22nd July 1999

 

 

UNIVERSITY MEDIA COURSES TO GET NEW HOME

 

The University of Lincolnshire & Humberside has joined forces with Hull Time-Based Arts to provide a new arts and media centre in Hull’s High Street.

 

The refurbished property at 43 High Street is to be shared by the arts organisation and the university: Hull Time-Based Arts will useull Time-Based ArtsHull Time-Based Arts to prov the building as its new headquarters while the university plans to move its Animation and TV & Film Design courses to the High Street in September.

 

“Our animation course has a nationwide reputation and our students win a lot of awards,” commented Professor Peter Arnold, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Technology at the university. “This building will provide an up-to-date animation facility which will be used by both the university and the public.”

 

Mike Stubbs, the director of Hull Time-Based Arts, is also enthusiastic about the project.

 

“The new centre is in a beautiful riverside location and it looks great,” he said. “Our facilities for international media-art residencies and corporate media production now have the home that they deserve.”

 

The new building also houses exhibition and research and development space and features full disabled access throughout.

 

The building will be officially opened in the autumn, with a Hull time-Based Arts launch planned for 22nd October.

 

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For more information contact:

 

Jez Ashberry

Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk