Winchester School of Art – University of Southampton
Winchester School of Art are proud to be one of the UK’s leading art and design institutions and part of the world-renowned University of Southampton, located in the Faculty of Art, Business and Law. A long and distinguished history dating back over 150 years, combined with ahighly-contemporary and global outlook, ensures that our students are ready to meet the challenges of the creative future.
Our student body reflects our international spirit, with over 500 international students from over 30 countries studying here. The majority of our postgraduate students come from outside the UK, so there is a more international peer group here than at almost any other top university in the world. Winchester School of Art is a place that celebrates cultural difference, shares knowledge and experiences and forms lasting friendships.
The School is based on a modern, vibrant and purpose-built campus in the heart of Winchester, a picturesque city that embraces both history and modernity with diverse amenities and cultural life. The campus has its own libraries, art gallery, art and design supplies shop, students' union and restaurant. Locally, the many attractions on offer include wide-ranging sports facilities, excellent restaurants and bars, live music venues, cinema and theatres. Winchester is just a short distance from Southampton and under 1 hour by train from London
Winchester School of Art offers a unique and broad range of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including Fashion Management/Marketing, Games Design & Art, Graphic Arts, Luxury Brand Management, Advertising Design Management and Global Media Management.
Staff are leaders in their field, extremely experienced and engaged in current professional practice and world-class research. They have a firm commitment to quality teaching and to providing unrivalled opportunities for students to realise their full potential and enjoy a productive and rewarding learning experience. Their knowledge and links with industry are invaluable to students and give our graduates a leading edge in the employment market.
Excellent equipment and first class facilities are another feature of Winchester School of Art, including dedicated studio space for students of fine art, graphic arts/design, fashion and textiles. We also have professional creative management suites and presentation areas supported with extensive resources, including digital-printing facilities, professionally-equipped photographic studios, screen printing facilities, a variety of specialist computer suites, Apple-authorised video-editing centre, laser cutting 3D printing/proto typing and networked data storage for all students.
Winchester School of Art has its very own Department of International Studies, which brings together the School's wide range of international and business/enterprise related activities. These include international collaborations and partnerships, student/staff exchange programmes, overseas research, Summer School and industry placements. In addition to this, the Department is home to the International Student Society (ISS),responsible for ensuring that our international students have an enjoyable time outside of their studies too. The ISSorganizes a number of events and trips to suit every interest and is highly rated by all its members.