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The Currency of Our Time: Creativity and Enterprise at the University of Huddersfield

Hunt, Emma (2008) The Currency of Our Time: Creativity and Enterprise at the University of Huddersfield. In: Hello Creative World: Entrepreneurship in Arts Education. CMKBU, Utrecht, pp. 82-86. ISBN 978-90-71759-38-3

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    Abstract

    The strongly entrepreneurial orientation of the University of Huddersfield, in the UK, is the subject of this
    article. Section 2 begins with a brief account of Hudderfield’s innovative history, while section 3 summarises the situation today
    in terms of examples and mission statement. Section 4 looks at the belief system and values behind Huddersfield’s success, and
    sections 5, 6 and 7 explain the vital importance to the curriculum of employer engagement and the sandwich year and other
    resources, respectively. Finally, the article concludes that collaborations outside academia are essential in guaranteeing the
    vocational relevance of university teaching.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
    Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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    Depositing User: Graham Stone
    Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2009 17:21
    Last Modified: 28 Jul 2010 19:47
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/5757

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