Volcanic ash inspires artists

Following the recent Icelandic volcanic eruption and the cloud that has descended upon us, the New York Times ran a piece on 15 April, by Simon Winchester, reflecting on the 1883 volcanic explosion and its impact on the world. In…

A learning organisation

We value learning, it is what we are about and we value it for our students and for ourselves. Benjamin from Duckrabbit has been at the OCA today training us in the production of slideshows. We know students like to…

The Validation Story

Last week, we announced the launch of two new degrees – BA (Hons) Photography and BA (Hons) Painting. Together with our existing BA (Hons) Creative Arts, these degrees are unique. As far as we are aware, no other distance-learning creative…