In January last year I wrote an article about my disappointment with my degree – being half way through I felt underwhelmed, and slightly let down by my university. Contact hours were incredibly low, and it wasn’t exactly the intellectual stimulation I had expected to get from a degree course, despite its 50% practical nature. … More A Degree of Difficulty
I’m half way through reading a Theatre Studies degree. Coming from an academic background, I shocked the majority of my friends and teachers by choosing to pursue something in the arts – to compensate, I insisted upon choosing a University that boasted a 50/50 degree of theory and practice. Now I’m not saying that academics … More What do you want out of your Theatre Degree?
Performance and live theatre is a growing community within the University of Surrey campus. With three theatre societies, the steadily growing theatre-studies degree, the ever-budding dance degree, and the newly emerged Surrey Sapphires Dance crew, you’re never short of entertainment. It is a thriving hub of creativity and talent, providing us with incredible entertainment at … More Inspiring Innovation – Student Companies
At this time of cuts and unemployment, many are questioning Arts degrees and, even more so, Arts placements. Is there really much point in taking a year out to work for an industry that is more cut-throat and unpredictable than ever? Simply put, yes, there is a point. And that point is unbeatable experience. Lauren … More Magnify: Arts Placement Student