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Alumni Amelia Knowlson on 3D Printing and cultural heritage

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management alumni Amelia Knowlson delivered a paper at the Provocative Plastics symposium on the ability of 3D printing to facilitate relationships between museums, communities and companies.

She tells us about her journey:

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Acting alumni at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

BA (Hons) Acting graduates have produced the show ‘Beyond Expectations’ for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

AUB Alumni, Jessica Levinson Young and Joseph Rynhart, worked alongside 5 other AUB Actors on the innovative re-imagining of Great Expectations.

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Graphic Design alumnus creates real life Disney characters

BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumnus Jirka Väätäinen has re-created Disney characters in real life.

Jirka’s real life Disney characters came to life whilst still studying at AUB, but his work doesn’t stop there. Since graduating 2012, Jirka has gone on to work for Helsinki based advertising agency, Folk Finland Oy, as well as travelling to Australia and working freelance.

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AUB Named First Toon Boom Animation UK Centre of Excellence

Toon Boom Animation have named Arts University Bournemouth as the first UK Centre for Excellence.

AUB has been recognised as a powerful incubator for preparing graduates for the animation marketplace.

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Beyond Expectations: The untold story of Estella Havisham

BA (Hons) Acting graduates are putting on ‘Beyond Expectations’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

This summer Untold Theatre presents ‘Beyond Expectations’, an innovative re-imagining of one of Dickens’ classic tales. This new production goes beyond the beloved novel, Great Expectations’, and tells the story of Estella Havisham.

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Graphic Design students win two D&AD New Blood Awards

Final year BA (Hons) Graphic Design students, Hilda Kortei and Sam Pittman, have won D&D New Blood Awards.

Hilda Kortei, who won a white pencil, produced a response to the Pantone – ‘Paint your town colourful’ brief. Titled ‘Colourful Accents’, her aim was to create a colourful identity generated from the people of Croydon themselves, showing diversity, but also, unity.

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Visual Communication Students win D&AD New Blood Awards

Final year BA (Hons) Visual Communication students have been nominated in the D&AD New Blood Awards.

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Make-up student secures job on the set of Coronation Street

Final year BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance, Natalie Allan, has secured a job working on the set of ITV’s Coronation Street.

Natalie beat over 500 applicants to the post of Make-up Trainee, and will start her new role in July. Since her initial application, Natalie has endured face to face interviews with the makeup department, completed a make-up application and worked on set for a day.

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Katherine Newbury wins Costume Society Competition

Final year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance and Design student, Katherine Newbury, has won the Costume Society Competition.

Katherine’s winning entry is a reconstruction of an Embroidered Linen Jacket, worn by Margaret Layton, from Janet Arnold’s Patterns of Fashion 1560-1620.

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Film students win at Kodak Student Film Awards

BA (Hons) Film Production students have won multiple awards at the Kodak Student Film Awards.

The students won three awards, over various categories, for their short 30 second commercials. Film Director, Sir Alan Parker, presented the awards on stage to the winning students.

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New Blades success for Modelmaking students

BA (Hons) Modelmaking students have won multiple awards at this year’s New Blades show.

The final year students showcased their work at the annual model makers recruitment fair, where they received eight out of the eleven awards. The work on display ranged from a hand carved Viking throne, to a lumberjack with 15 eyebrow expressions.

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