Award - 4/6 - Arts University Bournemouth

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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AUB receives quality mark for care leavers

Arts University Bournemouth has been awarded the prestigious Buttle UK Quality Mark in recognition of its commitment to young people in and leaving care.

Created by Buttle UK – the largest grant-giving organisation in the country directly supporting children and families living in poverty – the charity awards the Quality Mark to colleges and universities which commit to support a young person who has been in care, to access further and higher education and successfully complete their studies and achieve their ambitions.

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Start up success for the Egg Den

A group of students from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) made it to the national finals of the Young Enterprise Graduate Start-Up Scheme in May, following their university’s first venture into the renowned scheme which has been running for over 50 years.

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AUB Student Winners for Royal Television Society Student Awards

A group of Film Production graduates from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) are celebrating after their graduate film, ‘Dancing in the Ashes’, was awarded the prestigious Royal Television Society Television Award for Undergraduate Fiction at the Awards Ceremony on 17th May.

The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, celebrate the best in student television from across the UK. Chaired by Pat Younge, Chief Creative Officer, BBC Productions, the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Awards are judged in four categories: Fiction, Entertainment, Factual and Animation. The Awards Ceremony was attended by key industry figures, students and tutors

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’10 Most Wanted’ at the Museum of Design in Plastics

The Museum of Design in Plastics at the Arts University Bournemouth in partnership with Brighton University and Adaptive Technologies Ltd has been awarded over £119,000 from the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts for a project entitled ’10 Most Wanted’ to create an interactive game to encourage members of the public to interact with the museum’s 10,000 artefacts.

Using a concept based on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted website, this project will encourage the public to hunt down ‘missing information’ about cultural artefacts. Outcomes will include an open–source platform and best practice guidelines for game–based crowd sourcing in the arts sector, and an intellectual property rights framework with reusable templates for integrating user–generated content into professionally curated collections.

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Drama UK Recognition for Acting Course

Drama UK the organisation which champions quality drama training in the UK has awarded one of its brand new quality marks to the BA (Hons) Acting course at Arts University Bournemouth.

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AUB courses receive industry accreditation

Seven creative degree courses at Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) have been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, the industry kitemark of quality, following a rigorous assessment process by experts working in the Creative Industries. The Creative Skillset Tick is awarded to practice-based courses which best prepare students for a career in the industry.

BA (Hons) Digital Media Production, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Commercial Photography, BA (Hons) Make Up for Media and Performance, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Film Production and BA (Hons) Modelmaking have all received the ‘Tick’ kitemark by Creative Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for the Creative Industries. These courses join AUB’s existing accredited provision in BA (Hons) Animation Production, Drama UK’s recognition of the BA (Hons) Acting course and the RIBA Part 1 accreditation of the BA (Hons) Architecture course.

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Fashion students awarded Beales scholarships

Seven fashion students from The Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) received Beales Scholarships this week in front of an invited panel of guests including Nigel Beale, the ex-chairman of the AUB, Tony Brown, the CEO of Beales, and Professor Jim Hunter, Deputy Principal of the AUB.

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A creative year of success

Over the past academic year, students from The Arts University Bournemouth have created some innovative, creative pieces of work that have been recognised at Award Ceremonies and by industry experts worldwide.

From Milan Abad’s Illustration work being selected for The Ting Tings new album cover in March, to Film Production students winning four awards at the Kodak Student Commercial Awards in May; it has been a busy year with some great outcomes. Below is a round-up of the most recent successes for our talented students, highlighting their innovative designs and their unique talent in such a competitive creative environment.

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