A window into a parallel world of amazing digital art and design opened for South Tyneside College students during a masterclass by a talented concept artist.


Art-based learners gained expert insight into the fast-growing motion graphics sector from Atomhawk’s Dennis van Kessel Atomhawk, whose clients include WB Games, EA and Xbox Game Studios, has been a leader in motion graphics, tech art and concept art since 2009.

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Exclusive Exhibition Invite: Thursday, March 17th 2022, 6pm at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery to Host South Tyneside College Learners’ Exhibition: My Patch.

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South Shields Marine School has played a key part in turning the tide against poor safety at sea which experts say is causing needless fishermen deaths.

Its specialist maritime survival centre has hosted three days of new-style instruction to emphasize to trawlermen the danger of setting sail without a life jacket.

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South Tyneside College’s support for a young people’s education initiative in Zimbabwe has taken a novel turn.

In 2014, through our Dr Winterbottom Charitable Fund, we donated around 10,000 books to the Youth Contact Centre music and creative arts collective in the town of Bulawayo.

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Overseas cadets studying at world-renowned South Shields Marine School are making waves by netting new roles alongside their studies.

They have thrown themselves in at the deep end to support high-flying South Shields Football Club - by volunteering as match day stewards.

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For those in the know, work experience is a vital but often overlooked and neglected piece of the Further Education jigsaw.


That’s why, as of now, the time is right for a new conversation between education providers and employers – and students, too – about how it must be a crucial link between the classroom and the workplace.

The concept is clear - why would any student or learner dive into the employment deep end of a sector or industry they had not first dipped their toes into to ensure it suited their career designs?

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