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Inspire - 6/9 - Arts University Bournemouth

Architecture students visit CIG to see Drawing Studio creation

BA (Hons) Architecture students have visited the CIG Architecture works in Stralsund, Germany, where the new Drawing Studio designed by Sir Peter Cook (CRAB), is taking shape.

CIG Architecture appointed by AUB is the world leader in 3D forming of all types of metal plates and profiles and offers integrated solutions to international architects and engineering companies.

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Morag Mysercough runs installation workshop

BA (Hons) Visual Communication had Honorary Fellow Morag Myerscough in to work with students on a half day installation workshop in the VisCom studios.

This was followed by a lecture by Morag who gave students a brilliant insight into her practice and influences.

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Do more than teach: Inspire – AUBSU ‘Thank You’ Awards

The AUBSU Thank You awards recognises those particular staff members who go above and beyond their roles at AUB.

Students had the opportunity to nominate staff as their chosen ‘thank you’, along with a little reason why they deserve to win. This year we had over 100 nominations with 54 staff members being nominated. 

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“Taking a line for a walk” – A celebration of Drawing

As AUB prepare to install the brand new Drawing studio, this week has been a celebration of the art which sits at the heart of our creative community.

Wednesday 18th March saw a BSO concert at Poole Lighthouse to celebrate the design and construction of the new drawing studio, designed by Professor Sir Peter Cook of CRAB studio who told us:

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Catrina Stewart – Playing the City

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AUB 24 + RNLI – The collaborative live brief

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RIBA validates full 5 years of Architectural education at AUB

The new AUB MArch Part 2 has recently been validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects after they spent two days reviewing the AUB Architecture Courses including teaching, student work, management and facilities.

To become a professional Architect you must complete 5 years of University and a minimum of 2 years experience. A typical pathway includes RIBA Part 1 (3 year degree – BA (Hons) Architecture) 1 year working, then RIBA Part 2 (2 years of MArch) then another year working.

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Animation lecturer on Shaun the Sheep Movie

Richard Haynes graduated in 2003 in BA (Hons) Film and Animation Production from The Arts Institute at Bournemouth – now AUB.

He then worked as a Stop Motion Animator at Cosgrove Hall Films in Manchester, where he remained for 5 years, working on a variety of children’s TV programmes, including Little RobotsFifi and the FlowertotsRoary the Racing CarRupert Bear and Postman Pat. Joining Aardman in 2009, he worked on Shaun the Sheep and the feature film (and special) of The Pirates. He joined Arts University Bournemouth in 2012 as a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Animation Production course.

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kscope up for CIM Award

AUB’s gift to the curious – our kscope App is up for a CIM Award in Innovation.

The CIM Marketing Excellence Awards have been developed to recognise the positive values that effective marketing has on an organisation. This year, kscope by alumni and staff agency Bond and Coyne is up against companies such as  Benefit Cosmetics and London School of Marketing.

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Over half of AUB research world leading or internationally excellent

Over 51% of research outputs at Arts University Bournemouth were deemed to be world leading or internationally excellent. This is the outcome of the Government’s Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).

The results which were published in December show that at least 84% of the outputs submitted were nationally recognised.

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Film Alumnus Nick Rowland up for BAFTA with ‘Slap’

BA (Hons) Film Production alumnus Nick Rowland’s ‘Slap’ has been nominated for a BAFTA for British Short Film in 2015.

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12 Days of Creativity

From creating layers of Cinderella's ballgown for Disney, to BAFTA winning alumni - read some of our favourite stories from our creative community in 2014.

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