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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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Textiles Graduate designs stroller for Mamas and Papas

Textiles Graduate designs stroller for Mamas and Papas

2014 BA (Hons) Textiles graduate Sophia Chan has been selected as the winner of the Mamas and Papas ‘Style a Stroller‘ project. Her design will now be sold in store.

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AUB students build a Crowd

On site agency, Crowd have been working with students from across the AUB to win several awards for innovative communication work.

Their latest project – ‘Build a Crowd‘ saw the agency work with students from BA (Hons) Film Production to produce a series of films that define audience engagement.

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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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AUB Prospectus wins European Excellence award alongside global brands

Arts University Bournemouth’s prospectus wins Gold European Marketing Excellence Award alongside Adidas, MTV, Volvo, Heineken and Sky.

Arts University Bournemouth’s (AUB’s) unique prospectus won Gold at the European Marketing Excellence Awards in Paris last week – the only University to pick up an award.

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Music Architecture Poole

Elegance Fabrication and Locus makes… Arpeggios Create Archipelagos


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Costume Alumni create dresses for Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter and Cate Blanchett in ‘Cinderella’

Several BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design alumni have worked on Disney’s 2015 remake of Cinderella.

Lucy Anderson, Kim Pickering, Naomi Bonner, Grace Cheetham and Michaela Kimber all worked on the film.

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Arish Hut

BA (Hons) Architecture student Faris Ihsan has created an ‘Arish Hut’ on the AUB Campus.

The Arish is used as houses for the Bedouins (people of the desert) in Oman at the Wahiba Sands, in the Sharqiya Region. The Arish is made from the harvest of palm leafs.

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Karrot Animation win BAFTA

Karrott Animation, set up by Animation Alumni Jamie Badminton, Tim O’Sullivan (2002) and Sarah Gomes Harris (2006) have won a BAFTA for their animated Cbeebies series ‘Sarah and Duck’.

The team won ‘Best Pre-School Animation‘  – and thanked the audience by unfolding a huge sketch of Sarah and Duck.

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design students design new SMINT pack

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have won a national competition to design the new ‘SMINT‘ packaging.

On Nov 14th the top 25 short-listed entrants in Smint’s ‘Design our Cover‘ competition attended a private view where they saw their designs on show to industry professionals, journalists, judges and retail buyers at The Deck, The National Theatre, London.

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Graphic Design student designs Pump Aid poster

BA (Hons) Graphic Design student Mike Smith has won a competition to design a poster for a ‘United Nations’ sponsored ‘World Toilet day’ for Pump Aid.

Pump Aid’s current programmes are improving access to safe, sustainable water for rural households in Malawi. Through partnership with communities they also safeguard health through better hygiene and sanitation practises and support entrepreneurial approaches to water supply, helping them to move beyond water and achieve lasting empowerment and sustainability.

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kscope, our gift to the curious — is a year old today!

At AUB, we like to see things differently, to look at the world from different angles, to ask, “what happens, if?”

A year since its launch on November 5th, what happened was a feature on the App Store’s front page, over 60,000 downloads on almost every continent, and even a talk at Apple!

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