On December 3rd, Russian International School welcomed Professor Colin Holden of the University for the Creative Arts as one of our guest speakers. Mr. Holden is the head of the Architecture and Crafts & Design School at UCA in Farnham (UK).


As part of an open lesson, RIS high school students searched for answers to the following questions of “what is creativity?” and “how do we make a successful student portfolio?”


Mr. Holden showed creative projects from graduates of the University in various specialties from architecture to fashion and animation. Among the graduates of the university are famous filmmakers and animators who have won Oscars and BAFTAs, world-famous fashion designers, and Stirling Prize winners. These include Karen Millen (fashion designer), Gareth Edwards (director of one of the parts of Star Wars), William McGregor (director), Tracy Emin (one of the most famous contemporary British artists)


After the open lesson, the children were able to ask questions to the professor, as well as get acquainted with information about the University.


The University for the Creative Arts is the largest creative university in Europe, which according to The Times Good University Guide 2018 is ranked 1st in the field of creative education. According to The Guardian, it is included in the Top 10 Universities of Great Britain in the following for  Fashion and Textiles, Film Production and Photography, and Architecture.



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