The course has the right combination of structure and freedom that helps students push themselves to their furthest potential, while still having staff guidance.
More about Arit Emmanuela
Can you tell us about your Masters project?
“My project, ‘Mother Tongue’, was created in response to the From Ear to Ear to Eye exhibition that was shown at Nottingham Contemporary. The work is an installation piece consisting of digital and sculptural work. It addresses the loss of language, and thus the loss of identity as well as the nonverbal languages that I have learned at different stages of my life.”
What do you enjoy most about your course at NTU?
“I enjoy the flexibility the course offers and the facilities that are provided.”
What made you choose to study at NTU?
“The Nottingham art scene and the reputation of the University made me choose to study here.”
How do you find the course staff?
“The staff on the course are very knowledgeable in their practices and are always willing to help students with whatever we need.”
What do you think about the facilities available to you?
“The facilities available are very useful and gives me access to learning new techniques and mediums that I can use to push myself creatively.”
As an international student, what do you like about studying and living in Nottingham?
“What I like the most about studying and living in Nottingham is the new world of opportunities that I have access to. Seeing and learning how people in different parts of the world operate also helps me during creation of new work since my work focuses on the idea of identities.”
Why would you recommend your course to someone thinking of studying it?
“The course has the right combination of structure and freedom that helps students push themselves to their furthest potential, while still having staff guidance.”
How do you think the course, and having a postgraduate qualification, will help you to progress your career?
“Having a postgraduate qualification will open up access to more opportunities that can help me career wise, as well as aiding me in advancing my artistic skills.”
How did you find out about the scholarship, and what other opportunities have you taken up as part of the scholarship scheme?
“I looked on the school’s website for funding opportunities. I have attended events for scholarship winners as well as the Scholarship Awards Evening.”