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Student Fees from August 2024

We are announcing today the fees which will apply in the next academic year (from 01 August 2024 to 31 July 2025). The aim is to continue to keep fees affordable for students whilst maintaining the high quality provision the students expect from OCA.

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Beyond The Bookshelf: Your OCA Library

Having joined Open College of the Arts at the start of the year, it felt high time for a proper introduction! I’m Richard, OCA’s brand new Librarian. Having stumbled into libraries by accident as a Biochemistry graduate, my career has spanned across a number of settings in Further and Higher Education and I couldn’t be more excited to bring everything to this role and help make the library make sense for you!

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OCA News: Creative Arts Update

The Creative Arts Programme Leader, Doug Burton, will leave the OCA in November after twelve years of service to develop his Arts business. During this time, Doug has been instrumental in developing the Creative Arts degree to meet student’s expectations for a contemporary interdisciplinary programme that is unique in many ways within the university sector. […]

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The Patricia Farrar Award for Painting

I am delighted to announce that OCA level 3 student Anna Barnard was selected as the 2022 winner of this prize.

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Student Fees from August 2023

We are announcing today the fees which will apply in the next academic year (from 01 August 2023 to 31 July 2024). The aim is to continue to keep fees affordable for students whilst maintaining the high quality provision the students expect from OCA. Our organisational costs are rapidly increasing, due to both inflation which […]

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OCA News: Creative Arts – A review of our programme

The online department has produced more communities of practice and allowed us to meet and communicate more readily with students as a group of engaged, diverse creatives, which has been a great move forward.

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OCA News: Illustration

Earlier this year we contacted attendees to our ‘group work’ sessions to obtain feedback from them, responding to previous student feedback last year. We asked the questions below and would love to share the feedback we received.

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