The EDI Committee consists of academic representatives from each Subject Area, representatives from Professional Services, and UG and PGT student representation.

We are proud that, building on ESALA’s success in 2014, the whole school of ECA has now been awarded the Athena Swan Bronze Award recognising our work to address and support gender equality.


After transferring from the MA Architecture programme, Joe found an interest and excitement for product design and a specific interest in the conceptual areas of design that cross over with other disciplines like synthetic biology and computer science.

Catherine graduated in 2001 and is a visual artist who was writer-in-residence at the Talbot Rice Gallery during the British Art Show 8.

Working at the intersection between art and science is renowned artist, Katie Paterson, who found the programme's lack of boundaries allowed her to develop a cross-disciplinary approach.


Katie Overy reports on the Music alumni heading to Manchester for an opera world first.

Students on the Art, Space and Nature, Composition for Screen and Film & Television programmes have collaborated on a series of seven experimental short films exploring the interconnected ecologies of cities.

For Zidong, studying Design Informatics at ECA presented the opportunity to explore and become familiar with a variety of design research methods while the interdisciplinary nature of the course also allowed him to establish a strong and individual research proposal.

Artist and designer, Siobhan Healy, came to ECA to develop her practice and to explore glass as a medium. Time spent at ECA afforded new opportunities to broaden her research into biodiversity and earth sciences.