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UWTSD rises to the challenge of helping the NHS and local communities to fight coronavirus

Uwtsd rises to the challenge of helping the nhs and local communities to fight coronavirus

Staff and students at University of Wales Trinity Saint David are using their innovative skills, knowledge and research to help the NHS and local communities to fight coronavirus. Artists and designers from the University’s Swansea College of Art have turned their creativity to help the national fight against Covid-19. They have teamed up with children’s […]

Visual artist Mónica Sánchez Robles opens her studio to AHEH

Visual artist Mónica Sánchez Robles in her studio

By Carlos Alonso – Innogate To Europe Last March, when the coronavirus was still a distant threat, Innogate to Europe had the chance to interview the Spanish artist Mónica Sánchez Robles. Her studio, located in Madrid, is part of a three-storey coworking space in which we find sculptors, graphic designers, and a craft workshop. “It […]

Student start-ups. Fuel for tomorrow’s economy

Coronavirus has forced us to redefine how we work and how we engage with other businesses. Yet whilst larger organisations have been slower to adapt to shifts in demand, it has been the small business who has taken the lead in evolving and reacting to the world’s pandemic. Smaller businesses have been able to transform […]

Student start-ups. Fuel for tomorrow’s economy – Alix Charles

Student start-ups. Fuel for tomorrow's economy - Alix Charles

Alix Charles (Performing Arts graduate) Alix Digital – www.alixdigital.com “Thankfully we predominantly operate online, so working from home is possible. To help us, we have made more use of video calls for any consultancy work and to have regular catch-ups. Our plans for the near future revolve around helping more businesses and improving the service […]

Student start-ups. Fuel for tomorrow’s economy – Martin Eastwood

Student start-ups. Fuel for tomorrow's economy - Martin Eastwood

Martin Eastwood (Music Technology graduate) Wide Variety Events & Marketing – www.widevarietymedia.com “It’s been a challenging time to be at the helm of an events and media company as all of our events were immediately cancelled or postponed. However, I quickly shifted my focus to what we could do right now to be successful. On […]

Student start-ups. Fuel for tomorrow’s economy – Jay Smith

Student start-ups. Fuel for tomorrow's economy - Jay Smith

Jay Smith (Performing Arts graduate) Stage 8 – www.stage8group.com “Covid-19 has had a profound impact on our business and an impact we will no doubt continue to feel for some time after restrictions are lifted. Overnight our income completely stopped, and we knew we needed to do something to keep some income and retain clients. […]

UWTSD graduate launches Scrubs for Wales to help frontline workers in the NHS

UWTSD graduate launches "Scrubs for Wales" to help frontline workers in the NHS

Jo Ashburner, a Surface Pattern Design graduate from University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) and boss of Red Dragon Manufacturing Flagmakers, has launched a new campaign to fund the production and supply of scrubs for frontline workers in the NHS. Red Dragon Flagmakers is a social mission business based in Clydach that specialises in […]

Professional experience of Elvira Rilova, executive manager of Acelerador de Artistas

Elvira Rilova

By Carlos Alonso Elvira Rilova holds a Master in Organization of Events and Protocol from the Complutense University of Madrid and she is currently working on her PhD in Cultural Management from the University of Burgos. She is one of the executive managers of Acelerador de Artistas and she also coordinates online courses at the […]

When Arts and Enterprise Collide

Creating an Artists Residency, “The Zone of Uncomfortable Debate” This is the second meeting to be held between partners at VISUAL Carlow and the Enterprise & Research Incubation Campus (ERIC) at IT Carlow. Following on from last week’s meeting which focused on the discourse around language and the notion of a shared language positioned somewhere […]

UWTSD Illustration graduate Kayley Williams has just published and illustrated her first book

UWTSD Illustration graduate Kayley Williams has an exciting new year to look forward to – she’s just published and illustrated her first book and is about to embark on a sequel. Kayley, says the University played a lead role in her success story and achieving her goal of becoming a published author. And she now […]