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

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 Competition and look forward to welcoming you to Bolton School of the Arts + Creative Technologies  for one of our conference days and other events soon...

Please scroll to the bottom of this page to access the Competition section.


Presentation Slides

Introduction to the portfolio of programmes delivered across the school and ASPIRE competition.


Click below to view our Competition  

Competition deadline extended to 28th April, 2023


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. 

We offer taster sessions including tours and workshops, one to one and group led course advice, and portfolio building guidance.

Additionally, we are happy to visit your college to deliver all the above so please don't hesitate to get in touch.

To find out more about future ASPIRE events please contact:




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