Stef Blum-Stevenson (MFA; PGDE)

Widening Participation Officer (ACES)


I lead Access to Creative Education in Scotland (ACES) at the University of Edinburgh, a Widening Participation programme for eligible S4 to S6 students at state secondary schools in the south-east of Scotland. ACES supports young people who wish to study a visual creative subject such as art, design or architecture with events and activities to help them with the application process.


I'm also a proud Committee Member of The Edinburgh Race Equality Network (EREN), a University of Edinburgh network for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) colleagues and allies. Supporting Strategy 2030 to make our University an even better place to study and work. 


  • PGDE Secondary - Art and Design, University of Edinburgh
  • Master of Fine Art – Contemporary Art Practice (with Merit), University of Edinburgh 
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Sculpture, 1st (with Distinction), Alanus University, Alfter, Germany