There is no doubt that full time study is tiring and at degree level it is can seem like a marathon. Whilst the Media Technology programme has been designed to be applied, it can sometimes still feel like a lot of theory to take on board. But did you know that you can suspend your studies for a year to complete an industry placement?
If you’ve ever spoken to our students or course team, you’ll be aware that our graduates benefit from excellent employment rates. But not everyone wants to head directly into industry and there other options.
Students from the Media Technology programme presented their thoughts on ‘technologies to look out for at IBC‘ to representatives from the IABM today. Topics ranged from virtual reality and immersive formats, to LED lighting panels and cloud-based editing. Andrew Jones and Dr Martin Salter were impressed by the students’ preparation and passion for their topics.
Yesterday saw the culmination of three years of hard work for our soon-to-be graduands. Final year Media Technology students presented their final year projects to the academic team and industry representatives during our annual technology exhibition “poster day”.
Three second years from the programme attended a TeenTech event at Portsmouth Guildhall yesterday with some boxes of toys to help inspire the next generation of engineers. Rhian, Sam and Dan took along two table top activities to show 14-16 year-olds how science applies to exciting environments such as the media industry.
Media Technology students were visited yesterday by founder and director of AKA Broadcast, Kris Whitely. Kris formed the company six years ago with the vision of creating a light-weight systems integration service that could bring the most appropriate equipment together to deliver cost-effective and timely projects.
On the 27th April through to Monday 1st Teddy Rocks festival was in full swing. With multiple stages and tents it was a challenging technical brief but Media Technology student delivered for the charity event. Students provided technical support for their Production and Journalism cousins who were providing all the coverage and feeds for the event.