We are delighted to be working with the following partners on the Venice Fellowships programme. In collaboration with these universities and arts organisations across the UK, the British Council is offering students and graduates the opportunity to spend a month in Venice conducting independent research, and stewarding and mediating the British Pavilion exhibition. 

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK. Combining quality courses and facilities in the heart of one of the UK’s best student city, NTU offers a student experience that is hard to match.

Twitter: @TrentUni / @ntuartanddesign

Instagram: @nottstrentuni / @ntuart


Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art is a specialist, independent art school offering a range of study across Art, Design and Media – from BA (Hons) Degrees and MA to Extended Diplomas, Foundations and more.

Twitter: plymouthart
Instagram: plymouthcollegeofart
Facebook: plymouthcollegeofart 


Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University is known for its relevant research and knowledge exchange work which focuses on making a positive impact on society, we have widely recognised expertise in health & rehabilitation, sustainable business, and creativity & culture.

Twitter: @QMUniversity


University of Liverpool School of Architecture

University of Liverpool

The School of Architecture at the University of Liverpool is one of the UK's premier centres for architectural research and education. 

Twitter: @LivUniArch

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University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

UWE Bristol is a thriving, modern university, offering a wide range of highly respected courses and employment-enhancing opportunities.



Firstsite is a public contemporary art gallery situated in Colchester, making and showing great art and culture to help all communities be happier and healthier together.



Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery houses the city’s world class collections, from dinosaurs and diamonds to fine art and Egyptology. Twenty galleries and a changing programme of blockbuster exhibitions tell the story of the world from the beginning of time to the present day.

Twitter: @bristolmuseum  /  Insta: @bristolmuseums

Institute of the Arts, University of Cumbria

Based in Carlisle, The Institute of the Arts at the University of Cumbria provides high-quality teaching, learning and research in arts and humanities within the unique cultural landscape of our region but with national and international reach and impact.