Arts Faculty News
A World of Views
First-class Classics graduate and Senior Policy Advisor, Dillon Patel (BA Ancient History and Classical Archaeology, 2017) shares how Warwick shaped his thinking, the power of soft skills, and how the past isn’t so dissimilar from the present day.
Award-winning film director among University of Warwick honorary graduates
The University of Warwick awarded honorary degrees to a number of outstanding individuals this week as part of its winter graduation ceremonies, including the BAFTA award-winning writer behind the hit ‘Nativity’ films and the former CEO at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).
Birmingham-born Debbie Isitt is an acclaimed screenwriter, director and writer who has proudly championed arts within the West Midlands for many years. She created and directed four films in the hugely popular ‘Nativity’ series, with the first film shot in locations around Coventry and Warwickshire.
In 2005, Debbie won a BAFTA and an international EMMY for her adaptation of the Jacqueline Wilson novel The Illustrated Mum, and has also had notable success in theatre, with Nativity! The Musical’ in its fourth year of touring the UK.
Congratulations to all Faculty of Arts graduates - classes 2020-2021-2022
Warwick Celebrates: 5 - 15 July 2022. Congratulations to all our wonderful Arts students from classes 2020-2021-2022 who are attending the graduation ceremonies this summer. Wonderful to see you all back on campus.