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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Second year field trip along the River Usk

To kick off our live brief based around the River Usk, we second years went on a field trip on October 24th. This trip included several stops in and around Newport, and we began by meeting on Caerleon campus before heading off in our cosy minivan. It proved to be a fun and inspiring trip, despite the typical Welsh weather that we had for most of the day.

Image by Emma Daly

We began with a short drive and a brief stop in Goldcliff along the Wales Coastal Path where the Usk flows into the Severn Estuary, before returning to Newport to visit the Transporter Bridge. The Bridge is a remarkable landmark and arguably the most recognised symbol of Newport. It was built in 1906 and is one of the few remaining transporter bridges in use in the world.

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Second Year “Make” Project

Second year students recently completed their first project of the year – Make. This was a studio based project that asked students to physically make an object. With an emphasis on experimentation and playfulness, there was no limitation on what could be created.

Created by Macarana Costan

Created by Macarana Costan

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