Solent University

Solent University

Southampton Solent University is a university of 17,000 students. It is a centre of applied research in design and advanced technology, maritime, fine art, history of collecting, film, media and cultural studies, political and international studies. It is the fourth biggest producer of Art, Design & Media Graduates in the UK and the biggest outside of London. The university strives to work with local business and professional bodies to keep the qualifications it provides relevant and immediately useful upon graduation.

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Solent University aims to produce a range of projects and contextual materials for audiences in galleries and museums in the region. Projects will research ideas through any aspect of visual language of for example of games, simulations, animations and apps as well as graphic design, fine art and photography. Solent will also run an educational programme alongside the projects.Our goal in this project is to develop significant research and knowledge about the relationships between the Visual Design industries and the Heritage Industries and provide the Heritage industries with fresh, innovative and professional solutions to audience engagement.