Where Are They Now – Njoki Coleman

What did you study and when did you graduate? MA TV Journalism, Dec 2017 What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I was a video creator. I filmed and edited some of the volunteer of the month videos as well as the CEN8Kids final performances. What was the most useful thing you learnt by…

Student Highlight – Julio Rodas

We were delighted to attend the final degree show of our amazing volunteer and BA Design student Julio Rodas.  Julio has been with us over the past three years and created many new designs for CEN8’s brand as well as for our website.  Here Julio talks about his brilliant final project. After 3 years of…

Meet the Professionals – Steve West

1.  What’s your job title? Director/Animator 2.  How would you describe your job? I use illustration and animation to communicate ideas from people or companies to the public in an accessible and (hopefully) entertaining way. It may be a scientist explaining their thoughts on dark matter, a tech company describing how artificial intelligence is used…

New Girl in the City – The Final Chapter

By Promita Guha Here’s the final update on the New Girl’s experience of London after she arrived from West Bengal to study for her Master’s at Goldsmiths. In the first article of the series, we learned about the New Girl’s initial impression of London, before we then saw her grow closer to her flatmates in the second instalment, and enter…

Volunteer of the Month: Jungeun

Jungeun Lee, BA Media and Communications student, tells us via this amazing animation all about her volunteering at CEN8.    

Let’s Talk About… STEM Subjects

By Danielle Desouza For those who are unaware of what the acronym STEM stands for, it is science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It is a term that encompasses and promotes these fields. They are predominantly filled with males, but why is this? Stereotypically, males have been linked to STEM fields, whilst females have been linked…

Exhibitions We’re Excited about | May ’18

Another month, another round of incredible art! Block Universe 2018 [26 May 2018 – 3 Jun 2018] “International performance art festival Block Universe returns to London for its fourth edition beginning on Spring Bank Holiday Weekend (26 May to 3 June 2018) with a 9-day programme of performances, workshops, talks and film screenings.” Read more…

Articles We’re Loving | May ’18

There’s nothing better than London in the sunshine! It’s the best time to grab a good book or those articles you’ve bookmarked and have a lazy read in the sun! So, with that in mind, we’ve found 3 great articles for you to do just that:   In ‘The rise and fall of the illustrated…

The Book Club – Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Review by Helena Barrell In her sixth novel, Hot Milk, Deborah Levy manages to capture the most mundane of everyday events and transform them into eye-catching analogies and symbols through her strange and beautiful prose. The novel begins when the narrator, 25-year-old Sophia Papastergiadis, drops her laptop on the concrete floor of a beach bar….