Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth College of Art is a specialist, independent art school offering a range of study across Art, Design and Digital. The college holds a strong local profile and reputation, and forms part of the very fabric of the city.
The college has established a unique continuum of creative education, from pre-school through to postgraduate study. As such, it has an educational vehicle through which it encourages and facilitates individual agency leading to personal and community transformation.
Plymouth College of Art was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark in June 2017, demonstrating social enterprise excellence across the key criteria proof points, which included:
- Ethical approaches as an employer, in terms of engaging stakeholders and internal processes, which include robust governance through its board of governors and academic board to ensure collaborative and transparent decision-making, commitment to fair pay, and strategic growth through investment in both traditional and digital making facilities.
- Social impact is well engrained in the culture of the organisation and across all activities