Entries by Alastair Wells

Happy Holidays!

Hi everyone! I’m coming to the end of my time studying abroad at the University of North Florida as tomorrow is my last full day here. I fly Friday morning and I can’t wait to go home and see everyone again. My parents, sister and boyfriend will be picking me up from the airport which […]


Richmond welcomes team from Thailand university

A delegation of staff and faculty from Srinakharinwirot University in Thailand were welcomed to Richmond this week. Dr Phil Deans and Professor Dom Alessio from Richmond greeted the team including the President of Srinakharinwirot University and discussed a series of potential joint initiatives with them, including exchange partnerships and summer school collaborations.


Screening of students’ work in former BBC facility, The Rotunda

Richard Bevan and Richmond colleagues teaching the Advanced Digital Video, Animation & Motion and Documentary Theory & Production courses arranged a screening of students’ work at HQI in The Rotunda, a former BBC facility, in White City, W12. Professor Alex Seago, Dean, School of Communication, Arts & Social Sciences at Richmond said, “Thanks to Richard […]


Why do so many academics struggle to understand the politics of modern Britain? 

Richmond Professor Simon Goldsworthy has had a blog published by HEPI (Higher Education Policy Institute), an independent think tank devoted to higher education, entitled, Why do so many academics struggle to understand the politics of modern Britain?   Ahead of the UK general election next week, Professor Goldsworthy’s blog sets out to examine why universities have […]


Highly successful ‘Monsters’ symposium

The world of fantasy was explored in a highly successful one day symposium which was held last week by Richmond in a joint initiative with the University of Northampton. This was the eighth annual Richmond-Northampton fantasy conference in which undergraduate students also present, giving them a chance to not only attend an academic conference but […]


Captain Love gives inside track on managing luxury ocean liners

Richmond Business School’s MBA and MA Luxury Brand Management students were recently treated to a luxury themed guest speaker event by an expert in sophisticated ocean travel, Captain Simon Love. Master of two Cunard luxury cruise ships, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, Captain Love is responsible for the safety of guests and crew and is […]

Trip to the Zoo

Hello everyone! I don’t have anything as exciting as going to New York to talk about, but I have been doing some fun stuff! Last week my photography class was invited to Jacksonville Zoo so we could attend a seminar held by a National Geographic photographer! Being able to ask Joel Sartore questions was so […]