The Hypermedia Research Centre is a research
group composed of academics, artists, artisans, designers and writers.
We are based in the School of Media, Art and Design at the University
of Westminster University in London, UK.
It is home to the MA degree in Hypermedia Studies. See LEGACY, the alumni site, to find out what ex-HRC
students are doing now and explore samples of their work produced on the course.
Staff and students from the HRC appeared at the lastCybersalon event,
'New Media Education' on Thursday 17th June at the
Over the past decade, new media degree courses
have proliferated across higher education. Cybersalon casts a critical
eye over the priorities and purposes of these courses. Is their
primary purpose to equip students with the skills needed to get
a job in the new media sector? Or should they concentrate on providing
students with an opportunity for experimentation and exploration?
These and other questions were examined
at the New Media Education Cybersalon.
This event was accompanied by ‘Diaspora’: a show of current
work by students and alumni of the MA in Hypermedia Studies.
THE MA HYPERMEDIA COURSE?