Entries by Noshin Sultan

The Place is blazing the trail for talented graduates

Recent graduate Reece McMahon is starting work at Knowledge Quarter partner The Place after landing a place on a prestigious nationwide programme promoting new talent in the arts. Reece is one of just 40 recent graduates from around the country picked to receive a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary.

London Contemporary Dance School to launch new main screendance, the first of its kind.

London Contemporary Dance School is launching a new Master of Arts programme focusing on the artistic practice, curation and scholarship of Screendance. As the only MA in the world that currently specialises in Screendance, the programme offers a much needed arena for further exploration by practicing artists already making work for screen who are seeking to develop their practical, professional and creative skills.

Chair of Governors opportunity at WMC, Camden’s Adult College

WMC, Camden’s Adult College are looking for a new Chair of Governors. The WMC has served adult learners for over 160 years. Their mission – to provide diverse, enriching and enjoyable lifelong learning, including skills for work, in a supportive environment for adults in Camden and the local area – is as relevant today as it was when we were founded in 1854.

Leading Women 1868–2018

University of London have officially launched their Leading Women 1868–2018 campaign. Throughout 2018 there are celebrating the 150th anniversary of women being first admitted to higher education in Britain with a series of events and activities. In 1868, nine women were admitted to the University of London. This was the first time in Britain that women had gained access to university education and this modest event was an immensely significant moment for the University, for women and for society as a whole.

Collections in Verse

Poet in the City has been awarded funding by Arts Council England to collaborate with the British Library in establishing a new approach to touring exhibitions. Poet in the City will commission new poetry and create events across England to tell the story of British Library exhibitions. Working with audiences in the North, South East and South West, they will present locally-specific versions of the tour. Libraries within the British Library’s Living Knowledge Network will become homes for Poet in the City’s ambitious live poetry programmes.

Knowledge Quarter welcomes three new partners

The Knowledge Quarter welcomes a further three organisations as partners, bringing together over 85 cultural, research, scientific, business and academic institutions both large and small under one umbrella. The Knowledge Quarter is delighted to welcome Camden Tour Guides Association, GuildHE and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.