VISIT BY PROF. THOMAS HILL FROM SOUTH WALES UNIVERSITY, TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ART AND DESIGN
Prof. Thomas Hill from South Wales University, United Kingdom, visited the Department of Art and Design, Faculty of the Built Environment and Design on Monday the 24th of October 2022.
He spoke to the members of staff, first outlining the Courses available at South Wales University. He pointed out that we had majors in common such as Illustration, Fashion Design, Graphic Communication, Interior Design.We also hadsimilar minors such as Advertising Design, Fashion Promotion, Animation and Photography. He invited Kenyan students who wanted an international experience, to join South Wales University for Postgraduate studies. He said that they had a system of partial scholarships for all self-sponsored students from developing countries offered on a rebate basis.
Dr. Maina, the Chair of the Department of Art and Design proposed that we were in a prime position to explore the possibility of partnering. He said the Department of Art and Design had a wide experience in links and collaborations having engaged in several of them over the decades. He postulated that it could result in mutual benefits for the both the institutions. Both he and Prof. Hill agreed that we begin by sharing the curriculums so that we each gain a better view of the education systems in the opposite university.
Prof. Thomas Hill also spoke to students and student leaders to learn about their experiences as students at the University of Nairobi.