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Dee-Stress colouring book designed

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A group of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design graduates has designed a new book to help with exam stress. ‘Dee-Stress’, a 28-page colouring book that will enable students to relax is to be launched by Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) on Thursday 2nd March. Released on the national University Mental Health Day, ‘Dee-Stress’ is filled with prominent landmarks such as the Caird Hall, the RRS Discovery and the Magdalen Green bandstand alongside advice and services available to students at the University. The book was designed by aDuncan of Jordanstone ...

DJCAD graduate Way Back When exhibition

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Photographs by a Duncan of Jordanston graduate showcasing the changes to the city of Dundee are to make up a new exhibition at the University of Dundee. The exhibition, called `Way Back When’, features images by Walter Simms, who studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design between 1968 and 1973. He specialised in Graphic Design and Photography and eventually went on to have a successful career in graphic design and museum exhibition design. The photos, which will be on display in the Tower Foyer Gallery from Saturday, 4th March, were taken by Walter during his student years. They offer...

DJCAD student designs nature trail at Mills Observatory

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A Duncan of Jordanstone Fine Art student has designed a new nature trail at Dundee's Mills Observatory. The trail, designed by Caitlyn Vesey, features rhyming clues which snake around Balgay Hill and in to the Observatory and highlights the use of a tiny worm in ground-breaking scientific research. Caitlyn said, “I am delighted to have been given the chance to work on and be involved in a public engagement project which I hope will bring a new audience to the Observatory.  “My aim for the project was to add a fun new aspect to the grounds of the Observatory by creating ...

Visit Our Postgraduate Open Day!

If you are interested in studying an art or design subject at postgraduate, then come along to our taught postgraduate open day to find out about our courses and the facilities we offer our students. We have a number of courses available, and course coordinators and postgraduate students from across our subjects will be on hand to answer your questions.  Art & Design Taught Postgraduate Open Day Start: 1 Mar 10:00AM      End: 1 Mar 4:30PM Location: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Perth Road, Dundee, DD1 4HT Cost: Free Course s...

RSA New Contemporaries 2017

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Graduate artists and architects from the University of Dundee will compete for prizes with a total value of more than £40,000 when an exhibition of Scotland’s emerging creative talents opens this week. The ninth annual New Contemporaries exhibition will take place at the Royal Scottish Academy Galleries in Edinburgh from Saturday, 18th February. New Contemporaries is regarded as the most prestigious showcase for young artists in Scotland. Presenting work across a wide range of media, the exhibition offers a unique opportunity to see the best of Scotland’s emerging talent under one roof. T...