilities on campus, students can benefit from a range of study visits to galleries and museums, and various guest lectures by professional artists and designers.
Counselling courses are ‘life-changing’ say HE Learners
Counselling is a continuously evolving career choice and the new DipHE Counselling Diploma qualifications at Eastleigh College are proving popular with learners looking to take their next steps towards this fulfilling and impactful career path. Diploma-qualified counsellors now have the option to top up their counselling diploma (DipHE) to a Bachelor degree with Eastleigh College.
Adult students on a career path are positive about going to university
According to figures recently reported by UCAS, the total number of applicants wishing to start university in September hit a new high. The findings coincide with the results of an exit poll of 250 adult learners from Eastleigh College in which 98% agreed that ‘My course will enable me to develop a new career’.