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Dame Darcey Bussell awarded AUB honorary fellowship

Britain’s most loved dancer, Dame Darcey Bussell DBE, has described AUB as the “leading educational institution in the creative arts” after taking part in its graduation ceremony

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Drawing, the Start of Every Practice

For some time, drawing was thought to be a dying practice. Fortunately, today, this age-old tradition is making a drawn-out but undeniable comeback.

It’s been several decades since drawing classes were no longer considered important enough for British art college courses. A skill that involves drawing from casts, life models and prints alike, many institutions, including AUB, are reintroducing this wonderful practice.

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Fashion Students Collaborate with the RNLI Upcycling Life Jackets

Earlier this year, second and third year BA (Hons) Fashion students were offered an exciting opportunity to work in collaboration with the RNLI, upcycling life jackets that had once saved...

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BA (Hons) Interior Architecture students scoop 3 Creative Conscience Awards

Russel Gagg, Course Leader for BA (Hons) Interior Architecure and Design is delighted to announce that Level 6 students, Julia Mulders, Claire Armstrong-Gautier and Shumirai Eleazor...

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Award winning AUB film Pardaa receives success at Film Festivals

AUB production Pardaa is achieving great success at film festivals.

Written and directed by MA Film Production student, Kajri Babbar, the story follows an Indian-Muslim girl secretly sacrificing her religious morals in the need of money.

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AUB partners with National Writing Day

Arts University Bournemouth has become an official partner of National Writing Day.

Described as ‘a celebration of writing creatively’, National Writing Day is a collaborative initiative between First Story and partner arts and literacy organisations across the UK. It is supported by Arts Council England and Old Possum’s Practical Trust.

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Fine Art student selected for exhibition at University of Exeter

MA Fine Art student, Carrie Mason, has been selected to showcase her work at The Observatory: perspectives on landscape, society and spirit exhibition at the University of Exeter.

Carrie’s drawing, Luna 1.9.6, 2017, will be among artworks on display at the exhibition until 18 June 2017.

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Alumnus directs West End play

AUB Film and Animation alumnus, Richard Elson, has directed West End play, Held.

Set in a modern UK prison, the story explores the desperate, broken lives of five inmates and the chains that bind them.

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Dance students celebrate A Day of Dance

BA (Hons) Dance students celebrate A Day of Dance, a collection of performances and events.

On 27th April, students came together to perform across the AUB campus.

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Graphic Design students collaborate with Movember Foundation

Second year BA (Hons) Graphic Design students had the opportunity to collaborate with the Movember Foundation, as part of AUB Human. 

Movember are committed to helping men live happier, healthier and longer lives and they aim to address some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention.

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Costume student takes part in The Complete Freedom of Truth project

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design student, Daisy Tweed, recently visited Tuscany for a two-week project as part of The Complete Freedom of Truth.

The Complete Freedom of Truth (TCFT) is an international, youth-led project with the ambition to develop global youth citizenship through culture and the arts.

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Graphic Design student wins prestigious packaging competition

Level 6 BA (Hons) Graphic Design student, Emily Braybrook, has won the prestigious packaging competition brief set by Joyo Bank Ltd. based in Mito City, Ibaraki and supported by British Council.

The brief, set to UK Universities, was to package a new powder format Japanese Tea developed by Makinohara.

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