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Phoebe Coleman

Phoebe Coleman is a first-year BA (Hons) Visual Communication student.

We asked her to document her experience of moving away from the big, busy city to the sunny, south coast. Here’s her journey…

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Turlin Moor Youth Centre Photography Project

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography students have been working with Turlin Moor Youth Centre.

The 4 week project was part funded by Poole Housing Partnerships LTD and AUB.

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A giant retro ghetto blaster will be seen on the roads of Bournemouth for the next academic year, thanks to an innovative bus design from AUB.

Unveiled today, the wrapped 11m x 4m double-decker bus has bass speaker cones for wheels, a tape deck between its windows and is covered with over 80 dials, switches and speakers. The long top window takes the place of an AM/FM radio display.

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Drawing Studio and Student Services building win RIBA South West Award

Both the CRAB Drawing Studio and the Student Services Building have won at the RIBA South West Awards 2016.

The Drawing Studio was designed and completed by renowned architect and AUB alumnus and Honorary Fellow, Professor Sir Peter Cook RA and his office CRAB (Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau). It was officially opened on 3rd March 2016 by Dame Zaha Hadid who closed her speech with “I simply love this building.”

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AUB students celebrate Bournemouth Student Pride

Students from AUB have taken part in Bournemouth Student Pride celebration.

The LGBT event, which took place on 23rd February, saw students from AUB, Bournemouth University and Bournemouth and Poole College come together to celebrate.

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New AUB Bus celebrates the journey from A – B

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) have designed a new bus livery on the dedicated Uroutes, as part of the university bus service, in partnership with Bournemouth University (BU) and more bus.

The new bus, which is covered in variations and interpretations of the letters A and B, celebrates AUB’s commitment to helping students on their creative journey from A to B.

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Prime Minister of India unveils Photography student’s book

BA (Hons) Photography student Radha Datta has been working on a coffee table book with the State Government of Madhya Pradesh documenting the history of Ujjain in India and what the Mahakumbh means to the city.

This week the book was unveiled by the Prime Minister of India.

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Charlotte MacKay

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management student.

“I am Dorset born and bred so I have a slightly biased opinion of the beautiful county! After spending most of my childhood growing up in various places, I was excited to find a University in my hometown offering the course I wanted to complete. I’m a country girl, so having no city in Dorset is perfect, if you don’t mind the hustle and bustle of a city; London is a short two-hour train journey away.

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Olivia Spencer

BA (Hons) Acting student.

“During my final year at college I was really unsure about whether to go to University or Drama School to train in Acting.

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‘The Message’ Foundation show

Students from the Fashion, Costume, Textiles and Illustration Foundation course pathways have exhibited work they had to post to their tutors.

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