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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Top Ten success for the School of Arts in Guardian League Tables 2016

The School of Arts’ subjects have once again been ranked in the top ten in the Guardian League Tables for 2016. Film is ranked 3rd in the UK and Drama stays the same as last year at 10th. Up two places from 2015, History of Art is now ranked 6th in the UK. These rankings are a credit to all who work to make our programmes so successful – staff and students alike – well done to all. The University...

26 May 2015

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National Theatre's 'National Connections' success for Assistant Lecturer, Emma Reeder and Gulbenkian's Young Company

Emma Reeder (MDrama Applied Theatre Graduate), School of Art's Assistant Lecturer is the director of Gulbenkian's Young Company's production of The Edelweiss Pirates.  This week the Edelweiss Pirates has been selected to be performed at the Olivier Theatre at the National Theatre as part of NT Connections. This is a tremendou...

22 May 2015

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Dr Lavinia Brydon serves as Co-Investigator on AHRC Connected Communities project

The People’s Pier: The popular culture of pleasure piers and cultural regeneration through community heritage The People's Pier is a research project that investigates community piers as an emerging form of community hubs. Using the case studies of Clevedon and Hastings, the  project will explore how the popular culture heritage of seaside piers can be used to the benefit of the community. Led by Dr Olu Jenz...

14 May 2015

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Dr Ben Thomas on Marcus Rees Roberts and 'Hope: Artwork by Aithan Shapira'

Dr Ben Thomas, Senior Lecturer in History of Art, has published the first major article on the prints of contemporary artist Marcus Rees Roberts, described by Susan Tallman, editor of Art in Print, as ‘densely allusive paragons of cosmopolitan erudition’. You can read the full article here He has also contributed to the catalogue of contemporary artist Aithan Shapira’s exhibition Hope at the Florida H...

13 May 2015

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Bond Writer, Robert Wade, to introduce May's 'FILM65'

Did you know that Robert Wade, writer of James Bond films such as 'Casino Royale,' 'Skyfall' and the eagerly anticipated 'Spectre,' is an alumni of Kent? Throughout this year, we have been celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the University of Kent with our film season 'Film65.' Robert Wade will be introducing the next instalment of Film65, 'The Ipcress File' on 20th May at the Gulbenkian Cinema. To mark this ...

6 May 2015

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