Elspeth Williams explains how she went from being a humanities student to an arts one, and where that journey has taken her now. Continue reading The Wandering Intern: one student’s unexpected tour of Southampton’s campuses and arts organisations
Jamie Harris recalls discovering the piano at age 9, and discusses his journey into music and the arts from there. Continue reading Keyboards, Bon Jovi, and a career in the arts
Cameron Meldrum, Arts Coordinator for Arts at University of Southampton, looks back on his journey through university, and explains how he ended up where he is today – almost by chance! Continue reading Arts by Accident: my journey into arts
Nadia Thondrayen, Programming Co-ordinator of John Hansard Gallery, reflects on her career in the arts which began with her ambitions as a 16 year old.
Interested in music, art, design, theatre, film or anything in-between? Would you like an opportunity to learn new skills and develop yourself outside of your degree?
Arts at University of Southampton is excited to be launching Arts Ambassadors, a pilot voluntary scheme that is now open for applications!
As an Arts Ambassador, you’ll be part of a small, enthusiastic group of students representing us at public-facing events, creating written and visual content for our social media channels, and encouraging other students to get involved across Southampton and Winchester. You will have the opportunity to work with the University’s renowned professional arts venues, get a behind-the-scenes look at how the arts work and enhance career prospects.
This voluntary opportunity is open to students from all disciplines and courses; all we ask is that you are enthusiastic and curious about the arts.
Find out more – download the opportunity description here.
To apply, please send a personal statement (maximum 500 words) describing your interest in the role to email@example.com Please include your name, a contact telephone number and the name of your course.
Deadline for applications is 17:00 on Thursday 16 November 2017
Elspeth Williams, writer and curator, reflects on visiting Southampton’s free experimental poetry series Entropics and interviews its creator Dr Sarah Hayden.
Robin Browning, conductor of the SÓN orchestra talks Tchaikovsky, classical music, dress codes, iPad’s as instruments and more with Jamie Harris, pianist and arts coordinator at Arts at University of Southampton. Image: Chris Christodoulou
Continue reading Tchaikovsky Unwrapped at Turner Sims
Third year music student and Turner Sims intern Sabine Russell (pictured right) describes her experiences as an intern at Turner Sims and tells us what the summer holds in store for her. Continue reading Meet the Turner Sims Interns: Sabine Russell
Elspeth Williams reflects on her first visit to Southampton City Art Gallery.
Elspeth Williams, MA Contemporary Curation, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. (Image © Thierry Bal, 2016)
Earlier in 2017 we said goodbye to British Art Show 8 after three months in the city at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton City Art Gallery and Bargate Monument. We teamed up with first year BA Hons English students at University of Southampton to review the exhibition. Continue reading Students Review British Art Show 8