School of Arts

The blog of the School of Arts at the University of Surrey

University of Surrey Annual Review 2015 profiles an Exceptional Student and an Inspiring Academic from the School of Arts

School of Arts students and staff are among the 6 Exceptional Students and 3 Inspiring Academics profiled in the University of Surrey’s Annual Review 2015. Read it in full here: http://ow.ly/XEIuO Nick Smith (pictured; profiled on p.9 of the Review), a final-year BMus Music student, organised a highly successful tour for the University’s Big Band, […]


The School of Arts holds fifth Learning and Teaching event

The School of Arts held its fifth Learning and Teaching event on 12 January 2016. These internal development forums for School staff were established two years ago and run biannually in January and September each year (see information about previous symposia here). The half-day event incorporated a training session run by the University’s Student Services […]


School of Arts academics contribute to University teaching symposium

The School of Arts and Guildford School of Acting were well-represented at the University’s annual Surrey ExciTeS (Excellence in Teaching Symposium) event on 6 January 2016, just as they had been at the two previous events in 2014 and 2015. Jo Franklin (GSA) delivered a paper entitled ‘Students take the lead – learning and motivation […]


School of Arts hosts inaugural ‘Opportunities and Networking’ event

The School of Arts held its first ‘Opportunities and Networking’ event for students across the subject areas of Music and Sound Recording, Theatre, Dance, Digital Media Arts, and the Guildford School of Acting, in the Ivy main auditorium, Ivy Arts Centre on 8 October 2015. Over 100 students were in attendance. The event introduced students to the many different possibilities […]


School of Arts celebrates multiple staff recently awarded HEA professional recognition

In the past academic year, no fewer than eight members of the School of Arts and Guildford School of Acting have been awarded professional recognition from the Higher Education Academy at either Fellowship (FHEA) or Senior Fellowship (SFHEA) level. The School of Arts would therefore like to congratulate the following: Juliet Chambers-Coe FHEA David Curran FHEA […]


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