‘Accelerate into University’ Mentoring

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

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Once again, DMA have enjoyed being part of the ‘Accelerate into University’ programme run by Open-City in partnership with UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture and Make Architects. The programme is aimed at students in Year 12 at London state schools from non-traditional backgrounds (under-represented communities), who would benefit from mentoring and skills enhancement to support their ambitions to pursue a career in the built environment. This year, Lucy Jolie Dickson and Katy van Geffen mentored two students throughout their design projects, providing a series of one-to-one tutorials at the office over 3 months. The final exhibition took place at the Bartlett on the 7th and 8th of March. Over the last three years, 130 students have benefitted from the programme. For more information see here and click here to see a film about the event.

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