Graduated from Lord Grey: 2008 (GCSE), 2010 (A-Level)
Art qualifications achieved at Lord Grey:
GCSE Art & Design, GSCE Creative Textiles (Top 10 student in the UK in both qualifications) A-Level Art & Design
Did you pursue any further education?
Kingston School of Art, Kingston University, BA (Hons) Architecture, Upper Second Class
Master of Architecture (MArch) with Distinction
Current job title/future aspiration:
Part II Architectural Assistant
Part-time Lecturer, Department of Art & Architecture, Kingston School of Art
My future aspirations include completing my PART III qualifications this year which is the last step in the process of becoming a chartered architect. I would also like to continue to develop my practice of architecture through working in the industry, teaching and writing.
What did you learn whilst studying in Lord Grey Art Department that was valuable to you beyond school life?
Studying at Lord Grey taught me the importance of hard work, determination and continued experimentation. I was encouraged to look widely and think critically about my art practice, traits which undoubtedly had a positive impact on my work as a university student and in my role as a professional in architecture today.
What do you remember most about studying at Lord Grey?
I remember the generosity of my tutors and peers. Their willingness to go above and beyond to help you achieve is unquestionable.
What advice would you give to Lord Grey Art students?
Be brave, continue to experiment and develop your ideas and trust your intuition. Set yourself goals and strive to achieve them.