Alumni News and Features

Great stories inspire people. The following ones are about our Alumni, the awards they’ve won, the things they’ve done and their journeys so far…

AUB’s Cube – Collaboration on every Corner

Alumni Inspire / Story / Industry News in Campus – Published 16th Jun 17

AUB has created a new platform to showcase its students’ creative output with the installation of the cube, a piece of art in its own right which showcases images of over 400 pieces of work.

The 3 metre by 3 metre construction, which currently sits in the middle of AUB’s beautiful campus, greets those who attend the University’s Summer Shows this year and its Open Day on Saturday.

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Alumnus directs West End play

BA (Hons) Animation Production / Film Production Alumni Course news / Industry news – Published 1st Jun 17

AUB Film and Animation alumnus, Richard Elson, has directed West End play, Held.

Set in a modern UK prison, the story explores the desperate, broken lives of five inmates and the chains that bind them.

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Visual Communication alumni contributes to Creative Digest

BA (Hons) Visual Communication Alumni Course news – Published 10th May 17

Since graduating last year, BA (Hons) Visual Communication alumni, Saskia Everard, has become a regular contributor to the online professional resource, Creative Digest.

With the tagline “using graphic design & illustration freelancing to take her to unexpected corners of the world“, Saskia writes articles sharing her experience and wisdom, covering topics from freelancing and how to get paid right, to how to find more inspiration in your creative work.

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BA (Hons) Visual Communication alumni featured in IdN Magazine and Website

BA (Hons) Visual Communication Alumni Course news – Published 9th May 17

A group called The Work in Progress Collective, made up of AUB alumni are featured in the current edition of International Design Network Magazine (Vol23 No6), focussing on Pattern in Illustration.

WIPC’s approach grew from a fundraising collaboration between staff and students on BA (Hons) Visual Communication for the Summer shows 2016. They created prints and pattern books using polymer plates overlaid to explore variation. Read more about the work in progress collective. 

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Workshop at Goldsmiths University

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Student / Staff Graduate in Residence Blog / Course news – Published 4th May 17

Fine Art Graduate in Residence, Sian Hutchings presented a workshop, as part of Sound of Memory Symposium along with The Noematic Collective from AUB, at Goldsmiths University.

The Sound of Memory Symposium explored creative works and ideas situated at the interface of composers working in acoustic ecologies and artists working within social ecologies, where the primary engagement is a form of sonic ethnography. The overarching thematic is an exploration of how individual and cultural memory resonates in the shaping of social space. The symposium explored the broad domain of acoustic ecologies and soundscape’s engagement in place.

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Graduation animation wins at Rising Star Film Festival

Full Time courses / Higher Education / Undergraduate / BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production Graduate / Alumni Course news – Published 28th Mar 17

2016 graduation animation Wendell’s Advantageous Adversity has won third place in Canadian student film festival Rising Star.

The annual festival was created by the Robert Thirsk High School Film Club students. It grew out of their passion to make fun and interesting films and videos.

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