School of Arts

  1. Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

    Read the latest edition of the School of Arts Magazine.
  2. Drama

     Drama

    Drama

    We offer a comprehensive suite of programmes to suit a range of interests relating to theatre.
  3. Film

     Film

    Film

    We have been at the forefront of developing film studies as an academic subject for over 30 years.
  4. History of Art

    History of Art

    History of Art

    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that explore the history and theory of art.
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The School of Arts achieves 1st in the UK for Research Power in REF 2014!

The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) were released today and we are incredibly happy to announce that the School of Arts has achieved 1st in the UK in our category of Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts with a total research power score of 121.60. The REF is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions and was conducted jointly by the Higher Educati...

18th December 2014

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BBC Success for Film Students Dan Lewsey and Pedro Younis!

Huge congratulations to two of our current film students, Dan Lewsey and Pedro Younis whose documentary 'Living the Dream,' which they made for the 'Representing Actuality' module, has been selected by BBC Fresh to be shown on BBC Three! Their documentary follows buskers in Canterbury. You can read more about Pedro and Dan here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/3NvjGV08gpGsbg2M6gykL2y/profile-dan-lewsey-and-pedro-younis You can watc...

15th December 2014

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AHRC grant awarded to Duska Radosavljevic for Early Years Project

The Mums and Babies Ensemble: Theatre-Making with the Early Years The Mums and Babies' Ensemble is a two-pronged public engagement project utilising research findings from Duska Radosavljevic's prior research into the 21st century dramaturgies, aimed at both theatre-makers and general audience. Rooted in the idea of theatre authorship as an increasingly participatory, non-literary, ensemble-led process, the project is inten...

5th December 2014

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Well Remembered Voices Study Day at The Marlowe Theatre

It is easy to get bogged down (excuse the pun) in the Battles of Trench Warfare, but now I see that plays of the time are an insight into the culture of the time, which to me is equally as important in understanding the reasoning behind the Great War. This new insight has opened up a whole new perspective". Lindsay Kennett, who wrote these words in an email to me last week, was just one of the 30 plus participants who took part in our public study day o...

4th December 2014

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Turner Talks begin with ‘Art Matters: Symposium on Art and Politics’

On Saturday 15 November 2014, we launched this exciting new initiative, as a collaboration between the History of Art department and the Turner Contemporary in Margate. Each term we will stage an event bringing together artists, art historians, curators, philosophers/theorists of art, and relevant individuals from any other background, in order to reflect on the wider issues raised by the gallery's current exhibition. ...

4th December 2014

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