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Tech Ex Cup takes eight!

International University Student Video Contest, Tech Ex Cup have selected eight of our 2015 graduation animations for competition in their festival.

Upon selection the shorts go through series of selection rounds, the films chosen will then compete for 3rd, 2nd and 1st class awards.

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AUB graduation animation bonanza in Athens!

Eight of our 2015 graduation animations have been selected for Athens Animfest.

Aromantic Tea, Making Tracks, Morning Song, No Added Preservatives, Questfactor, Riflesso, Simulator and The Scarecrow have all been selected to compete in the Student Competition at Athens Animfest.

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Three 2015 graduation animations selected for Ismailia in Egypt

The Scarecrow, Morning Song and Aromantic Tea have been selected for the official competition at Ismailia Film Festival – international films festival for documentaries and shorts.

The festival takes place in the city of Ismailia in north-eastern Egypt. Known in Egypt as “The City of Beauty and Enchantment” Ismailia is situated on the west bank of the Suez Canal.

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“You’ve just got to love every minute”

We caught up with BA (Hons) Film Production alumni, Sophie Kenny, who shares her story of life after AUB.

What have been your highlights since graduation?

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Fashion alumni collaborate with Jigsaw

BA (Hons) Fashion alumni Camilla Sutton and Holly Dutton, founders of The Basket Room, have collaborated with Jigsaw to launch SS16 collection.

Camilla and Holly met whilst studying at AUB and came together six years after graduating to found The Basket Room.

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Fashion students in The 24th Hempel Award China International Young Fashion Designers Contest

BA (Hons) Fashion students Rebecca Jenkins and Luke Wharton are finalists in the 24th Hempel Award China International Young Fashion Designers Contest.

The award ceremony takes place in the Beijing Hotel and the students will be showing their collections as part of Beijing Fashion week. Explore their work…

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Celebrating over 50 years of Bournemouth Film School

Bournemouth Film School, based at AUB, is celebrating over 50 years of excellence in Film, Animation and Visual Effects. To mark this special occasion, we are running a special competition in the lead up to the Oscars, celebrating our Alumni Movie Makers in the industry.

Students and alumni from BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Graphic Design created the giant type for our ‘quotes in the sand’ competition, under the guidance of alumnus Mark Sephton of Creative Forager. The quotes were filmed in locations around Bournemouth Pier, using a drone – you can watch the BFS video here.

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MP Caroline Nokes visits BA (Hons) Fashion students

Romsey and Southampton North MP Caroline Noakes has visited our BA (Hons) Fashion course to speak to students about diversity in fashion design.

Caroline is one of Parliament’s best known advocates on body image, and the related subjects of eating disorders and nutrition. She leads as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Body Image.

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BA (Hons) Fashion receives the Creative Skillset Tick

BA (Hons) Fashion has been recognised with the highly influential quality mark for education and training, the Creative Skillset Tick.

AUB will receive recognition for the course at an event in London next week attended by fashion industry and educational leaders and will receive the award at a ceremony at the headquarters of Channel 4.

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Graphic Design student designs national campaign for Movember Foundation.

BA (Hons) Graphic Design student sees his student project become a reality…

Earlier this year Kieran James had the opportunity to undertake a work placement at The Movember Foundation, a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives.

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Foundation exhibit at 60 Million Postcards

Students from our Preparation for HE Foundation course have created 300 postcards to exhibit at local venue Sixty Million Postcards.

The exhibition showcases and celebrates the diverse creative practices of students, bringing together 300 works en masse.

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