News and blogs

This page brings together articles written by or about the learning community here at Schumacher College and Dartington Arts School. We are open to submissions from all members. If you are interested in contributing please contact will.kemp@dartington.org.

Gaia and the origins of Schumacher College

Gaia and the origins of Schumacher College

Following on from the sad news of the death of James Lovelock, we've delved into the archives and Dr Stephan Harding's own memory banks to reflect on the impact the founder of Gaia has had. Below is a recording of a conversation with Stephan out in the gardens at the...

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Adapting to heat waves with resilience isn’t enough

Adapting to heat waves with resilience isn’t enough

With record temperatures posted in the UK already this summer, we consider what an ecological design thinking approach can bring to the table in our collective efforts to respond and adapt to more frequent heatwaves.The recent heat wave has led to many commentators...

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New Arts and Ecology podcast kicks off

New Arts and Ecology podcast kicks off

In April this year, the MA Arts & Ecology returned to Dartington with a renewed focus on the development of arts practice in the context of the climate crisis. Now the team behind the masters programme have launched a new podcast about the vital role art and...

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Satish Kumar to Receive the 2022 Goi Peace Award

Satish Kumar to Receive the 2022 Goi Peace Award

The founder of Schumacher College, Satish Kumar, is to receive the Goi Peace Award later this year in recognition of his lifelong dedication to campaigning for ecological regeneration, social justice, and spiritual fulfillment

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Student Accommodation Fees Reduced

Student Accommodation Fees Reduced

As part of our continuing efforts to make studying at Dartington more affordable, and in recognition of the costs that students face today, we are reducing our postgraduate accommodation fees by 30% for the next academic year.

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Clearing 2022

Clearing 2022

Throughout the summer, we will be fast-tracking applications for our BSc Regenerative Food and Farming at Schumacher College.

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Finding a better wheat for the future

Finding a better wheat for the future

Our horticulture team at Schumacher College are taking part in trials through the South West Grain Network to find new strains of wheat that are grown more effectively in our climate. We catch up with Michael Cooper, one of our horticulture interns this year to find out more…

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