Undergraduate Summer School
Every July the Goldsmiths’ Centre welcomes undergraduates to help them improve their technical skills in jewellery and silversmithing with support from an experienced craftsperson. If you would like to brush up on your skills this summer, apply now for a place on this intensive course.
What is this course about?
The Undergraduate Summer School is a one week intensive practical course for up to 16 undergraduates. Taught by a Master jeweller and silversmith, you will learn and practice a range of transferrable, practical skills in state-of-the-art workshops at the Goldsmiths’ Centre.
The advice on structure and skills, the attention to detail and designing was very useful – I don’t have that at my uni. It will help when I’m designing and making
Undergraduate Summer School Student
Course dates: Mon 10 to Fri 14 July 2017, 9am until 5pm
Cost: Free. Delegates may claim for help with accommodation and travel costs if based outside of London and its environs.
This course is made possible through funding from the Goldsmiths’ Company.
Who can apply?
The Undergraduate Summer School is open to all undergraduates completing their first year on a UK-based certified Precious Metal course.
Split into two classes of eight, one focused on jewellery and the other on silversmithing, the course is designed to increase your confidence when working in previous and non-precious metals and enhance your basic understanding of technical processes such as joining, cutting and forming metals.
You’ll leave the course with the skills to help you succeed in your educational projects and design development, in your second year – and in your future career.
How to apply?
Applications are accepted all year round.
Applications for 2017 close on: Fri 9 June 2017.
There are 16 places available in total – 8 for jewellery, 8 for silversmithing.