Cold, muddy and tired but happy

By Jess Brown, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration. Being cold, covered in mud and rain, laying on makeshift pillows in a wind-battered tent isn’t my usual ideal way to spend a bank holiday weekend. However, I did just that with my girlfriend and two pals a couple of weeks ago in the Derbyshire Dales,…

Why I changed placements and my advice to others

By Chandni, interior architecture student. I am currently on my placement year working as a trainee architect at the Leisure Expert Group in Amsterdam. The company designs theme parks, festivals, movie parks and other leisure experiences. However at the start of the year I was working for Sara Folch in Barcelona. Why I changed my…

You can’t run from your problems…or can you?

By James Cantrill, BA (Hons) Journalism. Struggling with the all the stress of uni? Is the amount of work you have getting you down? Are you anxious that you haven’t got enough money to get you by? Well, sometimes you might not find what you are looking for in the pub, at the bottom of…

My trip to Tokyo: cultural differences

By Jess Brown, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration, 2nd year   Last month I spent 3 days in Tokyo as part of a University trip with Illustration, Graphic Design and Fashion. It was truly life changing and we went around visiting galleries, talking with illustrators like Blood Bros (who you should check out on…