Winchester School of Art is proud to be one of the UK’s leading art schools and part of the world-renowned University of Southampton, a founder member of the Russell Group universities. Our research-intensive environment and international student body provide a rich ground for interdisciplinary thinking and making at the nexus of art, science, technology, and culture.

The University of Southampton is placed in the top 1% of universities worldwide, currently ranking in the global top 100 (QS World Rankings). Based at our Winchester campus, right in the heart of this historic city and nestled in green parkland, one hour from London, Winchester School of Art (WSA) is a dynamic centre for art and design research and enterprise that currently educates over 1500 students across undergraduate, taught post-graduate, and doctoral programmes. Take a look at our beautiful campus here.

WSA has an established history of over 150 years of creative education, research, and professional practice, and stands as one of the UK’s oldest art schools. The school comprises three cognate academic departments; Art & Media Technology, Design, and Fashion & Textiles, across which cuts an inclusive and well supported research and enterprise infrastructure, and an exceptionally resourced team of technical specialists and instructors who run a range of accessible, high-specification workshops, labs and studios.

Committed to supporting our teaching and research community we are open to hybrid working models. We afford full consideration to applicants who wish to work flexibly including part-time and those who have taken a career break. Proud to be a founding signatory of the Athena Swan gender equality charter we hold an institutional Silver award.

As a university we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports, and retains exceptional students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world. We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating an environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

As well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance and additional university closure days. We will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)*, subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts.


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