it’s my final week here at the School of Art and, oddly enough, it feels like I’m graduating all over again. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here and a part of me wishes it could have lasted a bit longer; but as they say ‘all good things come to an end’ and it’s time for my next adventure. In my last blog entry I’ll be discussing what Georgina, Emily and I have been getting up to in our final week, which includes:
- Continuing the digitization of Erich Retzlaff’s negatives
- Our quick trip to the Vice Chancellor of Aberystwyth’s house
- My time working for the National Student Survey
- Our celebratory tea!
I can’t believe it! It’s the end of my time in Aberystwyth already!
It’s currently week two of my journey in the AberForward programme, so I’m aware I’m a little late with my blog entries – I’m sorry! But being here, back in the place I love and where I was at my happiest, some thoughts have arisen. Continue reading
Last week, the School of Art Gallery welcomed five recent undergraduates who are taking advantage of the University’s AberForward Graduate Scheme. They will be working here for a whole month, getting to know all aspects of museum work and hence, gain valuable experience for their future careers.
Today, four of them will introduce themselves here in their own words and might also contribute more to this blog over the next few weeks:
Sitting at a little wooden desk in a quiet corner of the Reading Room, head buried in a box of art from our collection, you can find me, the new Curatorial Graduate Trainee. I’m Jen, I’ve just graduated in Art History, and I’m the lucky blighter who gets to work on the digitization and management of our collection.