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Commercial Photography students collaborate with Morgan Sindall

BA (Hon) Commercial Photography students have been commissioned by construction group Morgan Sindall  to document various additions to the AUB campus.

Charlie Goodge, Gemma Thompson, Rebecca Milles, Will Ablett, Erin Sharp and Sam Bentley all worked to capture the projects.

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Graphics Senior Lecturer designs Eurotrash for Channel 4

The iconic Channel 4 show Eurotrash returns on Friday June 17th at 9pm presented by Antoine de Caunes and Jean Paul Gaultier.

 As the British nation prepares to vote in the European Union referendum on 23rd June Eurotrash returns with an édition spéciale to remind us of the many, varied and occasionally alarming cultural delights enjoyed by our European cousins.

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AUB students win at Royal Television Society Student Awards

AUB students are celebrating after winning in the national Royal Television Society Student Television Awards 2016.

The award for Undergraduate Drama went to Tehzeeb, worked on by Pietro Novello, Alexander G. Simpson, Phoebe Fleming, Claudio Borges Santos and Marcus Parker Wood.

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Fashion win at Graduate Fashion Week

BA (Hons) Fashion have had success at Graduate Fashion Week 2016.

Emily Reid won the Drapers Fashion Publication Award for her project ‘If Not Now’.

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Illustration alumnus designs for Ardbeg Whiskey

BA (Hons) Illustration alumnus and AUB Visiting Tutor, Robin Mackenzie graduated in 2013 and has since been creating prints for books, products, magazines and a wide variety of exhibitions and shows.

Robin was approached in June 2015 by Ardbeg Whiskey distillery to create illustrations for their new special edition whiskey, Ardbeg Dark Cove.  The brief was to design four wood engravings that told the story of the smuggling past that led to Ardbeg’s origins as a distillery on the Scottish island of Islay in 1815.

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Commercial Photography capture New York for British Airways

In February 2016 BA (Hons) Commercial Photography visited to New York to capture the city for British Airways High Life.

High Life asked a group of first year students: “If you’re a photography student trying to make your name, how do you ensure your New York pictures stand out?”  They were then asked to describe how they got their shots.

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Photography student wins APHE bursary

Final year BA (Hons) Photography student Dan Milbourn has won the APHE Photo Meet Bursary.

Daniel is one of three winners who will attend the Photo Meet Merry month of May on 16th-17th May, with the chance to showcase his work to a fantastic array of photographers.

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Professor Les Ebdon CBE visits AUB

Earlier today, AUB received a visit from Professor Les Ebdon CBE, Director of the Office for Fair Access to Higher Education (OFFA).

Professor Ebdon met with students and academic staff to discuss access to Higher Education and to learn more about the creative work that AUB is doing to help those from all backgrounds to achieve their academic ambitions.

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Jambusters: Costume put on post-war garden party performance

1st year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students worked to put on a live performance in full costume, set in post-war Britain to celebrate the work of the WI.

The campus become a riot of music and colour as 1st years performed a flash mob style dance whenever an air raid siren went off.

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Wimborne Community Theatre Collaboration

Third year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students are busy at work creating the costumes and setting for the upcoming production of What They Left Behind by Wimborne Community Theatre

What They Left Behind is a new immersive play, exploring the legacy of objects and memories and their effect on people in Wimborne during the First World War, and how they connect with our lives today.

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Acting alumnus in BBC3 comedy series

BA (Hons) Acting alumnus, Nick Fruin, is currently appearing in BBC3 comedy series Witless.

Nick graduated in 2013 and has now secured the role of DJ Sound as F*** in the new BBC3 comedy series, which follows the lives of two flat-mates under witness protection.

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BA (Hons) Dance explore tech collab and live streams

BA (Hons) Dance students are working with Wayne Sables on a project that will see performances live streamed each evening this week.

Wayne Sables is fascinated with the relationships between dance, technology and space, and how they can be used to engage and empower an audience. Through an intensive week’s work, Wayne will be working with the first year BA (Hons) Dance students to create a series of short performance works. Each work will be presented in a different space, exploring a different dance and technology relationship. Live streamed each day, it places the concept of dance performance in a new light.

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