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AUB Human Events

AUB Human connects designers, architects, filmmakers and other creative practitioners who share a desire to bring about positive change for global good.

AUB Human Events

AUB Human is delighted to showcase some of the events we run on campus that address the global goals for sustainable development and prompt us to consider how we can work together for a better future both personally and through our creative practices.

Events have included the annual AUB Human symposia, the Bestival Sustainability challenge, VFX Women in Industry as well as events run by the AUBSU Green Team such as tree planting and the spring beach clean.

Upcoming events

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Wild Women

Wild Women is a celebration of creative-critical practitioners involved in raising awareness about environmental issues. Exploring the...

Past events

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AUB Human presents: The Climate Crisis and Creative Practice

The arts can play a critical role in addressing the climate crisis. They can raise public awareness about...

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Interior Architecture and Graphic Design students work with Activate Dorset for Green Space Dark Skies

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture Design and BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have worked together for the Green Space Dark Skies project.

People cross a bridge set up around trees at night. A large glowing planet is visible in the centre.

AUB students exhibit alongside Luke Jerram’s Gaia at Moors Valley Country Park

AUB Graphic Design and Interior Architecture Design students have exhibited their Future Forest installation at Moors Valley Country Park

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AUB Human proudly supports: Earth Day 2021

Earth Day is an annual global event that aims to raise awareness of climate change, global warming and the ecological crisis...

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AUB Creative Futures Fest: AUB Human Careers Day

Explore how to build a career within a range of socially, ethically or sustainably driven companies at AUB's Creative Futures Fest

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New Narratives in Plastics and Being Me: Plastics and the body

Two exhibitions taking part inside AUB Museum of Design in Plastic as part of AUB Human New Narratives

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AUB Costume staff and students are helping to end period poverty

Costume and Performance Design staff and students at AUB have manufactured and sent hundreds of sanitary hygiene packs to The Gambia

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AUB Human Lockdown Takeover

Second year BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are taking over the Instagram account for the AUB Human Lockdown Takeover

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AUB Human Presents: Sustainable Futures

AUB Human is also delighted to present Sustainable Futures from 24 February 2020 – 1 April 2020 in South House to accompany the 2020 events.

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AUB brings UN Summit Pollution Pods to Dorset

New York’s UN Climate Action Summit, artist Michael Pinsky’s ground-breaking Pollution Pods will now be seen on Brownsea Island in Dorset.

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AUB Human presents an exhibition of: Weapons of Reason

AUB Human presents an Exhibition of: Weapons of Reason

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BA (Hons) Illustration students take part in poster workshop day for the Greenpeace Summer Jam Festival in Boscombe

Creativity does not need big resources to benefit the maker, the environment and the community

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Innovative Futures 2018

Innovative Futures brought together industry speakers and students from the AUB for a symposium of talks, workshops and more...

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AUB Human connects artists and creative practitioners who share a desire to bring about positive change for global good

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AUB Human Symposia

AUB Human hosts an annual symposium which has welcomed a range of speakers from industry practitioners, AUB staff, students and alumni

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AUB Human Awards

AUB Human is pleased to showcase its achievements from across the university that demonstrate excellence in sustainable creative practice