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  • 1. UKIERIProfessionalTechnicalSkills

2. Introducing Ravensbourne CollegeofDesign and Communication 3. Why Ravensbourne?

    • A University sector College in London
    • Set in 18 acres of private parkland
    • Purpose builtopen plan studios
    • On-campus accommodation
    • Design and communication specialists
    • 1,200 students across 16 courses
    • 120 students from outside the European Union
    • Student winners of industry awards
    • Excellent links with the creative industries
    • High investment in digital technology

4. Location 5. The Campus

  • Building facilities

6. The Campus

  • Accommodation

7. The Community

  • Student Union annual events
  • Student Bar and catering facilities

8. The Community

  • Student Welfare support:
    • English language
    • Financial matters
    • Health
    • Housing
    • Disabilities
    • Religion and worship
    • General advice

9. The Studios

  • Open plan studios
  • Fashion>
  • Foundationv

10. The Studios

  • All computers are less than 3 years old
  • Wireless networked for roaming access
  • Free internet access
  • Specialised equipment donated by industry

11. Links with Industry

  • Audi Foundation, Topshop, Dazed and Confused; PROMAX; D&AD; Bloomberg Office Installations; Vitra; Sky TV; Samsung; Tesco; British Trade Association; Lighting Association; Bombay Sapphire; Ideal Home Show; Olsen; DKNY; IABM; BAFTA

12. Links with Industry

  • Work Placement: Companies
    • BBC; Disney Toons; Philips; Nokia; Royal Navy; Marc Jacobs, NY; Carlton TV; LWT; BBC; QVC; ITN; Channel 4; Saatchi & Saatchi; Calvin Klein; Burberry; Vogue; Levi; Sky; Carlton TV; Olsen; Pentagram; Frame store; IKEA; Bloomberg;Samsung; Mitsubishi
  • Work Placement: Companies
    • New York, Antwerp, Melbourne, Milan, San Francisco, Paris.

13. Success and Recognition

  • International Student Exhibitions:
    • Italy
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • USA
    • Korea
    • UK
    • South Africa

14. Aims of the UKIERI initiative for Ravensbourne

    • Staff and professional development in learning and teaching and curriculum development
    • Implementation of the creative use of digital technology, exploring the relationship between traditional design and manufacturing processes
    • A proactive collaboration between Ravensbourne College and higher education institutions in India. This will include staff development workshops, collaborative projects, student placement, staff secondment and industrial visits
    • In the longer term, the development of Postgraduate programmes

15. Proposed activities to develop effective partnerships

  • Student workshops
  • Short courses
  • Student placements
  • Industrial visits
  • Collaborative projects
  • Staff development workshops
  • Staff secondment

16. What we would like to learn from a partner institution

  • About quality manufacturing for fashion, textiles, accessories
  • About developing design and manufacturing cooperatives
  • About textile skills, dyeing/colour, textile printing, stitch, fabric construction

17. Our experience at Ravensbourne

  • Up to date learning and teaching strategies
  • Up to date methods in fashion and textile design, fashion communication
  • Expertise in the creative use of digital technology in design and manufacture
  • Experience and expertise in the development and management of multi centred programmes
  • Developing purposeful working relationships with the fashion/textile industry

18. Pre-degree & undergraduate course subjects at Ravensbourne

  • Pre-degree
    • Edexcel (BTEC) Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design
  • Undergraduate
    • Fashion (Womenswear, or Menswear, or Textiles, or Promotion)
    • Graphic Design Moving Image Design Animation
    • Interaction Design Product Design Interior Design Environment Architectures
    • Broadcast Post Production Broadcast Media Technology
    • Broadcast Operations and Production Creative Sound Design
    • Content Creation for Broadcasting and New Media

19. We look forward to developing our collaboration in the future Project Contacts: Peter Pilgrim [email_address] Rosy Crehan r.crehan@rave.ac.uk 20. Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication http://www.rave.ac.uk +44 (0) 208.289.4900