Ambitious and passionate about their subjects, students in media, film and TV production know what they want from their courses. This definitely includes access to the right equipment. In a recent poll of over 80 students, we asked why their institutions’ investment in media equipment is so important. Students’ three top answers were:
1) It’s essential for student employability
2) It supports the best learning outcomes
3) It enables us to have the very best creative output
These students are very much focused on how to make the best start in their future media careers as well as having massive enthusiasm for the creative scope of their subjects. Many students stressed the importance of having access to ‘industry standard’ equipment. Competence in certain kit and software is considered essential for developing the best employment prospects for entering the media industries – so resources have to be industry standard...