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Museum of Design in Plastics wins HEFCE funding

The Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP) at Arts University Bournemouth has been selected to receive £76,625 funding for 2017/18 from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

HEFCE praised MoDiP for being a museum that makes a unique and significant contribution to national and international research and scholarship, alongside the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University and the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford University.

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MArch student designs wallpaper for WestBeach

Master of Architecture student, Ece Selimoglu, has designed and produced a wallpaper for local restaurant WestBeach.

Ece designed the wallpaper as part of the Architectural Research Methodologies unit. 

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Opening of Lucienne Day exhibition in TheGallery

Yesterday saw the formal opening of TheGallery’s exhibition Lucienne Day: Living Design, with a panel discussion followed by a private view.

The panel was chaired by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Emma Hunt, and included Chancellor Sir Christopher Frayling, Dr. Jennifer Harris and Lucienne and Robin Day’s daughter, Dr. Paula Day.

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12 Days of Creativity 2016

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Christmas Closure Times

AUB would like to wish all of our creative community a happy holiday!

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Commercial Photography alumnus on life after university

James Stopforth is a BA (Hons) Commercial Photography alumnus, who graduated from The Arts Institute at Bournemouth (AUB) in 2009.

We caught up with him to find out more about life after university, which has included shooting with iconic British fashion photographers – and the royal family.

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The Ghost of Mr. Dickens

In January 2017, Untold Theatre will be producing an exciting piece of new writing, The Ghosts of Mr. Dickens, which will tour theatres and community venues across the UK.

Untold Theatre was founded three years ago by BA (Hons) Acting graduates, Jessica Levinson Young and Joseph Rynhart.

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Animation Alumni work on ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’

BA (Hons) Animation and MA Animation Alumni have worked with Lupus Films on We’re Going on a Bear Hunt which will air on Christmas Eve, Channel 4 at 7.30pm.

A festive treat from the makers of ‘The Snowman and the Snowdog’ the 2013 sequel to ‘The Snowman, the programme is an animated adaptation of Michael Rosen’s much-loved book, featuring Olivia Colman, Pam Ferris and Mark Williams.

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Funding support for EU students

European Union students applying to university for the 2017/18 academic year will still have access to student funding support.

The government announced that EU students applying to English universities for the 2017/18 academic year will be eligible for student loans and grants for the duration of their course.

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Film alumnus wins high profile industry award

Sound recordist and BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus, Simon Bysshe, is part of a sound team that won a Royal Television Society award.

The team was nominated in the Royal Television Society’s ‘Best Sound’ category in the Craft & Design Awards for their work on the crime drama television series,The Tunnel: Sabotage. 

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Lecturer’s film wins Best Local Film at Birmingham Film Festival

A film directed by Marek Budzynski The Turtle and the Sea won the award for ‘Best Local Film’ on Saturday, at the Birmingham Film Festival.

The film tells the story of a Chinese Kung Fu master, who travels to England to try and raise money for his mother’s heart operation.

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