Advice is a major part of the soundtrack to life in the creative industries. One Piece of Advice Alumni magazine brings you the best ideas, stories and inspiration from the creative community at Arts University Bournemouth.
I've always loved being by the sea, and I wanted to go to a university near the beach. A good friend of mine, and later business partner, Dave Kane was at AUB and really enjoying his time there. I looked around the campus on an open day and...
MA Animation graduate Dr. Joe Sheehan speaks to us about his time on the MA Animation course, completing his PhD and the career it has led him to.
BA (Hons) Illustration alumnus, Tom Hovey, graduated from AUB in 2006, and has achieved a tremendous amount since! We caught up with Tom about his time at AUB and illustrating one of the UK's most popular television shows.
BA (Hons) Modelmaking alumnus Mark Yeo has embarked upon a successful career since graduating from AUB in 2015. Here he talks about his experience.
Ciara Baron graduated from BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design in 2016. Here she talks about her time at AUB and what she's been up to since.
After studying for a foundation diploma at AUB, Emma Caswell graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015.
She now works as junior gifts designer for Lush, tasked with creating the packing for some of the world’s most ethical and innovative cosmetics.
BA (Hons) Fine Art alumnus and former Student Union President Dan Broadbent isn’t afraid of a challenge. In 2015, he curated Bournemouth’s second Emerging Arts Fringe festival. He explains how he showcased almost 500 artists through 150 different events.
Liv and Dom Cave-Sutherland graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015. They have since established an international craft brand under the name Liv & Dom, creating and selling quirky (and mainly nude) characters.
They explain what it’s like to build a brand and work together as identical twins.
In 2016, she was shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Art Prize.
After graduating in 2014, she went on to win the ‘Fashion Styling and Creative Direction’ award at Graduate Fashion Week.
With a successful Kickstarter campaign and a proven pop-up cycle café under his belt, BA (Hons) Fine Art graduate Daniel Armstrong explains how he brought Velo Domestique — Bournemouth’s first cycle café — to life.
Josh Kay and Jamie White graduated from BA (Hons) Graphic Design in 2014. Working under the moniker of The Syrup Room, the pair have designed everything from bikes with pyrotechnics, to trendy East London bars.
For their latest trick, they partnered with local business, THAT Group, and BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design students to build Bournemouth’s Christmas ice rink.