The University of Sussex School of Media, Arts and Humanities Undergraduate Showcase is an exciting annual event that celebrates the talent of our students.
The Showcase provides a platform for students to share their creative projects with the wider community. From captivating photography, to experimental video and thought-provoking soundscapes, the Showcase will feature work from a wide range of subjects and disciplines.
This year’s Showcase will also include talks from Professor of Digital Culture and Dean of the School of Media, Arts and Humanities, Kate O’Riordan, and talented composer and Sussex alumni Matthew Sheeran.
We hope you will join us in celebrating the incredible achievements of our students.
Tuesday 30 May 2023 (opening)
Venue and exhibition doors open from 2pm
Welcome Address from Kate O’Riordan from 6pm
Talk from Matthew Sheeran from 6.15pm
Film and animation showcase screenings in auditorium 7pm - 9pm
Guest speaker, Matthew Sheeran biography:
Matthew Sheeran, talented composer, Grammy-nominee and Sussex alumnus, has been announced as a guest speaker for this year's Undergraduate Showcase 2023!
The School of Media, Arts and Humanities Undergraduate Showcase is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of students from across various subjects within the School.
This year's Undergraduate Showcase will take place in the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, inviting the wider community to view, interact with, and experience the student's creative projects. From captivating photography, to experimental video and thought-provoking soundscapes, the Showcase will feature work from a wide range of subjects and disciplines.
Among the guests in attendance will be Matthew Sheeran, an internationally-renowned composer. Matt graduated from the University of Sussex in 2010 with a BA in Music, and has gone on to lead a successful career in composing. Matt's compositions span a diverse range of musical genres, and he has worked closely with various high-profile names – such as Stormzy, Taylor Swift, Nelly Furtardo, Andrea Bocelli, KT Tunstall, Dua Lipa and Lizzo.
Matt has also worked in collaboration with his brother, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, on various occasions. In 2017, Matt spent time arranging one of Ed's upcoming albums, and in 2021, Matt, Ed and singer Taylor Swift worked together to produce the hit song 'The Joker and The Queen.'
Wednesday 31 May 2023
Venue and exhibition open from 10am - 9pm
Music performances in auditorium from 6pm
All are welcome, free entry, no need to book
Dates & Times
Tuesday 30 May, 20232:00pm
Wednesday 31 May, 202310:00am
free entry, no need to book