‘I think what Access Creative College is doing for education is exactly what the industry needs. They are finding and nurturing real talent, with industry-relevant experience, and encouraging creativity and self-exploration.’
Access Creative College is plugged into the UK creative industries. We are able to build partnerships with organisations, companies and artists, which many schools and colleges would envy. We work with national and local festivals, games companies, studios, managers, talent agencies/shows, manufacturers and retailers. Here is a selection of our national partners.
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES FEDERATION
Access Creative College is a member of the
Creative Industries Federation (CIF). CIF works
to support and promote the creative industries
in the UK, from education and training through
to influencing government policy. We work with
the CIF to provide work skills opportunities with
hundreds of member creative companies.
Year 2 Level 3 games students get FREE
membership to UKIE which is the trade
body for the UK’s games and interactive
entertainment industry. Membership gets
you access to loads of benefits including
an exclusive mentored games jam, games
conferences, careers advice and games
You’ll have unique opportunities to showcase your work, from a local gig, to the chance to perform on a festival stage at events like Latitude. Sound engineers & business students can work behind the scenes.
creating the tools used
by developers in the
games industry. Access
is an Autodesk Academic
Partner (AAP) which gives
us access to the latest
tools and developments in
Music Glue is a global direct-to-fan platform used by 26,000 artists worldwide to sell tickets, merchandise, music and more direct to their audience from one customisable website.
BBC MUSIC INTRODUCING
dedicated to promoting
new music talent. Each
centre works closely
with their respective BBC
Introducing teams to run
projects, feature acts and
collaborate on promoting
and supporting local music.
We promote industry masterclasses by artists represented by Tri-Tone and 7pm Management. You will gain advice and guidance from working musicians and producers. There are also visits from guest speakers in the media sector.
A multi-award winning
film, visual effects
and 3D animation studio. Media students can get the
chance to work on projects
and gain experience there.
An independent digital music distribution service which allows artists to retain 100% of their sales revenue through stores such as Spotify, iTunes and
Offering education and training for young people wanting to work in the creative industries. The college helps deliver music workshops for
the Academy at Radio 1 Big
THE VOICE & THE X FACTOR
You can get the chance to audition in closed showcases direct to the producers of The Voice and X Factor.
Access also works in partnership with colleges, universities and awarding bodies to offer a quality learning experience. Check out some of our current partners:
Nottingham Trent University
University of the Year 2017. NTU validate our foundation degree programmes.
This specialist creative college is Access's exciting new partnership!
Specialists in back-to-work training and employability for the creative industries.
Partner academy focusing on football coaching and training.
New City College - Hackney
The college works in partnership with New City College - Hackney (Shoreditch campus) to offer exciting courses in one of the most vibrant areas of London.
An educational group based in London, committed to delivering education with long-term benefit