I recently caught up with Adam, who is about to finish his year placement at Focusrite; here are his thoughts and reflections.
“I’m currently studying Bsc (Hons) Audio Engineering and I’ll be starting my final year in September. I applied to the course because, unlike many people, I knew exactly what I wanted to do. My degree title is actually in the name of the company I’ve been working for – Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd. I picked this course and University specifically because it stood out head and shoulders above the rest. I visited a few other Universities with much stricter entry requirements before visiting Solent but the team, facilities and course in general stood out by a mile.”
Read more: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2017/my-year-in-industry-at-focusrite
It’s always nice to hear what our graduates are up to and we were especially pleased so see Stephen recently become the face of his profession after Anderson Acoustics produced an infographic showing a day in the life of a sound tester.
Read more: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2017/sound-insulation-poster
Two students from Media Technology drove to Chepstow earlier in the month to provide noise monitoring services with Vanguardia Consulting at Balter Festival. The festival ran between 2nd and 4th June and describes itself as a “travelling convoy of misfits and weirdos, wacked-out racers and disco divas”.
Read more: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2017/noise-monitoring-balter-festival
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?
Read more: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2017/mind-the-gap
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.
Read more: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2017/an-alternative-to-industry
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.
Read more: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2017/students-attend-amsterdam-conference