‘The students had a great time with these workshops and it has really made a positive impact on how they view their own practices and the importance of stepping outside of our comfort zones. Thank you so much.’

- Art teacher, Astor Secondary School

Students have the opportunity to take part in a range of workshops covering different disciplines. Timings for these workshops are flexible, and they can be tailored to your timetable and curriculum. All materials are provided. 

All workshops are delivered by our industry expert Creative Workshop Tutors and Student Ambassadors, and where possible, include a Creative Careers talk. Creative workshops give young people the opportunity to enhance their portfolio, develop creative thinking and skills, and explore disciplines in greater depth. 

Available in school/college or online. To request a workshop, please email: outreach@uca.ac.uk.


Choose a
creative workshop

We offer a wide range of workshops exploring creative arts, business and technology, including:

  • Slapstick Comedy
  • Stand-Up Comedy
  • Acting
  • Public Speaking
  • Team Building
  • Employability Skills
  • Utopian Cities
  • Model Making
  • Creative Business - Freelance Skills
  • Idea Generation
  • Branding and Logo Design
  • Advertising Photography
  • Headshot Photography
  • E-commerce Photography
  • Clay Making and Sculpture
  • Beading
  • 3D Installations
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Banner Making
  • Fashion Photography
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Experimental Printmaking (Monoprinting, Lino printing, Block printing)
  • Screenprinting
  • Silk Painting
  • Scenes
  • Camera Skills
  • Scripts
  • Vlogging
  • Life Drawing (Traditional)
  • Life Drawing (Experimental)
  • Botanical Still Life
  • Colour Theory
  • Clay Pot Sculpture
  • Painting Skills
  • Non-stop Drawing
  • Plasticine People
  • Collage Techniques
  • Stamp making
  • Self portraits
  • Finnish Hinelli mobiles
  • Continuous line portraits
  • Printing 
  • (Fan)Zines
  • Comic Book Illustration
  • Experimental Printmaking (Monoprinting, Lino printing, Block printing)
  • Screenprinting
  • Sign Writing
  • Typography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Still Life Photography
  • Digital Camera Skills
  • Film Camera Skills
  • Alternative Selfie
  • Studio Lighting
  • Flat Lay Photography
  • Food Styling and Photography
  • Camera Obscura
  • Cyanotype Photography
  • Darkroom Photography
  • Photomontage
  • Hybrid Photography
  • Invention and Prototypes
  • Digital Tesselation Photography
  • Teambuilding
  • Communication
  • Employability Skills
  • Portfolio Preparation 
  • Portfolio Reviews
  • Interview Techniques
  • Creative Pathways and Careers (Thrive)

These workshops are available for years 7-13 & FE equivalent levels.

If you’re unsure whether your students or young people are eligible to take part in any of the activities offered as part of UCA’s outreach offer, please email outreach@uca.ac.uk and we will be happy to support you and answer any questions.