Yesterday saw Southampton Guildhall Square filled with folk in funny hats and billowing gowns for the graduation ceremony of the School of Media Arts and Technology. After a foreword by Vice Chancellor Graham Baldwin, students were presented for admission by our Chancellor Admiral the Right Honourable Lord West of Spithead.
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”.
Yesterday a second year cohort dropped into Ericsson Television to learn about future technologies within the broadcast sector. Steven Woodhead (Woody) and Rod Harris invited the students for a tour of Ericsson’s facilities including their Picture Quality analysis suite, experience centre as well as their systems verification and customer support labs.
Students from across the Media Technology programme got together on Wednesday 8th March for a talk by Warren King from Vanguardia Consulting. Vanguardia provide a range of electroacoustic and acoustic services to a wide range of industries but Warren came to talk specifically about environmental monitoring and assessment for music festivals.
Graduates from the Media Technology Programme assembled in the Spark on Friday 25th November for their 2016 Alumni Day. Attendees included experienced engineers from a wide range of roles as well those who had only recently graduated. With 22 years of graduates from the programme there was plenty of experience to be shared.