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.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.