Who we are

One of Europe’s leading arts and design institutions, the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) builds on a proud tradition of creative arts education spanning 150 years. Our campuses at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester are home to more than 7,000 students from more than 70 countries studying on courses in art, design, architecture, media and communications.

The University of Surrey is an international university with a worldwide reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It offers students a unique combination of high academic standards, employment success and a prime location in beautiful surroundings, yet with ease of access to London. The university offers a wide range of outreach activities for local schools and colleges as well as community groups.

SEPnet (South East Physics Network) is a consortium of seven partner physics departments at the Universities of Kent, Portsmouth, Southampton, Surrey and Sussex, Queen Mary University of London and Royal Holloway University of London working together to promote excellence in Physics.

Tine Bech is a multidisciplinary artist and researcher who works technology, people and space to create spectacle art projects. Tine worked at the University for the Creative Arts in the Widening Participation department where she developed bespoke project for the wider public.


Kathryn Harkup studied chemistry at the University of York and Nottingham University. Whilst working on her PhD she got involved in science communication and loved it. She worked for the University of Surrey, promoting science and engineering subjects in schools in the south east.


Charlotte Thorley is Director of Outreach for SEPnet, the South East Physics Network, a consortium of university Physics departments across the South East and London who are all involved in LightTAG. She has an MPhys in Physics with Astrophysics and an MA in Art Gallery and Museum studies both from the University of Manchester. She’s passionate about Science, especially Physics, and enjoys developing new ways to get everyone else excited too!


Clare Kelly is LightTAG’s Administrator and will be keeping the blog and Facebook page up to date. Clare works with Tine at the University for the Creative Arts in the Widening Participation department.