Aspire provides the opportunity to gain an experience of undergraduate study within the School of the Arts + Digital Technologies delivering an insight towards the wide-ranging career progression opportunities spanning the creative sector.

Supported by Greater Manchester Higher, Aspire provides a wealth of on campus and virtual events including conference days with industry speakerstaster workshopsstudio and workshop toursportfolio reviews and annual competition briefs.

We are excited to launch this year's ASPIRE Calendar of events and look forward to welcoming you to Bolton School of the Arts + Digital Technologies soon...

Once you have viewed our launch presentation please scroll to the bottom of this page to access Events and the Competition.

Launch Event


Presentation Slides


Click below to view our Competition + Events pages


Aspire gives you a taste of undergraduate study so, if considering a career within the creative or performing arts, design or humanities, this is a great initiative. 

To find out more about future ASPIRE events please contact:




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