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
‘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 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
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
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!
Third year BA Graphic Communication student Jasmine Hutter has written about developing her freelance practice during her studies at CSAD. In her second year as an undergraduate student Jasmine attended a marketing event called ‘Concept’ run by the Cardiff Met Centre for Entrepreneurship. Jasmine explains: “Concept 2016 was a fantastic opportunity to work with real businesses within a supportive learning environment”. Since then Jasmine has … Continue reading Graphic Communication student writes about her journey to freelancing
In the B-Block gallery space first year students from our Animation, Illustration and Graphic Communication courses are celebrating the culmination of all their hard work over the last few months working on the collaborative Field Project ‘Uncle Tom’. In order to tell stories about ‘now’ we often have to look at ‘then’. Researching the story of Uncle Tom and the Welsh connection to the Spanish … Continue reading Uncle Tom Exhibition