Higher Education In this section Studying higher education Innovate 21 Competition Programmes Foundation degree programmes Top-up degree programmes Masters degree Professional qualifications Higher Apprenticeships North East Institute of Technology Research & Scholarly Activity Student life HE Information Students construct innovative design Our art & design students get the best experience Find out about the exciting activities our art & design students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham. Related information Students enlightened by Lumiere workshops Art and design students have been learning first-hand about producing a large-scale art festival from the experts at Artichoke. Visual arts student produces a winning design FdA Visual Arts student wins competition to have her design displayed as an installation at this year’s Lumiere festival. Portfolio building day at the Baltic Our art and design students attended a trip to the Baltic for a portfolio building day. Amsterdam Trip Inspires Art and Graphic Design Students Students from FdA Visual Arts and FdA Graphic Design visited Amsterdam. New partnership with the Wood Pile Durham We have formed a new partnership with the Wood Pile to ensure our students get adequate work experience opportunities. Students construct innovative design Visual arts and construction students worked with Gentoo Tolent to produce a mural for a new housing development site. DS x 16 Exhibition Our higher education art, design and graphic students showcased their work during an exhibition held at the College. Empty Shop Luke Roberts, art degree student, exhibited his work at the Empty Shop creative arts venue.