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Students collaborate on AUB Productions

Join our third year BA (Hons) Acting students for their Autumn productions, held in the Studio Theatre on our head-turning campus.

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AUB Fashion Lecturer on Fur in Fashion

BA (Hons) Fashion Lecturer, Elena Crehan, joined Katharine Saunders from Southampton Solent and presenter, Sasha Twining, on BBC Radio Solent to discuss attitudes to using fur in fashion.

The piece followed Gucci’s announcement yesterday that the brand would be dropping fur from their new collection, replacing the items with synthetic replacements. The decision has been described as a ‘game changer’ in the industry.

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Lucienne Day exhibition opens in Vertical Gallery, Manchester

Lucienne Day: Living Design, an exhibition curated by AUB’s Deputy Vice Chancellor Emma Hunt and Paula Day, opens today in its second location: Manchester School of Art’s Vertical Gallery.

The exhibition is part of Design Manchester 2017, the city’s fifth annual festival of design, with talks, exhibitions, workshops, films, fairs and parties.

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AUB’s Cube to make an appearance at Arts by the Sea Festival

This weekend, Bournemouth’s annual Arts by the Sea Festival returns with the theme of Plastic Beach.

AUB’s Cube will be joining Arts by the Sea’s lead open call and world premiere installation, ‘Turning the Tide’, by artist Mick Stephenson.

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Graphic Design Network Event and internships at AUB

Earlier this year BA (Hons) Graphic Design students had the opportunity of showing their work to industry professionals at a Network Event held at AUB.

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AUB attends Lord Norman Foster’s ‘Future is Now’ Forum in Madrid

Earlier this year, AUB students and staff from BA (Hons) Architecture and BA (Hons) Modelmaking visited Madrid with the Norman Foster Foundation, for the inaugural 'Future is Now' Forum.

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AUB ranked Top Modern University in the region

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has just been voted the highest-ranked modern university in the Southwest by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

This follows £17m of improvements completed between 2014 and 2016, which included the first drawing studio to be built at a UK art school for 100 years.

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AUB’s new Innovation Studio Facility

AUB has submitted planning for a new state-of-the-art Innovation Studio to help support and develop the digital and creative industries.

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BA (Hons) Illustration alumnus Tom Hovey on illustrating The Great British Bake Off!

BA (Hons) Illustration alumnus, Tom Hovey, graduated from AUB in 2006, and has achieved a tremendous amount since! We caught up with Tom about his time at AUB and illustrating one of the...

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AUB Industry host first ‘Meet the Maker’ workshop with South Hand Crafted

AUB Industry introduced their first in a series of workshops to offer participants the opportunity to use campus workshop facilities and learn a new skill.

AUB industry work to the promote and facilitate AUB led programmes that support local industry, as well as student employability and entrepreneurship. The outreach programmes encompass a range of activities, from research and innovation match-funding, industry access to an array of creative, digital and maker studios, as well as project collaboration with staff and student groups.

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AUB commits to never invest in fossil fuels

Arts University Bournemouth is delighted to announce its commitment to never invest in fossil fuels.

This commitment is part of a global effort, led by the NUS Divest-Invest campaign, to encourage all UK universities and colleges to move investment into renewable energy providers.

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AUB Students take first place at the Kodak Commercial Awards

'The Greatest Adventure of All' tells the story of an aspiring female astronaut who is seriously ill. In an advertisement for the British charity Rays of Sunshine, students wanted to convey...

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