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Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

The Saturday Art Club is a free initiative for 14–16 year olds aiming to nurture young people's talents, by developing their skills and increasing their confidence in the Creative Arts.

Members are given an insight into studying at university, as well as an understanding of careers in the creative industries.

Coventry University is proud to be working in partnership with the Sorrell Foundation to provide young people with the opportunity to study art and design every Saturday morning for 30 weeks, for free!

Become a member!

Want to become a member of the Saturday Art Club? Just fill in the form and someone will be in touch with you shortly. If you have any questions you can always contact us:

 +44 (0) 24 7688 7020

 artclub.ad@coventry.ac.uk.

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Club members get to take part in a range of activities using specialist industry equipment and facilities within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. They have the opportunity to experience:

  • Self-portrait and experimental drawing skills
  • Design and creative problem solving
  • Fashion exploration including digital printing
  • Clay modelling and 3-D skills
  • Illustration and Graphic Design approaches
  • Photography and media
  • Laser cutting and sublimation.
 

30%

On average 30% of National Saturday Art club members’ progress on to diploma, foundation or undergraduate courses, highlighting the progressive impact the club has on its members.

 

As well as more than 100 hours of specialist tuition, club members also benefit from visits to museums and galleries alongside master-classes from leading art and design practitioners. The highlight of the year is the summer exhibition of their work in London's Somerset House.

Saturday Art Club

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