Everyone stayed in and we started collecting details for the years we chose. In the end we just uploaded the same post on our collective blog for all the research information http://lccin2011.wordpress.com/ and created a lot of material to work with:
Previously In 1962 renamed the London College of Printing (LCP) and moved to a new campus at Elephant & Castle.
1964 – the tower block was built, became property of UAL in 1965
1964/65 -saatchi college of distributive trades
3 April – The Who tour 1965 performed at London College of Printng (Elephant and Castle)
Tomás Graves, son of poet Robet Graves, took course in 1972, so i think he graduated in 75.
a bit before The Design and Management extension at Elephant and Castle, today known as the Design Block, officially opens.
a little after 1976- Neville brody
The London Institue (forefunner of UAL) was formed
a bit before The London Institute’s Taught Degree Awarding Powers are approved by Privy Council.
a bit after 1996 – The London College of Printing and Distributive Trades is renamed as the London College of Printing.
2008 – The debate on the Future of the Creative Industries takes place at London College of Communication in June. A prestigious panel including Eidos Creative Director Ian Livingstone, former Secretary of State for Education Estelle Morris and experts from online publishing, film, finance and education come together to discuss the recent government strategy around nurturing creative talent in the UK.
2009Bonnie Wright started attending LCC – Film and Television Production Manager
In May, PR agent and author Mark Borkowski come to the College for a PR Futures talk about fame, talent and celebrity scandal. Later on in the year, Turner Prize winning artist, Grayson Perry and documentary photographer and photojournalist, Martin Parr visit LCC for The Big Conversation. Their animated discussion is telecast live into the College’s new gallery space.
Award-winning graphic designer Morag Myerscough curates and designs the identity for LCC’s Summer Shows under the theme ‘Power of Ten’. The work is created to reflect LCC’s typographic, print and design heritage, transforming the College and encompassing the creation of a new piazza area outside called ‘The Triangle’.
LCC’s new cafe Typo opens in the College’s Eckersley space to a warm reception from staff and students alike. Typo creates a relaxed new environment for people to meet, drink coffee and collaborate on creative projects.
LCC Alumnus and co-founder of global advertising firm Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Sir John Hegarty returns to LCC to talk to a crowded lecture theatre about advertising and his experiences in the industry. The lecture is webcast around the world and visitors queue in the College afterwards to get signed copies of his new book. Watch the webcast on Youtube.
London College of Communication hosts the first International Student Film Festival in London (SFFL) in February with over 80 films showing from 38 countries.