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Creative Industries Degree Show 2015

 Visitors browsing in a gallery at Creative Industries Degree Show

UWE Bristol’s annual Creative Industries Degree Show is a real highlight of the year, showcasing the outstanding work of more than 500 new graduates from undergraduate and postgraduate art, design, filmmaking and media courses.

This exciting event offers a fantastic opportunity to celebrate this year's finest creative talent with the public and employers, and provides inspiration for all who attend. See examples of last year's work on Pinterest.

Event details

The Creative Industries Degree Show takes place at Bower Ashton Campus near Ashton Court and Spike Island in south Bristol.

At the Bower Ashton Campus, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on exhibition include:

  • Animation
  • Art, Media and Design by project
  • Drama
  • Drawing and Applied Arts
  • Fashion
  • Filmmaking and Creative Media
  • Fine Art (MA)
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Journalism
  • Media, Culture and Practice
  • Multi-disciplinary Printmaking
  • Photography 
  • Wildlife Filmmaking and Documentary Features (MA) 

Spike Island Studios are home to UWE Fine Art and Art and Visual Culture programmes, and BA(Hons) graduates will exhibit their work in the studios.

Opening dates and times

The Degree Show is open to the general public from 6 - 12 June 2015.

Friday 5 June (private view): 18:00 - 21:00

Invitation only.

Saturday 6 June Open Day: 10:00 - 18:00

The Creative Industries Degree Show will be open as part of Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 6 June. If you are interested in studying Art, Design and Media at UWE, this is an outstanding opportunity to view the show, tour the Bower Ashton campus and Spike Island, and talk informally to current students.

General information about the full range of Creative Industries programmes and support services will be available throughout the day.

If you would like to attend an Open Day, please register online.

Sunday 7 June: 10:00 - 18:00

Admission is free and no booking required for the general public.

Monday 8 June - Thursday 11 June: 10:00 - 20:00

Admission is free and no booking required for the general public.

Schools and colleges visit: Monday 8 June - Wednesday 10 June

Schools and colleges students from Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 are invited to attend this year's Degree Show. There will be two sessions per day from Monday 8 June until Wednesday 10 June. View further information and booking details.

Other shows

30 May - 2 June 2015: Graduate fashion week and New Designers - Showcasing the work of over 1,000 graduates from the most influential and inspiring UK and international universities, Graduate Fashion Week represents the future of creative design talent. Attracting 30,000 guests each June, the annual event features 22 catwalk shows, exhibitions from over 40 universities and an acclaimed Gala Award Show.

25 - 28 June 2015: Exclave - Introducing ‘Exclave’. A collaborative photography exhibition presented by the final year photography students at UWE Bristol.

The exhibition will showcase the work of 45 individuals photographers, through a range of media including books, zines, archival prints and moving image.

Each photographer uses their talent to reflect on a range of issues, predominantly through the genre's of landscape, portraiture, fashion and still life. The work varies in style, process and content, with students utilising various methodologies to visually represent their final work.

30 June – 2 July 2015: D&AD New Blood Exhibition - The New Blood Festival gathers the next wave of creative talent together in East London, the heart of the UK's creative industries. Hundreds of graduates showcase their work looking for the opportunity that will launch their career.

Date to be announced: ON - UWE Fine Arts Performance and Video Extravaganza.

Date to be announced: MA Printmaking graduates show - MA Multidisciplinary Printmaking graduates bring a selection of degree show work to London.

Page last updated 22 May 2015

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