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Media - Case Studies
Paula's Media coures leads to University place
Paula Jadeszko arrived from Poland to start an ESOL course at Henley College and she could hardly speak any English. Her tutor says "when Paula first started she hardly spoke but she soon made friends and grew in confidence. Paula was very hardworking." ... read more
Lauren wins a Governors’ award and heads off to University
Lauren Hancock left school and started at sixth form to study French but decided that it wasn’t right for her as she wanted to be a photographer. Lauren came to Henley College and started on a level three photography course and is now at Coventry University pursuing her dream career. ... read more
Media students interview Diversity Rocks stars
Level three media learners had a chance to improve their interviewing and film skills at Diversity Rocks, a concert celebrating the diversity of Coventry and Warwickshire’s communities at the Belgrade Theatre. The evening’s entertainment was hosted by BBC radio presenter, Brody Swain,and included acts from a wide variety of musical genres such as 2 Tone, Gospel, Polish music, Bhangra, Reggae, Rock and Spoken Word.
Trish Adudu, BBC News Presenter and Producer organised the students into two teams on the day and gave them different roles as producer, camera operator and presenter. They are now producing a show reel of the event as part of their study programme. ... read more
Our level 3 Photography learners entered the Ilford Harmon UK Student Competition 2015 for the first time and this year’s theme was “Saturday Night at the Movies”. Hayley Allsops’ image “Mrs Haversham” was selected for a runner up prize out of over 1000 entries! Our learners were up against degree level learners and we had 10 finalists in the top 100. College student, Dylan Mukenge was awarded highly commended. (Photo below)
Hayley’s image was inspired by the film Titanic. She made the set herself and come up with the props and asked her mum to be the model.
She was delighted to have won £75 and says “it is nice to have my work recognised.”
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Media student Hannah Roberts work was selected to be showcased at the Herbert Art & Museum exhibition read more here: Herbert Open Exhibition