The Ravensbourne Degree Show is an annual event celebrating the creative achievements of students, offering industry figures and members of the public the opportunity to view and interact with their projects.
Produced entirely by students, this three day exhibition celebrates the work of Ravensbourne’s undergraduate and further education students. Unlike other degree shows, students are closely involved in every element, from the curation and promotion to the design of the entrance displays and the vibrant live television show which is broadcast throughout the event.
To begin the celebrations, Ravensbourne hosted the Ravensbourne Awards on Wednesday (20 June), a chance to recognise the creative innovations of graduating students. This year sponsors for the different categories included The O2, independent film festival Raindance, and HoloPortal, a company which provides mixed reality holographic experiences. The ceremonies also included presentations and awards from the schools and departments within Ravensbourne.
Following this, industry professionals including the likes of Tim Bevan from Working Title Filmsand TV presenter and stand-up comedian Andi Oshovisited Ravensbourne to meet students, and explore the various departments.
Degree Show Team Producer, Abir Mohammed said: “Working on the Ravensbourne Degree Show has given me a massive push towards my desired career. As an aspiring TV producer/director, my role as producer has allowed me to work with many people across different departments, giving me a better understanding of aspects of the production. I would definitely recommend getting on board to anyone that has the opportunity next year.”
Ravensbourne’s Vice-Chancellor, Linda Drew, said: “The Ravensbourne Degree Show Team have done an extraordinary job with this year’s show, celebrating our new status as Ravensbourne University London in fine style. I would like to say a huge congratulations to them, as well as all our undergraduate and further education students for their hard work and dedication in making Ravensbourne the unique and exciting place it is today.”
A full list of winners from the Ravensbourne Awards can be found below:
Distinguished Dissertation Award
Alexandra Binding, BA (Hons) Motion Graphics
Incubation Lite Award
Jameisha Prescod, BA (Hons) Digital Film Production
Abeni Carvalho, BA (Hons) Fashion Buying and Brand Management
Alex Tannatt-Cook, BA (Hons) Architecture
The Advocate Award
Rosa Kimbembi, BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion
The School of Media Award (Supported by Raindance Film Festival)
Jordi Estape Montserrat, BA (Hons) Digital Film Production and Hannah Williams, BA (Hons) Digital Television Production
The School of Design Award
Anthony Hollis, BA (Hons) Motion Graphics
Vincenzo Damato, BA (Hons) Interior Design Environment Architecture
The Ravensbourne Innovation Award (Supported by the O2)
Scott Reynolds, BA (Hons) Design & Coding
Priscilla Mensah, BA (Hons) Architecture
The Collaboration Award (Supported by Ravensbourne LTRC and Holoportal/Loopspace)
Radia Aadnan, BA (Hons) Digital Film Production
Camelia Di Maccio, BA (Hons) Fashion Accessory Design
The Student Union President's Award
Esme Simcox, BA (Hons) Digital Television Production
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