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 Human presents: Who Cares?

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student / Staff / Alumni Course news / Industry news / Inspire / Engage – Published 24th Feb 17

Who Cares? is a series of talks, workshops and a one day symposium, bringing together award winning industry speakers, alumni and students from the Arts University Bournemouth.

Who Cares? will explore how designers can make a positive difference to the lives of others and use their skills as a force for global good. This series of events aims to inspire and challenge designers to consider their own obligation towards social, ethical and sustainable design. The focus of the talks will be to share information, practice and philosophies, and demonstrate the potential for creativity to address the global issues we face today.

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Graduate animation selected for screening at ANIFILM

Full Time courses / Higher Education / Undergraduate / BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production Graduate / Alumni Course news / Industry News – Published 22nd Feb 17

International Festival of Animated Films (ANIFILM) has selected the work of recently graduated BA (Hons) Animation students for the International Competition of Student Films.

The animation, entitled Phone, will be screened at the festival, which takes place from the 2nd to 7th May 2017 in the city Třeboň in Southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic.

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Graduate in residence blog: Invited to talk at Making Space

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Staff Graduate in Residence Blog – Published 8th Feb 17

I was invited by Making Space (a community-based arts organisation) in Hampshire to talk about my practice at their bi-monthly networking lunch.

As the lead craft organisation in Hampshire and the only visual arts organisation funded by Hampshire County Council, Making Space initiates opportunities for new networks and partnership working to raise the profile of craft. This includes working with local arts organisations and contributing to regional and national developments around craft and community engagement.

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Graduate in residence blog: Workshop with Southdowns College

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Workshop Graduate in Residence Blog – Published 8th Feb 17

Sonic workshop at Southdowns College

It was really exciting for me to have the chance to run a workshop with my old college class. I studied my Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at Southdowns college before coming to AUB and it was through that course that I became more aware of my future aspirations as a practicing artist. The art department at Southdowns is home to a superb set of lecturers that not only encouraged my educational development but also inspired me to pursue my aspirations.

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Graduate films nominated for RTS Awards

BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production / Film Production Graduate / Alumni Course news / Achieve / Industry News – Published 1st Feb 17

Films and Animations from both BA (Hons) Animation Production and BA (Hons) Film Production have been nominated for the Royal Television Society Student Awards, Southern Region.

BA (Hons) Animation Production’s animated short, Kamigami, will be competing in the Animation category against entries from University for the Creative Arts and Bournemouth University.

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Interior Architecture alumna on KTM Design

BA (Hons) / MA Interior Architecture and Design Alumni Course news / Make – Published 16th Jan 17

Katie Thomas studied both BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design and a Masters in Architecture: Spatial Practices at AUB. Last year she teamed up with AFC Bournemouth Footballer, Tyrone Mings, to start up KTM Design Studio.

She talks about how their Interior Design and Architecture company, which specialises in high-quality commercial and residential design, has developed over the past year.

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Commercial Photography alumnus shoots for Nike and Grey Goose

Foundation Diploma / BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Alumni Course news / Make / Industry news

Mitch Payne studied FdA Commercial Photography at AUB, and has since gone on to create work for brands internationally renowned brands.

He talks about working on campaigns for the likes of Nike and Grey Goose.

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