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We're proud of our alumni and rightfully so. Many of them have gone on to do incredible things.
The Alumni Community is a continuation campus — a home and a network for all of our wonderful graduates. It’s a place to find out what everyone’s been up to and generally stay a part of our creative community. There are some exclusive benefits to be had, too.
The Alumni Community is open to students who graduated from any of our previous titles (The Arts University College at Bournemouth, The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, and Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design) and, of course, our current one.
Best of all, you don’t have to do anything to join — you automatically become a member when you graduate. Although, to ensure you don’t miss out on the Alumni communications please ensure you keep your details updated.
Though you might’ve finished your studies with us, your creative journey doesn’t end at Graduation. You’re a very special part of what makes us AUB. As your knowledge, talent and skills continue to grow and develop, so too does our outstanding reputation for world-class arts teaching and learning.
We invite our exceptional students to share in every single one of our successes, and by joining our graduate network, you’ll remain right at the heart of our creative community.
From award-winning screenwriters to Turner Prize-worthy photographers, AUB has been the backdrop for plenty of creative careers.
Simon is an Oscar-winning screenwriter who studied Film and Television at the AUB in the late 1980s/early 1990s.
Edgar Wright has directed critically acclaimed films such as Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead and Baby Driver.
BA (Hons) Fashion Alumna Twinks Burnett is a fashion stylist, creative director and accessories designer.
Wolfgang Tillmans is a critically acclaimed photographer who has been published in magazines such as i-d and Vogue.
Peter Cook received an Honorary fellowship in 2008. He originally studied architecture at the Bournemouth College of Art (now the AUB) in
Have a question? We’ve included the answers to some common questions…
Any student who has studied a course or graduated from AUB (or under any of its previous names) automatically becomes a member of our AUB Alumni Community.
You will just need to provide us with your personal details if these have changed after graduating so that we can keep in touch with you.
If you graduated before 2001, we won’t have your details on our system. You can add your contact information by filling out the form on our Update Your Details page.
If you graduated in or after 2001, you’ll need to log in to reset your password here. The form will ask you to enter your AUB email address, or student number, along with the surname you had while at AUB and your date of birth.
If you are still unable to log in, it may be we have an alternative email logged on our system. If you email email@example.com, we’ll help you reset your password.
Once you have reset your password, please click here to log in.
Becoming part of our AUB Alumni Community allows you to stay in touch with us. We can keep you up to date with all the latest news and events from AUB and your fellow alumni. Remember, we want to hear all about your achievements! As AUB Alumni, there is also the opportunity to get involved with the university and support new students through mentoring, talks and passing on your One Piece of Advice.
Keep an eye out for invitations to Alumni events taking place throughout the year, a great opportunity to meet up with your old friends. You can also access the AUB Job Shop allowing you to view job opportunities and post your own recruitment adverts for other Alumni to view.