12 week Metaverse Scholarship, Ten awards of up to £5,000 and Freelancer Fortnight by Pervasive Media Studios
Learn how to stream live events into the Metaverse with our new Bristol scholarship
Condense are offering up to 8 young Bristol creatives the opportunity of a lifetime. You’ll learn how to stream live events into one of the world’s most exciting new technologies, the Metaverse. The successful applicants will take part in a 12 week programme, full of rich and intensive study, completely funded through the scholarship.
Who are Condense?
Condense is on a mission to bring the world’s live events to the Metaverse. Their technology enables artists and performers to livestream events in real time as 3D video (volumetric video). The content is streamed into Unity and Unreal game engines, delivering completely new engaging experiences to people playing in online and console games, AR and VR. With Condense, the Metaverse is about to get real.
My World Scholarships
The MyWorld Scholarship supports home (UK) fee paying students who live in Bath (BA) and Bristol (BS) postcodes who are from underrepresented groups in Higher Education, to access taught undergraduate or postgraduate study linked to the creative technologies industry at the following universities:
- University of Bristol
- Bath Spa University
- University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
- University of Bath
Ten awards of up to £5,000 (pro-rata for the amount of credit they are studying) are available in 2022/23 and will be paid against the student’s tuition fees for either an undergraduate or postgraduate taught degree programme, as a fee reduction/waiver.
Successful applicants will need to be enrolled and engage on either an undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme, studying either part-time or full-time. The programme of study must be linked to the creative technologies industry and be offered at either the University of Bristol, Bath Spa University, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) or University of Bath. The scholarship will only apply for 2022/23, irrespective of the duration of the course.
From 5th – 16th September the PM Studio will be hosting ‘Freelancer Fortnight’ It’s a 2 week programme of workshops and events that are all free to attend for Creative Freelancers (any artform, any level of experience) We’re particularly interested in engaging with freelancers working with climate practice and/or community focus within their practice.
We also have a limited number of £50 bursaries available to attend workshops (first come first serve, no questions asked). We have an access budget so if you’d like to request BSL interpreters, captions or any other access services, please do just get in touch using the email on the web page.
If you are interested in any of our candidates please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss. If any of you are looking for jobs then feel free to send us your requirements and we can put you on our candidate list.
Job(s) of the Week
There are some top jobs from our clients wanting to make a difference and ensure that they reach out to recruit a more diverse workforce. Please take a look and contact them if you are interested as often companies are open to discussing other openings with potential candidates also. For now, check out all of the jobs on our jobs board and get in touch if you want to reach out to our members at email@example.com.
We’re on holiday for Workshop Wednesdays now but will continue this week on the 16th of August with the online events:
… it is the summer holidays and no one normally does tech conferences in the summer (we could be wrong obs!)
Others coming up that we have spotted you can find here.
As a suggestion from one of our lovely members (Thanks Gabs #1!), we have also set up a “buymeacoffee” page for those wanting to give us a small thank-you. Check it out here.
Women’s Tech Hub products
The candidates page advertises the skillsets of the women we have looking for roles in the area (and some of our male allies).
Jobs Board for those wanting to advertise specifically to our members in the area – check it out here.