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AUB & BU Music present Haydn Nelson Mass, final concert of the 2018/19 academic year

AUB & BU University Music presents the final performance of the academic year

Conducted by Ian Davis, the University Music Choir & Orchestra will be performing Haydn’s stunning Nelson Mass in St Ambrose Church, Westbourne.

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A green Interview with James Jackson: Senior Campus Services Officer

James works in campus services as the senior campus services officer. One of his main remits includes looking after sustainability and the environment at AUB.

So, what does sustainability mean to you?

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BA (Hons) Fine Art Alumni, Meliz Sabanci’s post-graduate success

Meliz Sabanci completed her BA Fine Art degree in June 2018 and has since been part of an exhibition in Richmond, North Yorkshire.

The exhibition entitled 50 under 50 was an opportunity set up by Unit 6 Studio for artists to showcase and sell their work to an audience, organised by the resident artist and curator, Lou Gilmore-George. 50 under 50 was their first collaborative exhibition since the space was taken over in August, 2018.

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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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Final year BA (Hons) Textiles students shortlisted for the Quilters’ Guild Award

Four AUB BA (Hons) Textiles final year students have been shortlisted for the Quilters’ Guild Award.

The students selected are Megan Howard, Sasha Struth, Sally Cruddace and Brooke Wakeman.

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BA (Hons) Illustration students shortlisted for prestigious Penguin award

Two BA (Hons) Illustration students get shortlisted for the Penguin Student Design Awards.

AUB and the BA (Hons) Illustration team are excited to announce that two BA Illustration students have been shortlisted in the internationally recognised Penguin Student Design Awards.

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Graduating BA (Hons) Textiles student, Daria Iwon has been awarded the winner of the Batsford Prize for Applied Arts, 2019.

The Batsford Prize is an annual award for students across the subjects Fine and Applied Art, Fashion, Illustration and Children’s Illustration. Batsford is open for undergraduate and postgraduate students and offers the winner of each category a cash prize.

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Graduate animation ‘Anna’ nominated for the National RTS Student Awards

BA (Hons) Animation Production’s Jessica Mountfeilds ‘Anna’ is nominated for yet another award

The national judging of the Undergraduate Animation regional winning films from the RTS Student Television Awards 2019 has now taken place and a shortlist of three nominations has been selected.

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BA (Hons) Animation Production graduate’s stopmotion production ‘Anna’ tours Portugal with MONSTRA à Solta

After screening at festival MONSTRA in Lisbon back in March, 2018 graduate, Jessica Mountfield’s ‘Anna’ was selected for the MONSTRA à Solta (MONSTRA on the Loose) screening tour.

The goal of the tour is to take the new approaches, aesthetics, subjects — the art of animation — to places where it usually wouldn’t reach through the conventional media and means.

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‘Whispering Onion’ Animation by BA (Hons) Animation Production graduate Akari Hiraoka selected for Animafest Zagreb

‘Whispering Onion’ has been selected for the ‘Student Films Competition’ programme at the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2019.

Animafest Zagreb was established in 1972 and is the second oldest film festival in the world completely dedicated to animation. Animafest’s Grand Prix winners directly qualify for the Academy Awards and the European Animation Award.

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BA (Hons) Animation Production graduates stopmotion production ‘Anna’ wins at Canterbury AniFest

A win for 2018 BA (Hons) Animation Production graduates at Animation Festival.

On Saturday the 9th of March, the day after graduate animation stopmotion production, ‘Anna’, by 2018 graduate Jessica Mountfield won best student animation at the RTS (Royal Television Society) Awards, the animated short also took home the award for ‘Best British Film’ at Canterbury AniFest. Canterbury Anifest is an annual award-winning animation festival in the South East of England.

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BA (Hons) Dance Students participate in Wayne Sables workshop

BA (Hons) Dance students participate in a week-long digital dance workshop with Professional Dance and Digital Artist Wayne Sables.

Wayne has been an artistic and creative director specialising in making films and digital arts experiences for over 15 years. Here he explains his project with the BA (Hons) Dance students:

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