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AUB Human presents: Who Cares?

Who Cares? was a series of talks, workshops and a one day symposium, bringing together award winning industry speakers, alumni and students from Arts University Bournemouth.

Who Cares?

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AUB No.1 for Graduate Employment

AUB celebrates 98% graduate employment rate – a result which puts AUB joint top of any English University, according to results released in the DLHE (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education) Survey last week.

AUB has the joint highest graduate employment rate of any English University, achieving the rate of 98% employability in the Survey, which reviews the destination of graduates six months after they have left the institution.

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Emerald Ant’s Iguanodon Restaurant Learning Programme to go ahead in Schools

Emerald Ant is thrilled to announce an award of £29,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Over the next two years, schools in Dorset, Devon, Kent, Sussex and London will enjoy outdoor performances thanks to the Iguanodon Restaurant.

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GDEN-on-Sea by Graphic Design Educators’ Network

On Friday 21 April 2017, AUB hosted the first Graphic Design Educators’ Network (GDEN) regional networking event for the southern region.

GDEN is a subject association – its mission is to incite discourse about Graphic Design practices.

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Visiting Tutor exhibits at Petworth House

BA (Hons) Illustration Visiting Tutor, Richard Allen, was named Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year in 2016. He’s now exhibiting his work at Petworth House.

Richard is the subject of a solo exhibition at Petworth House of his commissioned work for the National Trust. Petworth has long been associated with acclaimed artists and has a collection shaped by a family of collectors and patrons.

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Wolfgang Tillmans gives guest lecture

Wolfgang Tillmans, critically acclaimed Photographer and AUB alumnus, recently visited the University to give a guest lecture to students.

The lecture is part of the BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Guest Speaker programme, which includes speakers from a variety of areas within the creative industries, including set designers, art directors, picture editors, agents, stylists and photographers from a variety of genres.

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Graphic Design Network Event 2017

AUB Graphic Design Network 2017 – #AUBMAKERS

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are currently preparing for their network event on Thursday 23rd February.  The event will give second year students the opportunity to present their website portfolio to an industry professional and receive feedback. 

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Fine Art Lecturer featured in Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition

BA (Hons) Fine Art Lecturer, Dominic Shepherd, is exhibiting at Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition.

His painting, ‘The Season of the Witch’, is included in this major exhibition celebrating the life of the writer Angela Carter. Delving into the latent meanings of childhood fairytales and the twisted imagery of gothic mysticism, this exhibition pays homage to the dark and compelling drama of Carter’s visual imagination – brutal, surrealist and savage.

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Richard Allen named Landscape Artist of the Year

Sky Arts awards A. Richard Allen the Landscape Artist of the Year.

BA (Hons) Illustration visiting tutor, Richard Allen has been named Landscape Artist of the Year. In a dramatic grand final on Sky Arts on Tuesday 29 November, Richard prevailed over stiff competition, beating thousands of other artists to claim the top prize: Landscape Artist of the Year!

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Lecturer’s film wins Best Local Film at Birmingham Film Festival

A film directed by Marek Budzynski The Turtle and the Sea won the award for ‘Best Local Film’ on Saturday, at the Birmingham Film Festival.

The film tells the story of a Chinese Kung Fu master, who travels to England to try and raise money for his mother’s heart operation.

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Course Leader’s painting featured in Hollywood blockbuster

BA (Hons) Fine Art Course Leader, Richard Waring’s painting featured in the latest Bourne film, Jason Bourne.

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