Her Worshipful the Mayor of Barnsley, Councillor Linda Burgess congratulated HND Graphic Design student, Alice Firth on her winning hoardings design which is a boarded fence that will be assembled around the new Skills Village in Barnsley.
Barnsley College and University Campus Barnsley Art and Design students were given a professional client brief, had access to the Skills Village site for inspiration and were given a presentation by Project Director of Henry Boot, who explained the purpose further.
Alice was presented with £30 in Amazon vouchers and her design will be professionally printed and displayed inside boarded fencing installed around the new Skills Village site.
Alice Firth, HND Graphic Design student, said: “I was really happy when I found out that I had won the competition and it gave me a great sense of achievement. It has been an excellent experience and the help and support I received from my tutor was fantastic. It will be great to see my work used in a professional capacity and I am excited to see my design printed and assembled on to the hoardings at the Skills Village.”
Evan Wood, Art, Design and Fashion Curriculum Leader, added: “All the students worked really hard and in a professional manner. This was a great opportunity for our students to showcase their work on a larger scale and it was a real test of their skills.”

Last updated: 14th February 2017

Originally posted on: 1st February 2017

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