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Belfast Met scores hat-trick at Creative and Cultural Awards Posted on 03/01/2018 00:00:00 Belfast Met won three awards at the Creative and Cultural Skills show held at its E3 Springfield Road campus.

The aim of the Creative & Cultural Skills awards is to celebrate the amazing talent here in Northern Ireland as well as the hard work and dedication of those in industry and education who foster and develop future generations. This event explored these opportunities and also celebrated the success of the NI Creative Employment Programme, supported by the Arts Council of NI National Lottery Funding.

Belfast Met Student Ray Walsh, from Larne, won Creative and Cultural student of the Year and the colleges' collaboration with the BBC on the Make it Digital programme scooped the Education and Industry Partnership Award. Teacher Gareth Stewart was also highly commended in the Creative Tutor category.

Left to Right: Gareth Stewart, Sara Graham from Creative and Cultural Skills and Ray Walsh

Belfast Met’s Principal and CEO, Marie-Thérèse McGivern said: “I would like to express my heartfelt congratulations to all of the amazingly talented winners of the NI Creative and Cultural Skills Awards our own Ray Walsh, Gareth Stewart and the teams involved in the BBC Make it Digital programme."

The college places a strong emphasis on its creative provision including delivering courses in this fantastic e3 campus under the auspice of forthcoming Belfast TV & Film School such as Broadcast Journalism, Animation, Digital Publishing and Film and TV production and fashion management and computer game design in our Titanic Quarter campus. We pride ourselves that our excellent teaching staff all have vital industry experience in their respective fields which is invaluable when instilling the insider knowledge and know-how that’s required to work in the creative industries."


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