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Open Call: ArtBar Seat-Making Workshop

4 day workshop exploring materiality and gesture in seating 16-19 February 2016   Approach This workshop explores the process of furniture making, thinking about how seating can be created by examining behaviour scenarios and spatial environments. Questioning the interaction between object and user, we will focus on the idea of how objects evoke physicality. Leaving Continue reading Open Call: ArtBar Seat-Making Workshop

Your glossary of RCA Committees & Meetings

We’ve put together, for your convenience, a guide to the meetings that the elected sabbatical officers attend on behalf of the RCA students for your reference while reading the RCA Newsheet. Please click here for a chart of the hierarchy of these committees. COUNCIL About: The Council is the governing body of the College. It Continue reading Your glossary of RCA Committees & Meetings

RCA Statement on the Continuation Fund allocation

Statement from the RCA Student Support Office   We’re really pleased with how the process has gone and the outcomes are now being communicated to students. We asked for applications from students, which included several questions regarding their financial situation, and crucially also detailed evidence. The evidence we asked for included bank statements (with annotations Continue reading RCA Statement on the Continuation Fund allocation

The Essential Guide to Starting at the RCA

So you’ve just moved to London to start an MA? Or of course, maybe you’ve lived here for a while now before deciding to pursue another degree. Whatever it is, we would like to welcome you to our tight knit post-graduate school of artists and designers. Be prepared for the best and most intense time Continue reading The Essential Guide to Starting at the RCA

Student Rep led Q&A with Juan Cruz, Dean SoFA and Director of SHOW 2015

Student Rep led Q&A with Juan Cruz, Dean SoFA and Director of SHOW 2015

SHOW 2015 approaches shortly. The RCA Student’s Union Sabbatical officers were present at many meetings which planed the execution of this seminal moment in the RCA student experience.  As some of the decision were taken outside these meetings, Professor Juan Cruz, Dean of Fine Art and Director of SHOW 2015, agreed to attend Student Representative Council Continue reading Student Rep led Q&A with Juan Cruz, Dean SoFA and Director of SHOW 2015

Green Week: Design the RCA SU’s official sustainable mug!

Green Week: Design the RCA SU’s official sustainable mug!

Green Design Brief: RCA SU Mug Competition June 1-5 is GREEN WEEK, an annual SU week of events dedicated to promoting and improving sustainability within the college. The programme will be announced after next week — but a part of it is a competition for a design to be printed on a sustainable mug and then sold at the Continue reading Green Week: Design the RCA SU’s official sustainable mug!

#silentRCA – Protest at the RCA – Press Release

This morning at 8.45am students of the Royal College of Art staged a protest to manifest their disagreement with the way the College is being run. Students pay tuition fees of £9,500 and £28,900 per year for home/EU and international students respectively. The Senior Management of the College is perceived by students to make decisions Continue reading #silentRCA – Protest at the RCA – Press Release

Student Council Q&A about dissertation changes with Joe Kerr and Jane Pavitt

In light of the recent meetings at the college reviewing Critical and Historical Studies, the programme in the School of Humanities that manages the process of dissertation tutorials, writing, submission and marking alongside an autumn lecture series for each School, we invited Joe Kerr (Head of Critical and Historical Studies) and Jane Pavitt (Dean of Continue reading Student Council Q&A about dissertation changes with Joe Kerr and Jane Pavitt

Student Council Q&A with the Rector, Paul Thompson, Pro-Rector Naren Barfield, and HR Director Margaret Bird on the departure of Heads of Programme

On the occasion of the fourth Student Council on March 19th, we invited the Rector, Paul Thompson, the Academic Pro Rector, Naren Barfield, and Margaret Bird, the Head of Human Resources, to attend a Q&A session with the student representatives, in which a range of issues were addressed, notably the resignation of a number of Continue reading Student Council Q&A with the Rector, Paul Thompson, Pro-Rector Naren Barfield, and HR Director Margaret Bird on the departure of Heads of Programme