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M.Arch Student Melanie Kaviani wins Nicholas Durbridge Award for Collaboration

M.Arch student Melanie Kaviani has won the 2013/14 Nicholas Durbridge Award for Collaboration with her Thesis Project ‘From Ink to Aviary to Simorgh Art Festival’.

The project features a number of collaborations with a professional dancer, an alumnus and third-year students from a number of courses. It was selected for the Nicholas Durbridge Award for Collaboration, which recognises, “a truly collaborative team effort” and, “outcomes which could only have been achieved through such a collaboration between disciplines.”

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Gold for AUB Marketing

AUB Marketing picked up 4 awards at the annual HEIST awards in Manchester  – winning Gold for ‘Best Website’ two years in a row.

The HEIST Awards, now in their 25th year, are the premier UK marketing effectiveness awards for Higher and Further Education. AUB Marketing and graduate/staff partner agency Bond and Coyne and Colour and Thing won:

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Film students win at Kodak Student Commercial Awards

AUB Film Production students won ‘Best Cinematography’ for ‘The Sea’ – an charity advert filmed on 16mm.

‘The Sea’ is an advert for the charity ‘Shelter from the Storm’ – a shelter for the homeless. Winning Best Cinematography, 2nd best in brief and 3rd Best overall, AUB beat off some strong competition from 12 other film schools.  The awards, held in London, were given by the film director Sir Alan Parker CBE.

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Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Bartholomew awarded CBE

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Bartholomew has been awarded the honour of Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Professor Bartholomew received the honour for services to higher education as part of the 2014 New Year’s Honours List.

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AUB win ‘Best Education Campaign’ at Brand Impact Awards

kscope and our creative take on the traditional prospectus caught the attention of judges at the Creative Bloq & Computer Arts Brand Impact awards.

kscope and the House of Cards prospectus were created with AUB Graduate / Staff creative agency Bond and Coyne.

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Leanne Atkin Photography wins ‘Best in Show’

As Preparation for HE courses display latest work, Leanne Atkin from Diploma in Art and Design – Foundation Studies has been awarded ‘Best in show’ for her photographic retrospective exploration of her mothers illness.

Leanne said: “This work was for the body project. I was interested in the science behind the body and mind so I decided to materialise childhood memories of mine relating to my mums illness. I looked at the work of Jo Spence who did self portraits when she had cancer – that sparked the idea.

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‘Tiger is Gun’ & ‘Untitled Blues’ win at Royal Television Society Southern Student awards

Graduate BA (Hons) Film Production ‘Untitled Blues‘ takes ‘Best Fiction’ with BA (Hons) Animation ‘Tiger is Gun‘ taking ‘Best Animation’ on Friday night at the RTS Southern awards.

The awards provide encouragement to the region’s creative talent and highlights the quality of programming and new media content produced in Southern England.

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Alumni Nominated for BAFTA on International Film Tour

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that films nominated in the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories will screen in UK cinemas from Friday 28th February and tour internationally.

Selected screenings will be followed by a Q&A with nominated filmmakers who will talk about their work and creative inspirations. These include two of AUB’s Animation Alumni, Sam Taylor and Bjorn-Erik Aschim in the British Short Animation category for ‘Everything I Can See from Here’ and Film Production Graduate Michael Pearce for ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’ in the British Short Film category.

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MoDiP to exhibit at AHRC’s Creative Economy Showcase

AUB’s very own Museum of Design in Plastics will exhibit at the 2014 AHRC Creative Economy Showcase.

Thanks to an award from the AHRC, MoDiP — the only accredited museum in the UK with a focus on plastics — will run an exhibition stand and 60–minute breakout session focussing on their Ten Most Wanted project and the Imperial War Museum’s Putting Art on the Map.

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Yellow is the colour of success for AUB at D&AD New Blood Awards

AUB was successful at the recent D&AD New Blood exhibition winning the prestigious ‘Student of the Year’ and a Yellow Pencil Award.

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Golden summer for Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth has won two top awards in recognition of its ground-breaking and innovative work.

AUB took gold for Best Website and Best Prospectus from a Specialist Institution at the prestigious Heist Awards for Education Marketing. It also won silver for Best Use of Innovation and Creative Thinking.

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Renowned costume course awarded kitemark of quality

The BA (Hons) Costume with Performance Design course at Arts University Bournemouth is the latest course – and the only Costume Design course in the UK – to be awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, the industry kitemark of quality, following a rigorous assessment process by experts working in the Creative Industries.

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