We are proud to be official partners with Teesside University, Gateshead College and Collingwood School & Media Centre.
Our key aim is to keep talent and skills in the North East, as we promote and provide opportunities to students through real world experience, offering feedback on their work and demonstrating the opportunities that are available to them here in the North-East.
This is a formalised partnership working across multiple projects.
Signpost Productions will work with staff and students from the University’s School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies and School of Arts & Creative Industries on a range of collaborative opportunities.
- Working together to design and deliver new degree modules.
- Supporting student development through internships and work placements.
- Providing guest lectures and masterclasses.
- Exploring collaborative research opportunities.
- Supporting diversity and inclusion within the University.
Dominic Dunn, Principal Lecturer in the School of Computing, Engineering & Digital
“This partnership will help to bridge the gap between industry and education. It will really open doors to our students offering them the opportunity to work directly on real projects with a professional broadcaster.”
The partnership will see us working together on multiple projects including live commissions, student internships, work placements, guest lectures and masterclasses.
Signpost Productions will work with staff and students from a range of curriculum areas including digital tech & games, art & design, TV, film & media, high needs and music &performing arts on a range of collaborative opportunities.
Tom Bradley, Head of Visual and Performing Arts, said:
“Our ethos is based around providing education with employment edge. Partnerships like this enable us to provide skilled, work ready students who provide valuable contributions to the industry, even before they become employees.
“Being able to work directly with industry also helps keep us at the forefront of developments in the media industry in the region and beyond.”
Collingwood School & Media Arts Centre
The partnership has been formalised to work with staff and students on screen skills.
Expert training in the broadcast and screen sector, guest lecturers, networking events, studio visits, work placements, masterclasses and showcase events.