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FAO CAA Year 2: And the Collaboration groups are...

Hello Year 2.
The announcement I know you've all been waiting for is here...drum roll please...the Collaboration teams (groups) are...
Team 1 – Vic, Ren, Kate
Team 2 – Divine, Terry, Chelsea
Team 3 – Alexandra, Coyle, Katerin
Team 4 – Ted, Louis, Tom
Team 5
Vincent, Odette
Team 6
Karris, Shannon, Olivia

There you go, the long wait is over and it's 'Avengers' time. What next?
1) Make contact: Make contact with your team and exchange details such as email addresses, blog addresses, and phone numbers (just those for now - more info on communication later at the briefing). Make sure that your email addresses and numbers are reliable. Finally, please respect each other's privacy where necessary. We have Kate and Chelsea joining us (welcome!). Their blog addresses are listed below.

Chelsea -
Kate -
2) Form a studio and start a studio blog: For this project your team will be asked to form an animation s…

FAO CAA: Year's 2 & 3 - Your timetables are now available online *UPDATED*

Years 2 & 3 Timetables are now available + Update

Apologies everyone, there has been update to your timetables. Two were uploaded at the same time - Better two than none, right? Obviously, we're working hard to get everything set up for you. The timetables are basically the same with minor changes (detailed below). I have added new links to the combined timetables. Can you share this information with anyone you may think will not see this update.
Year 2:You can find your timetable on MyUCA under 'Collaboration/Teaching Materials'. Your first project briefing is for Perspectives and with Joe Taylor  on Wednesday 2nd October at 2pm in Lecture Theatre 1. The Collaboration, Character Design, and Toolkit 2 briefings will take place on Thursday 3rd Oct starting at 10am in the CAA Baseroom. - The year 2 has date changes for submission.
Collaboration group project: I am sure you are all wondering which groups you are going to be in. We are currenlty in the process of putting thos…

CAA Careers: Become a Student Ambassador - Gain valuable skills and get paid!

Get paid to represent UCA!

Fully flexible, paid positions - represent UCA at:
Open Days
Career events
Campus Tours...

Gain valuable skills including:
Time Management
Organisational skills

No minimum participation required - work to suit your other commitments! Excellent hourly rate of pay.

Closing date for applications 2nd October

For full details, and to apply, see HERE

CAA Careers: ScreenSkills

ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based creative industries – animation, film, games, television including children’s TV and high-end drama, VFX and immersive technology. They work across the whole of the country to ensure that UK screen has access now, and in the future, to the skills and talent needed for continued success.

They offer ... careers advice - see HERE
                  ... bursaries - see HERE
                  ... advice on freelancing - see HERE

...and lots more! See HERE!

CAA Careers: Guru Live London - 14th & 15th September

Guru Live London
BAFTA's annual festival of talks, workshops and masterclasses
The place to be to learn from BAFTA-winners, industry professionals and up-and-coming talent! Take the next step in your career or simply share the passion for all things film, games and TV.
14th and 15th September
There is still time to get your tickets for only £6!
For full details, see HERE