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2016/17 Yearbook

Here, we gather together the highlights of the academic year

Degree Shows

Catch up on Degree Show stories


A number of Creative Unions posters laid out on the ground

Creative Unions

We launched an initiative to demonstrate that creativity must operate across borders – geographical, social and disciplinary

Three cityscapes next to each other, 'Top 50 Global Fashion Schools 2016' is written at the top
Fashion - Business of Fashion

Business of Fashion

Central Saint Martins named leading global fashion school by Business of Fashion for second year in a row

Central Saint Martins


We launched an innovative MBA in partnership with Birkbeck, University of London



Design Against Crime worked on an award-winning project that took design thinking into Serco’s HMP Thameside prison

Handmade sign with 'Ikea school' written on it

Tate Exchange

Fine Art took over a floor in Tate Modern's fifth floor to present an alternative art school for the public

Oura in motion
Oura in motion

Rethinking with Renault

MA Industrial Design partnered with Renault to rethink the car interior for future self-driving vehicles

Three woman stood at the entrance of a Futuro House
COMMUNE project


A stellar year for Foundation which went spanned from Ofsted’s “Outstanding” to outer space

Photograph of man in white clothes and hat standing outside illuminated by a fire at night
Celebrated the centenary of clay at Central Saint Martins.

A centenary of clay

We celebrated a century of clay and ceramic design at Central Saint Martins

Quantworm Mine Posters no text

Winning Worms

A cross-disciplinary student duo won the first international Biodesign Challenge

Hellos and goodbyes

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Rob Kessler

Rob Kesseler

After four decades at the College spanning life as a student, technician, tutor and UAL chair, Rob Kesseler talks to us about his career in ceramics

Willie Walters
Willie Walters

Willie Walters

We said goodbye to the wonderful Willie Walters, following 24 years teaching at the College and 18 years as director of the Fashion programme


David Jackson

We welcomed a new Course Leader to BA Acting, from Birmingham School of Acting

Alex Warnock-Smith and Andreas Lang
Alex Warnock-Smith and Andreas Lang

Alex Warnock-Smith and Andreas Lang

Starting the year with new Course Leaders in both BA and M ARCH: Architecture, we took the opportunity to chat over the programme’s newly published manifesto

People gathering around a wall of paintings
Show One: Art (photo: John Sturrock)
Normal to Dissent., Installation View, Lethaby Gallery, 2018. Photo: Belinda Lawley
Central Saint Martins 2016 Degree Show Two
Central Saint Martins 2016 Degree Show Two