An art and design lecturer from South Thames College beat competition from over 3,000 entrants to be shortlisted in a national prestigious art competition.
Course leader Edward Smith's work was one of 76 submissions selected by leading art critics and artists in the Jerwood Drawing Prize. His untitled piece is made from steel and explores the idea of 'solidifying mark making', a process that turns a mark made on paper into an object.
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While many new college students spend their first day taking part in awkward icebreakers and getting to know where the library is, full-time students of South Thames College's brand new Hospitality and Catering Academy were welcomed and inspired by celebrated chef, Bruno Loubet.
Loubet paid a visit to the Academy this week (Wednesday 4) to meet the aspiring chefs and front of house staff, and to give them a taste of what's to come now they've chosen to study at South Thames.
Hospitality and Catering Academy, ahead of the first students firing up the hotplates next month. TV food judge Gregg Wallace gave the seal of approval to South Thames College’s brand new
The £5.7m facility, based at the College’s Merton Campus, opens on September 4 and will offer courses for all ages, from beginner to university-level.
Wallace, who lives in nearby Putney where he runs café restaurant Wallace&Co, toured the modern facilities to see just what was on offer to the next generation of catering and hospitality professionals. He was impressed by what he saw.