The University of St Andrews in Fife is to become home to the Institute for Capitalising on Creativity, the latest academic venture to take advantage of growing commercial interest in the creative industries. Launching this September with a two year Masters programme in Creativity Management, the initiative is a tie-up between five Scottish institutions: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, the University of Dundee, the University of Abertay Dundee and the University of St Andrews.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
Grade data released today shows 300 fewer students on art and design-related courses this year, with girls nearly three times as likely to study the subjects as boys.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.