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Modelmaking Graduate, Emily Parker Goes Viral!

When Arts University Bournemouth BA (Hons) Modelmaking graduate, Emily Parker uploaded a time-lapse video of her final year project to Facebook, she never could have imagined that she would...

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AUB alumna, Yasmin Smith: Senior Designer

Yasmin Smith studied BA (Hons) Textiles at AUB, graduating in 2014. She joined Blendworth Interiors as a Design Assistant in 2015 and has since been promoted to Senior Designer

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AUB Dance: An Interview With Lawrence James And Holly Burridge

Arts University Bournemouth’s BA (Hons) Dance course celebrated its first graduating cohort this year and what a successful year it was

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AUB Alumnus, Andy Ryan: Official Olympic Photographer

Andy Ryan studied BA (Hons) Photography at AUB, graduating in 2013. Since graduating, Andy quickly found his style as a sports photographer, landing his dream job as Official Olympic Photographer for Team GB. Andy has photographed a variety of events, most notably Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Winter Olympics in South Korea earlier this year.

We visited Andy to hear about his time capturing behind the scenes moments with Team GB, and what it’s like to get up close and personal with the world’s best athletes.

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CALLING ALL ARTS, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS AND GRADUATES – BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS THROUGH THE SORRENTO DESIGN PROGRAMME

Architecture, design and arts students and graduates are being urged to take up a unique opportunity to boost their skills with a two-week programme in Italy.

Arts University Bournemouth is delighted to be working with the Sorrento Design Programme, based in the Bay of Naples, to allow students and graduates to expand their skills, both through practical and app-based methods.

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Costume alumna Ciara Baron speaks about her experience at Motown: The Musical

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.

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Animation alumni releases new book

A new animation book called Animation in Context was released by Bloomsbury on the 8 September.

The book  was written by Mark Collington who worked as a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Animation Production Course from 2004-2006, and also studied on the old Animation HND from 1997-1999.

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Have You Got Four Candles? Alumnus book brings Poole history to life

BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumnus, James Addison, is delighted to have released his first book, exploring inside one of Britain’s oldest hardware stores.

The book goes behind the scenes at W.E. Boone & Co – well known locally for its Aladdin’s cave interior filled with unexpected delights. Addison documents its 195 years of heritage that includes scandal, fire and the effect of two world wars. James worked with Photographer Rose Duffy who graduated from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2011.

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One Piece of Advice podcast with Andy J Ryan fresh from Rio 2016

One Piece of Advice offers advice for the next generation of creatives from the community at Arts University Bournemouth.

Episode three of the podcast features 2013 BA (Hons) Photography alumnus, Andy J Ryan.

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The Bard meets Brexit: Alumni tour ‘The Tempest’

Untold Theatre was founded by two BA (Hons) Acting graduates Joseph Rynhart and Jessica Levinson Young.

This Autumn they are collaborating with another theatre company, Yellowbelly Theatre (Will Hobby and Grace Noble). Together, they are touring a production of The Tempest across the country – to theatres, community venues and places of education.

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Costume, Vis Com, Film & Acting collab on #ShakespeareSuperhero

What if Superheroes were around in Shakespearean times?

The BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has transformed DC Comic superheroes such as Batman, The Joker and Catwoman and reimagined them as Shakespearean characters in full Jacobean costume complete with ruffs, patterned silks and ornate cuffs and collars. The project is to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on 23rd April 2016 and to celebrate the release of two DC movies this year – Batman v Superman in March and Suicide Squad in August.

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Modelmaking alumnus creates replica of Iron Age shield

Armoury Modeller, Tom Hughes, who graduated from BA (Hons) Modelmaking in 2015, made the papers this week for the replica Iron Age shield that he created for a museum in Lincoln.

The project was part of Tom’s final year project, when students pursue a design brief from an external client. Tom approached The Collection in Lincoln about any upcoming opportunities.

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