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Study visit – John Stezaker – Whitworth Gallery, Manchester

Join OCA BA Photography alumni, John Umney and Stan Dickinson, on a study visit to an exhibition of work by John Stezaker at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester – 28 April 2018.

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Un grand marché au Grand Palais

 Think local art fair, multiplied by a number with several zeros, and you have the ‘Paris Photo’ event, which takes place annually – in Paris, obviously – but which will happen twice next year – once in Los Angeles, less obviously!  It is a gathering of ‘the great and the good’ of the photo art […]

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Stepping Down

  I’m stepping down from my role as OCASA President a little earlier than originally intended and there will be a process, beginning shortly, designed to have a new President in place by 1st February 2013.  My two year term would have been due to end on 31st May. My reasons fall, broadly, into two […]

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New OCASA Website

OCASA now has its own website, which you can find at www.ocasa.org.uk.  Designed by our Vice President and Visual Communications Representative, Pam Wright, it is intended to be the public face for OCASA and will be the place to go for information about the organisation, as well as for practical things such as contact details, […]

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OCASA Fine Art Representative

Mary Adam has represented Fine Art Students on the OCASA Committee since the Student Association was set up last Autumn.  Having now completed her studies with OCA, she is stepping down from the role.  I’m sure that everyone would want to join me, and the committee, in saying a big ‘Thanks’ to Mary for getting […]

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OCASA Music Representative

Chris Lawry has represented Music Students on the OCASA Committee since the Student Association was set up last Autumn.  Having now completed his studies with OCA, he is stepping down from the role.  I’m sure that everyone would want to join me, and the committee, in saying a big ‘Thanks’ to Chris for getting involved […]

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OCA fees – OCASA response

This is a statement from the OCA Student Association Committee, in response to the OCA’s announcement on fee levels from September 2012. It is regrettable that the new Government policy on Higher Education Funding has put OCA, an open access educational charity committed to extending arts learning opportunities to all, into a position where it […]

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Student Association Update

The second meeting of the executive of the new OCA Student Association took place last week and it’s time for an update on progress. The minutes of last week’s meeting are available on the student site, here: http://oca-student.com/resources/News/ocasa-minutes The Committee has been active in discussing issues raised by students between our first two meetings and […]

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Your OCASA Representatives

No – this is a Guggenband performing in Holmfirth – just to get your attention!  Now read on for something really important. The first meeting of the OCA Student Association committee takes place on Thursday 20th October.  We have a long agenda with, inevitably at this early stage, some procedural issues to settle, but we […]

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OCASA – Full House

I am delighted to announce that we now have a nominee for the position of Student Representative, Visual Communications, on the OCA Student Association Committee, and it is a recent ‘star’ of WeAreOCA’s  ‘Blog of the Week’, Pam Wright.  As the sole nominee, Pam is automatically appointed into the role and she has prepared a […]

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