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Stellenbosch Student wins at the Cape Town International Animation Festival

Over the weekend, Lene van Heerden was awarded the best production as an individual in the tradigital category for the student awards at the Cape Town International Animation Festival!

To both Lene and her lecturer Daniela de Lange – well done! We are so proud.

You can see some more pictures of the event below, as well as the winning film itself.



Stellenbosch Academy Student Named as a Finalist in the Sony World Photography Awards

We are proud to announce that Morgan Mulholland has been shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Organisation Awards Student focus. From all the global entries for this category, Morgan is one of only 10 Finalists and the only African finalist – we couldn’t be happier!

This is now the fifth year in a row that our Photography students have been shortlisted for the awards – testament to the hard work of our students and our lecturers alike!

To learn more about the Sony World Photography Awards click here.

And to see more of Morgan’s incredible work check out his website here.

Stellenbosch Academy at the Cape Town International Animation Festival

The year is only beginning and already our students are doing amazing things!

Lene van Heerden, Nicolas Hulley & Justin Kingwill were just announced as nominees in the student awards for the Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF). Well done everyone! The awards ceremony takes place on the first weekend of March and we can’t wait to see how they do!

To learn more about the CTIAF and follow our students’ journey, you can check out their website here.

Second Year Students work with The Futures School

Our second year students have been doing a three week project with The Futures School, with the aim of proactively planning and creating the future.

So far, it’s been an amazing process – with inspiration, hard work and new ways of thinking really helping our second years to expand their minds and think more critically about their place in the world as future creative professionals.

To learn more about The Futures School, check out their website here.