Another wild year!

Students from Dudley College’s Evolve campus are set for a second wild year at DZG!

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A partnership between DZG and Evolve launched in Spring saw 44 Photographic and Graphic Design students put together amazing images for a series of posters spreading the message about our vital conservation work.   Their artwork culminated in a competition with cash prizes and winning images were displayed across site during Summer.   Head of Media and Communications, Jill Hitchman, said: “The project was a huge success and we were so impressed by the standard of work that we have set up a five-year programme with DZG-Evolve.  

“Now we have a whole new set of students and the programme is starting all over again!”

The project also includes Media students working on a series of animal-themed promotional videos.

Jill added: “This year we have extended the programme to include work by advanced Fashion and Textiles students, who will be putting together an exciting project in the New Year.   

“There’s a lot going on and we hope to have some more fabulous work to display across the site very soon.”

•Second year photography students (from left) Kathryn Kear, Daniel Clee, Emily Gallie, Tia Lloyd and Ruth Gadd called in on site to see their handiwork on display – pictured above with DZG staff Assistant Curator Richard Brown, Head of Media and Communications, Jill Hitchman, and Section Leader Birds, Kellie Piper.