Photography at the University of South Wales has an enviable reputation, not just in the UK but internationally. If you can put that you've studied at the University on your CV, it often gives you a head start with employers, who are all too aware of our impressive track record of producing talented photographers.
2012 sees the centenary of the teaching of Photography at Newport based campuses. We are celebrating this throughout the year with a whole host of events, symposia and exhibitions, culminating in an alumni exhibition in October.
We celebrate 100 Years of Photography at Newport campuses by showing off the work of current and past students and staff. Take a look at our mini website here:-
"It was the only university I applied to because the documentary photography course was regarded as the best in the world. Luckily I got a place, otherwise I don’t know what I would have done!" Read more about Ivor Prickett.
More Graduate Profiles
| David Pepper
| Faye Gibson
| Stuart Bailes
| Matt Simmons
| Janire Najera
| Milo Newman
| Sam Mason
| Colleen Ford-Ellis
| Lauren Jury
| Stuart Bailes
| Yogamaya Von Hippel
| Dragana Jurisic
| Jesse Alexander
| Ruby Wallis
View some of the work our students have undertaken
This highly designed catalogue features work by 31 recent graduates from the BA (Hons) Photographic Art programme at the University of Wales, Newport.
Read more about the Present publication launch.
More Published work is available
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Artwork goes on show to transform town
Artwork by Newport University’s Photographic Art students is now proudly displayed across Pontypool town centre, as part of a major regeneration project.
Photography project tackles important community issues
Documentary Photography students from the University of Wales, Newport have been working on a project with the theme of money and communities, focusing on issues ranging from economic deprivation to long working hours.
Students capture community life through a lens
Documentary Photography students at the University of Wales, Newport have spent three months taking pictures of people and groups in a Cardiff suburb to find out what community means to them.
Creative & Therapeutic Arts - BA (Hons)
During the programme, students are trained to develop their art form with an emphasis upon creative process and therapeutic workshops to develop and support their professional work while on placement.
Documentary Photography - BA (Hons)
Documentary Photographt draws upon the traditions of documentary practice and moves forward to engage with the most significant developments within contemporary photographic practice.
Adobe Photoshop - Rookie
This course will provide you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively, giving you hands-on experience working with basic through to intermediate techniques to get the most out of the learning experience.
Adobe Photoshop – Semi Pro (Accredited)
You will work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop, and then prepare for, and take, the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of Day 3.
Adobe Photoshop - Starter to Star (Accredited)
The Adobe Photoshop Rookie course and the Adobe Photoshop–Semi Pro course have been combined to provide this intensive Photoshop Masterclass, to turn Photoshop Starters into Stars over five days.
Contemporary Photographic Practice MFA
This masters programme has been developed with partner institution Fondazione Studio Marangoni in Italy in order to provide an exciting and supportive environment for you to develop a collection of work
Documentary Photography MA/MFA
This course provides provides the opportunity for you as an independent practitioner to develop a body of work in a supportive and questioning environment.