When using library catalogues or databases you need to pick your search terms (keywords) carefully. Search engines and library databases are not intelligent and will match up words without considering their meaning.
We are announcing today the fees which will apply in the next academic year (from 01 August 2019 to 31 July 2020). We want to keep fees low for all students whilst maintaining the high quality that students have come to expect from OCA.
If you are looking for ways to present your work digitally online there are many ways in which you can achieve this. Some of these are fairly simple and require no special software, whilst others might require more skill and access to various software programmes
Most universities modify the system slightly to suit the needs of their students, so if you consult other universities’ Harvard referencing guides you will find differences between them. For this reason, it is important you use UCA’s own Harvard Referencing guide when completing your assignments.
Join OCA tutor Priscilla Edwards on 2 March in London.
My body of work Target Practice developed from my interest in LGBTQ hidden histories. I became focused on the experience of gay men in Nazi concentration camps when I read about the biography of Josef Kohout, a Nazi concentration camp survivor.
Want to maximise your access to research? Here are six open access resources that are sure to help you.
Collage has been used as an artform for many years but when students approach it during their studies it can feel like something children do so has little value or skill. However there is a surprising amount of dexterity and technical skill required working with small pieces of sticky paper. In textiles collage is used primarily as a form of drawing either to develop ideas or plan designs so it is worth mastering.
Part 4:You Are Not Alone. Forming good work habits takes time. Many of us focus on using willpower but when the willpower goes, we find ourselves reverting to our old routines. To make improvements it is much better to build on our habits, that way when and how you study becomes part of an established routine.
I wanted to bring together a short summary of the most recent book in the Drawing series – Vitamin D2, focusing particularly on some of the artists featured whose drawing practices it might be interesting and useful for students to look at.
Open Art Collective was created by members of the OCA Thames Valley Group, undergraduates and graduate alumni studying photography, drawing and visual communications. ‘Time’ is our first group exhibition, the result of our shared interest in developing personal work and artistic interests alongside our OCA courses.
Research for this assignment has led me to a personal discovery about my family. Little did I know that my first essay for my degree would be so exciting and revealing.