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    Made in Middlesex

    13/03/2017
    Middlesex University has launched Made in Middlesex, showcasing students, staff and alumni such as former fine art student Joe Joyce who won a boxing silver medal at Rio 2016

    Middlesex University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tim Blackman said: “Our students never cease to amaze me with their spirit and determination. Despite the challenges many of them face, they succeed and prosper at Middlesex before going on to make such a difference in the world."

    It was officially launched at the University on 9 March with an exhibition of striking photography, clips from each of the contributors’ stories as well as posters and wall vinyl on display. You can view the speeches from the event below:

    Rio 2016 silver medal winning boxer Joe Joyce, 31, features in the campaign and the former fine art student speaks glowingly about his time at Middlesex. He said:  “When I was at Middlesex, I was juggling training to be an athlete with doing my degree and making my paintings.

    “It was great having that opportunity to mix sport and art. Before I came here, I was like every other young person: struggling with what I wanted to do with my life. I was good at art and I was good at sport but Middlesex University helped me to find myself and my style".

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