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AUB graduate challenges the stigma of mental health through photography

A surf champion, BBC journalist, musician, student and rugby player are among those featuring in Local Hero, an exhibition by AUB graduate Jon Mackenzie using emotionally powerful imagery to ask the public to consider the subject of mental health.

With more than 80 people taking their own lives in the region each year, AUB MA Commercial Photography graduate Jon Mackenzie has been commissioned to work on a joint project between Cornwall Council, Wavelength and the male suicide prevention charity CALM, to photograph a range of subjects who’ve all been affected by mental health.

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AUB alumni win Olivier Award for West End debut, Flesh and Bone

Three AUB BA (Hons) Acting Alumni have won the Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre at this year’s Olivier Awards for their play, Flesh and Bone.

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BA (Hons) Visual Communication graduate Dan Cramer has won Gold for his work at the Creative Conscience Awards

BA (Hons) Visual Communication graduate Dan Cramer has won Gold for his work at the Creative Conscience Awards.

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Dame Vivienne Westwood appointed Honorary Fellow at AUB

Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, architect Mike Davies CBE, Morph creator Peter Lord CBE, and BSO Chief Executive Dougie Scarfe, have been awarded Honorary Fellowships at AUB.

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AUB Film Production graduates feature in Saatchi & Saatchi showcase

Two Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) alumni have featured in a prestigious film showcase by Saatchi & Saatchi.

BA (Hons) Film Production graduates Daniel McKee and Billy Boyd Cape have had their work featured at an event to recognise future industry talent.

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MA Film Practice Graduate Nominated For Tribeca Film Festival

MA Film Practice graduate, Darius Shu has been nominated for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, New York.

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Turning Used Fishing Nets into Swimwear: Founder of RubyMoon visits AUB

Since studying at Arts University Bournemouth, Jo Godden has gone on to have a lucrative career in fashion, working for brands such Victoria’s Secret, The Gap Inc and M&S.

Since 2008 Jo has only worked for ethical brands and in 2009 founded her own brand, RubyMoon.

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AUB Photography Graduates Win £20,000 Prize

Filmmakers Webb-Ellis awarded Jerwood/FVU award to develop their film For The First Baby Born in Space

A filmmaking duo who met during their time at Arts University Bournemouth are one of two filmmakers who have been awarded a Jerwood/FVU award of £20,000 to further develop their film  For The First Baby Born in Space.

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AUB Acting Graduate Voices New Character in Thomas and Friends

BA (Hons) Acting graduate, Yvonne Grundy graduated in the summer of 2018, at which time she had already landed a major part in a new Thomas and Friends film, Big World, Big Adventures, voicing the Kenyan train, Nia.

We caught up with Yvonne to find out about life post-AUB in the acting industry.

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Textiles alumna, Hannah Salisbury speaks to us about life in the creative industries

Hannah Salisbury studied BA (Hons) Textiles at AUB, graduating in 2016 and has gone on to work for menswear brand Pretty Green.

Here, Hannah tells us about her time at AUB, not getting too acclimatised to university life, and what it’s like being a creative in the working world.

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AUB Alumni and Visiting Tutor, Joanna Paterson talks to us about her career as a freelance photographer

Joanna Paterson studied BA (Hons) Commercial Photography at AUB, graduating in 2006. Since then she’s worked with a host of brands, such as John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and O2. She’s travelled to the other side of the world in pursuit of her craft, and even returned to AUB as a visiting tutor. Joanna talks to us about all things freelance, achieving goals and finding mentors.

“I came to AUB because it was still doing the two-year foundation degree”, says Joanna.

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An interview with Visual Communication alumnus, Fox Rogers

Fox Rogers studied BA (Hons) Visual Communication at AUB, graduating in 2013 and has gone on to amass a client list that boasts some of the most recognisable names in the world, such as NatWest, Santander and Lloyds Banking Group.

Now working with Thought Machine, we caught up with Fox to find out more about his three years at AUB and his experiences in the professional world.

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