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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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Henley Prize awarded to graduate Unity Thomas for ‘complex and insightful’ dissertation

AUB graduate Unity Thomas has been awarded 2019’s Henley Prize for ‘insightful' work while completing her studies at AUB.

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AUB rises more than 80 places in National Student Survey

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has risen more than 80 places in the National Student Survey (NSS), confirming its position as the UK’s leading specialist arts university.

A sense of community among students and staff, a positive response to student feedback and opportunities to use skills learned during studies, were areas of praise highlighted in the questionnaire.

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Barbie60: Celebrating 60 Years of a Cultural Icon

To celebrate the 60th birthday of Barbie, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has been creating content and design work throughout the year to highlight the important role that the popular toy has played in educating and inspiring children across the world.

This month, AUB has showcased its students’ costume design work through Barbie60, a video that reflects 60 years of Barbie in 60 seconds by showcasing her diverse range of careers, costumes and lifestyles.

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BA (Hons) Commercial Photography London Summer Show – Triggered

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography graduating students showcased their work in Hoxton Arches Gallery, this June, in an exhibition named Triggered.

Triggered presents the work of 42 of the third-year cohort’s work who have recently graduated from the course.

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Bournemouth Film School Grad Screenings 2019

Bournemouth Film School graduates took the opportunity to view their short films on the big screen at the annual BFI screenings this June.

Graduating students from BA (Hons) Animation Production, BA (Hons) Film Production and BA (Hons) Visual Effects (VFX) for Film and Television attended the celebration on Thursday 27 June, held at the BFI Southbank. The event is open to the public and industry as well as the courses in attendance, and provides a brilliant opportunity for the new graduates to network.

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Bournemouth Film School selects winner of Rycote Sound Award 2019

AUB’s Bournemouth Film School has awarded Film Production student Rebeka Andersone the Rycote Sound Award 2019.

Rebeka Andersone has been awarded the Rycote Sound Award 2019 at Arts University Bournemouth’s 2019 Graduation Ceremony for her work specialising in sound production and design across both documentary and fiction film.

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BA (Hons) Textiles Summer Show – New Designers

BA (Hons) Textiles London summer show 2019: New Designers

New Designers is an annual show that aims to present the work of more than 3,000 hand-picked creatives across a two-week programme of discovery, discourse and design excellence. BA (Hons) Textiles graduates will be exhibiting their works from 26-29 June 2019 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London.

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Cultural Education Matters: The Way Forward

Arts University Bournemouth, in partnership with Wave Arts Education Agency, were delighted to host a schools’ conference on campus in June 2019, focusing on the importance of culture and arts in schools.

The conference covered both the regional and bigger, national picture within education, upcoming curriculum initiatives and how cultural organisations and initiatives can help schools with their wider agendas. More than 90 delegates attended, making up an audience of Governors, Headteachers, and Arts Subject Specialists from Primary and Secondary Schools, Arts Development organisations, and The Arts Council from across the local and regional district.

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BA (Hons) Summer Shows: AUB Campus

The BA (Hons) Degree Summer shows are a showcase of the incredible, innovative work our graduating students produce at the end of their studies.

The exhibitions take over the whole of campus, turning into the largest gallery space in the region! Shows are open to the public until Friday 21 June.

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BA (Hons) Illustration student wins first prize in the Macmillan prize for Illustration 2019!

Win for graduating BA (Hons) Illustration student

BA (Hons) Illustration student, Jake Alexander has won first prize for his submission in the Macmillan prize for Illustration, for his work Can I Read My Books, Please?

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MA Present a New Showcase: Work In Progress

Interested in studying a Masters Degree at AUB? Why not come along to our new MA Showcase ‘Work in Progress’ to see work of our Postgraduate students.

AUB’s MA graduate show occurs over the summer period when undergraduate students have finished for the year.  This means that undergraduate students rarely get to see what is happening at AUB at Postgraduate level.

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