Can Creativity Be Learned - And Should Normal People Bother?

Nigel Carrington | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Nigel Carrington

Teachers have a strong incentive to believe in nurture - that success is made as much as born. The strange exception is creativity, where education strategists fear to tread. As a new book identifies the seven creative behaviours behind success, we need to explore how creativity can be learnt.

Why We're Occupying Our Art School

Rebecca Livesey-Wright | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Livesey-Wright

On the 16 March, news was spread amongst University of the Arts London (UAL) students that management had decided to cut over 800 places on their Foundation courses. Three days later, students and SUARTS sabbs are occupying management rooms at Central St Martins, King's Cross in a peaceful yet poignant protest.

Theresa May: We Are Here to Stay

Mostafa Rajaai | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Mostafa Rajaai

As many international students in the UK prepare for a Christmas period alone, because we cannot afford to fly back to see our families, the news of Theresa May's plans to deport us upon graduation comes as a low blow.

Student Funding: We Must Demand More

Shelly Asquith | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Shelly Asquith

There are a number of ways the student funding system can be made more accessible and complementary of a model of free education. We need to keep grants and benefits in our demands and force the Government to act before another year of would-be graduates delay or avoid education altogether.

10 Ways to Spot A University of the Arts Student

The Huffington Post UK | Molly Turnley | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

We're sure arts students nationwide, whether UAL or non-UAL, will be able to spot at least one of these fashion-conscious students after reading this ...

Valentine's Day: The Only Day We Really Love Each Other?

Millie Cotton | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Millie Cotton

Even though this is my first Valentine's Day in four years with the shameful single status hanging over my head, I'm sincerely looking forward to this one more than the last. The beauty of being single on Valentine's Day is not having to succumb to the expectations of anyone, or anything, else

Bio-Slavery: The 2032 Factory Worker Is Likely to Be a (Plant) (Triffid)

Inma Martinez | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Tech
Inma Martinez

Professor Carole Collet, Reader in Textile Futures at the University Of The Arts, and founder of the Textiles Futures postgraduate degree course at Lo...

Masters In Applied Imagination From Central St Martins in London

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 10.03.2013 | Home
Katerina Zherebtsova

There is one course at University of the Arts, which attracts a lot of curious attention and 'tell me more' type of conversations. After having it on my CV for a couple of years, I went back to see the current students, their work in progress and the final degree show.