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2022 has been another incredible year for Ravensbourne!
As we enter the last few days of 2022, we have taken a moment to look back over another fantastic year of successes, award wins, and collaborations.
It was difficult to narrow it down, but we have shortlisted 10 of our most stand-out stories from the year to create our 'Year in Review' gallery.
To find out more, simply scroll through the pictures and click on the circle in the lower left to read more. Click on the upper-right 'x' to close the picture and continue scrolling through the gallery.
We hope you enjoy reminiscing over all the amazing successes as much as we did!
Kopparberg’s hugely popular flavoured ciders received their first ever limited-edition makeover, using designs created by Ben McKay, a second-year Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Advertising and Brand Design student. They were available in supermarkets, pubs, bars, and restaurants nationwide over the spring and summer.
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A documentary edited by a Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Editing and Post Production graduate was nominated for a BAFTA, while two other documentaries edited by Ravensbourne graduates were longlisted. Tim Beeston, who graduated in 2014, was the editor for ‘Keyboard Fantasies’, a film that explores the philosophies and impact of transgender musician Glenn Copeland.
The 'Creative Capital' society at Ravensbourne – a fully student-led content creation society – had an incredible first year, taking home three prizes at the National Student Television Association (NaSTA) Awards, the most prestigious and longest-running student TV awards in the UK.
Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Fashion graduate Ifeanyi Okwuadi designed outfits for Luke Thompson and Luke Newton, perhaps better known to viewers as Benedict and Colin Bridgerton. The designs were part of an official collaboration between Netflix and the British Fashion Council to celebrate the recent launch of the hit show’s second season.
Our third-year BA (Hons) Advertising and Brand Design students won an incredible four awards at the 2022 D&AD New Blood Awards. The New Blood Awards is one of the most important advertising competitions in the world, and competition is fierce – thousands of students from well over 100 different countries enter each year.
Ravensbourne had a spectacular return to London Fashion Week this year. Attendance at the exclusive event was packed, with guests from across the fashion spectrum in attendance at the event on Saturday 11 June. 15 Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Fashion students unveiled their final collections.
Our BA (Hons) Product Design students had a bumper year at awards ceremonies this summer, taking home prizes in multiple international and UK competitions. Three students won awards at the PIDA UK competition, the UK branch of a global contest that holds competitions in Europe, America, and Asia. Three of our second-year students also won silver awards in the Starpack Students competition.
Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Fashion Accessory and Textiles Futures graduate Edwina Arthur won a New Designers Award for her innovative footwear celebrating black women and empowering black voices. She won a two-month paid placement at Pentland as part of her prize.
Students from Ravensbourne University London and My Brother's Keeper, part of the Obama Foundation, collaborated to create a multi-platform creative campaign for the iconic Nike Jordan basketball brand. The students’ concepts and designs were displayed on a full-size basketball court, with two basketball teams wearing custom jerseys designed by the students.
Ravensbourne University London was proud to give honorary doctorates to actor-director Idris Elba and designer Tinker Hatfield, making them our first ever recipients of these awards. The prestigious awards were presented at Ravensbourne’s graduation ceremony at the Barbican in London. They received the degrees alongside 800 graduates from our incredible class of 2022.
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