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Student and professional artwork in Alumno schemes

Both the Manchester and Bermondsey schemes, which Alumno completed earlier this month benefitted from artwork which had been submitted to the Photo North 2022 student photography competition. As well as being chosen as finalists in the competition the students will now know that their work now displayed in the buildings will go on to inspire […]

Calling All Student Photographers – New Free Competition

  Calling all Student Photographers! Once again, Alumno have teamed up with Photo North Festival to bring you this new and exciting photography competition, along with exhibitions, talks, Q&A’s, screenings and so much more. Photo North Festival are seeking outstanding photography from remarkable UK based students that explores the concept of Identity. There are no […]

Autumn Review 2021: Brighter Days Ahead

The end of 2021 is fast approaching, and with December right around the corner we look back through autumn and the amazing progress our up and coming schemes have made, as well as the awards and nominations for past schemes. August and September may have been quiet but we have sure been loud in October […]

Monthly Review: Progress of New Projects

July has been quite a month for us, as our new sites get underway We started the month in Birmingham as our site was recently granted planning permission. We’ve been working with Writing West Midlands to engage the city’s new poet laureate, Casey Bailey, as lead poet on the development’s proposed Poetry Garden. Bailey has […]

Birmingham Poet Laureate to lead on Dogpool Lane Poetry Garden

Following the recent granting of planning permission for purpose-built student accommodation and landscaping to regenerate a currently disused site on Dogpool Lane in Birmingham, the developer Alumno has worked with Writing West Midlands to engage the city’s new poet laureate, Casey Bailey, as Lead Poet on the development’s proposed Poetry Garden. Bailey has also agreed […]

Monthly Review: End Of Year Wrap

As we finally say goodbye to the year that was 2020. We take a look back on our highlights that we have achieved during this difficult year. The launch of our Park Hill Font –  The unique font celebrates Park Hill in all its glory; The public has the choice of two versions; Park Hill […]

Purchases of Artwork by local students

THE UNION, LEAMINGTON SPA – GRADUATE ART “Alumno has given me the opportunity to expose my work to new audiences as well as encouraging me as an emerging artist to have belief and confidence in the value of my practice. This support offered by Alumno has been invaluable to me as an artist.” Robert Meredith, […]

Celebrating the Completion and Occupation of Béton House, Park Hill

Alumno and Whittam Cox are celebrating the completion of Béton House ( – a unique student living offering in Sheffield city centre. Béton House is the third phase of the redevelopment of Park Hill and provides accommodation for 356 students which includes townhouses and a number of 2- and 4-bedroom apartments, and studios. Alumno has […]


Congratulations to the finalists of our photography competition in Park Hill, Sheffield in conjunction with Photo North Festival and Homes for Students who were announced last night via twitter Over the coming weeks we will showcase each finalist (in no particular order) on our webpage and socials. Click the link here to check out the […]

Calling All Sheffield Student Photographers

Calling all Sheffield student photographers! Alumno have teamed up with The Curators and Homes for students to bring you this Exciting competition, masterclass and event. Details are on the poster. To book a place email Photo North 2020 Student Photo Competition Poster

Alumno / SPACE studios / Goldsmiths Bursary Winner 2019

It is the wonderful time of year when all the creativity in the art schools around the country is celebrated with the students degree shows. A particular highlight of the degree show season is the awarding of the Alumno / SPACE studios / Goldmsiths University of London bursary. Out of many applications one graduate receives […]