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05 May 2021

How Community Arts can Help the Elderly

Is there a link between creativity and cognitive health in the elderly? And can community arts support the world’s ageing population?

The UK, like many countr...

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22 April 2021

Scandalous Artworks of the Last 10 Years

If there is one thing that art does, it gets people talking! That’s most certainly what the controversial art that we are going to take a look at in this post has done.

If there is one thing that art sho...

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07 April 2021

Arts with Offenders: Changing Outcomes

Are you an arts graduate looking for a new challenge? Have you considered a career in the prison and probation services?

The University of Bolton’s More

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16 February 2021

A Personal Approach to Fine Art – Why Good Staff to Student Ratios Matter

Studying Fine Art is as much about appreciation for art, its history, and the artists that make it possible, as it is creating your own art and improving your techniques. The multiple facets of such a degree make student to staff ratios ...

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05 February 2021

Is Fan Art Really Art?

Is Fan Art Really Art?

If you enjoy creating art, you might have considered going to university to complete one of the many available art courses. If you are considering this route, the University of Bolton is an e...

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08 September 2020

Still Not Applied? We Have Art, Design and Media Courses to Inspire

Working in graphic design or digital media is one of the most creatively-stimulating and rewarding careers to have. Whether you’re interested in studying Animation and Illustration, our More

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18 August 2020

Inform, inspire and heal people through art

Recent tragedies in the world have brought about severe suffering for many of us. But they have also shown us the courageous and supportive spirit of the people in our communities. There really isn’t a better time to feel inspired to h...

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18 August 2020

Setting the Stage - MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries

This creative masters degree is for people who want to enhance their expertise in a particular field of creative practice, whilst developing those key professional and employability skills needed to succeed.

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18 August 2020

Designed by You - MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice

If you’re after an innovative and exciting master’s that is tailored to your career aspirations, then look no further! We offer you the chance to expand your creative practice through a range of projects of your choosing.

Desig...

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18 August 2020

Empowering Positive Change - MA Applied and Community Arts (Specialism)

Do you believe in the ability of art and creative culture, to improve and empower communities? To deliver improved wellbeing in society? Then by studying this master’s degree, you will be perfectly equipped to make a difference.

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18 August 2020

Make a positive change to communities through art

Art is fundamental to our humanity and they have the power to positively change communities. Their social, educational and cultural benefits are truly remarkable. They enrich our lives and create positive experiences which never exclude,...

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18 August 2020

To be truly inspired you must learn to follow your heart

Is your head telling you to study a creative masters degree but your heart is steering you off course? Does it feel like your ambition is not reflected clearly in any of the creative postgraduate courses you look at? If this sounds famil...

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18 August 2020

Your creative talent can’t be defined

Being as creative as you are, opens up an incredible amount of opportunities but there is one downside. You don’t fit the cookie-cutter mould which others may be satisfied with. You need the chance to explore a whole range of disciplin...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Art & Design and Fine Art

Study Art & Design and Fine Art at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Gu...

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02 June 2020

What a career in Art & Design and Fine Art looks like

Choosing which degree to study can be challenging. Weighing up multiple options, between what you enjoy, what you’re good at and what you want to be doing in the future. At the end of the day, the best way to discover which degree to c...

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05 May 2020

Why employers are seeking Art and Design graduates

When it comes to graduating from University, one of the biggest tasks is securing employment in your chosen field. For creative students, this task can seem daunting as the job title ‘Artist who likes to use clay’ doesn’t quite exi...

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01 May 2020

Art & Design and Fine Art Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today

Top 3 art galleries that you can virtually visit today 

As an artist, being inspired is one of the most important things. Inspiration can help you create masterpieces, attempt new creations and learn new skills. During the lockd...

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30 April 2020

The University of Bolton: One of the finest Fine Art degree’s around

Our Art courses have been ranked in the North West’s top five for Course Satisfaction by The Guardian University Guide 2020, but we’re not too surprised and here’s why. 

One of the most significant benefits of our courses is...

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29 April 2020

Get inspired by influential modern-day artists

Success in the art world is determined by the ability to use visual media to represent the moment, to challenge expectations and to create a defining style.

The great art movements of the past have all rejected established styles a...

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28 April 2020

4 classic paintings all artists should take influence from

Despite the vast number of paintings across the world, only a small number are universally recognised and classified as classics. These paintings are familiar to people of all ages and cultures, and represent some of the most significant...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with a Fine Art degree?

If you’re a student who enjoys art; loves creating with paint, pencils and pastels, then you might be considering a Fine Art degree. You may already have an online portfolio of your work, or have been commissioned for a few pieces, but...

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14 June 2019

BA Fine Art Partners with the British Council on Venice Fellowships Programme

The School of the Arts is delighted to announce a partnership with the British Council on the 2019 Venice Fellowships Programme which forms part of the British Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Ve...

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14 June 2019

GMCC Art Prize and Exhibition

Two School of the Arts students, Hannah Bolsher (MA Fine Art) and Meg Salvi (BA Photography) have won and made a huge success of internships working on the GMCC Art Prize and Exhibition.

Hannah was appointed as exhibition curator a...

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