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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

Which? Higher education: a review of providers’ rights to change courses with Response from the RCA

Dear member of the RCA student body, WHICH? have released an analysis of higher education institutions’ (HEI’s) terms on making changes to courses. You can find the full report here. The report is based on responses to a number of questions made under the Freedom of Information (FoI) act and sent to all British HEIs. HEIs Continue reading Which? Higher education: a review of providers’ rights to change courses with Response from the RCA

Equality and Diversity in the RCA – First Committee Meeting Notes

College Updates regarding Equality and Diversity Policy There is an ongoing project to capture more diverse images of students and staff across college. The Rectors next monthly update will remind all programmes to put staff through equality and diversity training. Policy development : the updated equality policy has been added to the college regulations. Parents Continue reading Equality and Diversity in the RCA – First Committee Meeting Notes

Meet new friends! Sign up here to join RCA societies!

Dear new RCA SU Friends!! Welcome to the beginning of the school year! We had a great first day at registration week and it was great to meet so many of you! Student societies are a great way to get to know new people, to pursue interests, and to start projects together.   To join Continue reading Meet new friends! Sign up here to join RCA societies!