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BA Graphic Communication hosts the International Society of Typographic Designer’s Main Student Assessment 2018

The BA (Hons) Graphic Communication course was delighted to host the International Society of Typographic Designer’s Main/UK Student Assessment in March this year. The International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD), whose members include prolific designers such as Erik Spiekermann, Wim Crouwel, Margaret Calvert and Alan Kitching, is a professional body run by and for typographers, graphic designers and educators. The Society has an international membership … Continue reading BA Graphic Communication hosts the International Society of Typographic Designer’s Main Student Assessment 2018

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Summer Show 2018

Private View / View Preifat: 5:00 – 8:00pm, 25 May 2018 Summer Show 2018 26 May – 1 June 2018 12:00 – 18:00 Saturday 12:00 – 16:00 Sun & Mon 10:00 – 18:00 Tues & Weds 10:00 – 21:00 Thursday 10:00 – 12:00 Friday @CardiffMetCSAD www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/csad Sioe Haf 2018 26 Mai – 1 Mehefin 2018 12:00 – 18:00 Dydd Sadwrn 12:00 – 16:00 Sul & … Continue reading Summer Show 2018

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CSAD student teams win awards at the 2018 Big Ideas Wales competition

The 2018 Big Ideas Wales Competition and Showcase of Entrepreneurial Talent set out to find the best business, business idea and enterprise activity amongst young people in Wales. These activities could involve teams or individuals raising money for a charity, taking part in the Welsh Baccalaureate Enterprise and Employability Challenge or being passionate about their own business or business idea. Two teams (‘Echo’ and ‘Brew’) made … Continue reading CSAD student teams win awards at the 2018 Big Ideas Wales competition

What Applicants Say About Their Interviews at CSAD

‘You may recall that I dropped you an email, following our inspirational visit to Cardiff Met with our daughter back in January.  We have since driven up & down the country, for interviews at several other universities.   There really was no comparison to what Cardiff Met. has to offer – the course, staff team & working environment are all in a different league to … Continue reading What Applicants Say About Their Interviews at CSAD

BA Graphic Communication graduate discusses design careers

BA Graphic Communication graduate Harry Meakin has written about his experiences since leaving CSAD and beginning his career in Graphic Design. Harry writes about the prospect of establishing himself as a designer after graduation – “At university, the world of work seems a daunting one, but all of a sudden, BOOM – it was my final year. In a few weeks we would all be … Continue reading BA Graphic Communication graduate discusses design careers

Graphic Communication students face-to-face with commercial print

Second and third year BA Graphic Communication students enjoyed a visit to Zenith Media‘s print factory in Pontypool today (Tuesday 13th June 2017). The trip afforded a fascinating insight into the world of commercial print. On one site, Zenith have Lithography and digital printing as well as print finishing techniques including perfect binding, saddle stitching, laminating, embossing spot varnishing and foil blocking. Many thanks to … Continue reading Graphic Communication students face-to-face with commercial print

BA Graphic Communication award success from 5 international competition juries!

Students from BA (Hons) Graphic Communication have been recognised for outstanding practice by FIVE international design competition juries this year. Programme Director David Wrenne said “Opportunities to tackle industry-set competition briefs and to pursue professional accreditation both play an essential part in readying our students for the real world, and this year they have excelled. Accolades including commendations and competition shortlistings all reflect the hard … Continue reading BA Graphic Communication award success from 5 international competition juries!