Undergraduate Open Days

Undergraduate Open Days

Presenter(s): Escape Studios

Join our upcoming Escape Studios undergraduate Open Day to explore our central London campus, meet our expert tutors, and hear from our current students and Escapees.

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Book your place at our June Open Day

What to expect

  • You'll hear from alumni who now work at the likes of Industrial Light & MagicDNEG and PlayStation London Studio
  • You can meet current students to learn what it's really like to study with us... (it's great!)
  • You can get top tips to create a standout portfolio (it's not as scary as you think!)
  • You can attend subject talks hosted by our expert tutors, to learn what course is right for you.
  • Explore our central London campus and check out our industry-standard facilities.

Please make sure you have carefully read through the Health and Safety Information before attending our Open Day.


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Finding us

We're based in Holborn in central London, surrounded by London's top creative studios.

Just a 2 minute walk from Holborn tube station which runs on the Central Line and a 5 minute walk from Tottenham Court Road which runs on the Northern Line.

190 High Holborn,

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Can't make it?

If you're unable to make our next on-campus Open Day on Saturday 25th June, we have various alternatives which will provide an insight into studying with us:

  • We'll also be livestreaming the talks during the June Open Day so can tune into remotely. Book your online place and we'll share the joining details nearer to the time.
  • Bookings are also open for our Saturday 24th September Open Day, so you choose the date that works best for you.
  • You can sign up to our On-demand Open Day to learn more about Pearson Business School and access content whenever suits you.
  • Join us at a Taster Day to try before you buy. 

Meet your tutors 

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Alex Williams, Head of Animation


Alex has had over 25 years working in the animation industry, as well as 20 years experience working and teaching in higher education.


  • He's worked on films including: The Lion KingRobotsThe Road to El DoradoWho Framed Roger Rabbit and The Iron Giant
  • Alex also has his own awesome animation blog

Find out more

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Game Art

Christian Avigni, Game Art Tutor


Christian has been teaching new creative talent for the past 6 years.


  • Created assets for the racing game Formula Fusion
  • He's written numerous published books about the software Unreal Engine

Find out more

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Visual Effects

Mark Spevick, Head of 3D VFX


Mark has over 10 years experience working in the industry and 6 years working in higher education and teaching.


  • Mark has worked on every Gilliam film from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus
  • He worked with the director on Zorro and Mask of Zorro
  • He supervised on the set of Casino Royale

Find out more

About Escape Studios

The creative world is home to one of the UK's fastest growing industries and the demand for talent is sky high. We want to help you, as part of the next generation of budding artists, explore your creative skillset and land a job on this future-proof path.  

  • Learn the skills you need to graduate studio-ready with one of our undergraduate degrees in AnimationGame Art and Visual Effects. You may be asking, but how?
  • We're ranked 1st in the UK for Visual Effects and Animation Production Excellence and for Game Design by The Rookies.
  • We’re also Rookies Certified School, which means you'll get access to the most up-to-date and industry-relevant training. 
  • Get taught by expert tutors, as part of the first Unreal Engine Authorized Training Center in the UK.
  • Study within a Houdini Certified School and benefit from expertise in teaching industry software Houdini and get exclusive access to webinars and real-time feedback sessions.
  • Pearson College London is in the top 10% in the UK for its graduates of full-time degree programmes entering full-time employment, compared with former full-time students of other institutions.*

*Contains HESA Data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2021. The Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data.

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Important information

Please ensure you have carefully read through the Health and Safety Information below before attending the Open Day.

Disability access

Please contact us via hello@pearsoncollegelondon.ac.uk no later than 3 days before the event to let us know you request disability access to the building.

Book your place 

Simply fill in the form below to book your place at one of our upcoming Open Days. 
You'll receive information about the event schedule and details in the run up to the event.

Please note: every attendee is welcome to bring one guest to join them at the Open Day.

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Pearson College London is committed to providing equal opportunities. We will always make reasonable adjustments where possible to enable candidates to access our Open Days and Taster Days. If you require support at our event, please email us at hello@pearsoncollegelondon.ac.uk

On-demand Open Day

Discover Escape Studios and access content whenever suits you. This page is bursting with resources: 

- Find out more about our links with industry
- See what our current students have been working on
- Hear from our alumni 
- Virtually take a tour of our campus
- Watch videos to discover top tips for your portfolio