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Renowned costume course awarded kitemark of quality

The BA (Hons) Costume with Performance Design course at Arts University Bournemouth is the latest course – and the only Costume Design course in the UK – to be awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, the industry kitemark of quality, following a rigorous assessment process by experts working in the Creative Industries.

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AUB receives quality mark for care leavers

Arts University Bournemouth has been awarded the prestigious Buttle UK Quality Mark in recognition of its commitment to young people in and leaving care.

Created by Buttle UK – the largest grant-giving organisation in the country directly supporting children and families living in poverty – the charity awards the Quality Mark to colleges and universities which commit to support a young person who has been in care, to access further and higher education and successfully complete their studies and achieve their ambitions.

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Start up success for the Egg Den

A group of students from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) made it to the national finals of the Young Enterprise Graduate Start-Up Scheme in May, following their university’s first venture into the renowned scheme which has been running for over 50 years.

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AUB collaboration for Costume Film Shoot

A collaboration from our BA(Hons) Costume with Performance Design degree. Costumes designed by Frances Tempest, Directed by Gareth Corke.

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The magnificent seven!

Staff and students at Arts University Bournemouth are celebrating after being shortlisted for seven awards in the prestigious HEIST Awards, with the winners being unveiled at a glittering ceremony in Manchester in July.

The Heist Awards for Education Marketing have evolved over the last 24 years to become the premier awards programme for marketing in the education sector. They exist to recognise and celebrate the professionalism and innovation shown from the smallest regional college to global education brands.

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AUB Student Winners for Royal Television Society Student Awards

A group of Film Production graduates from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) are celebrating after their graduate film, ‘Dancing in the Ashes’, was awarded the prestigious Royal Television Society Television Award for Undergraduate Fiction at the Awards Ceremony on 17th May.

The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, celebrate the best in student television from across the UK. Chaired by Pat Younge, Chief Creative Officer, BBC Productions, the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Awards are judged in four categories: Fiction, Entertainment, Factual and Animation. The Awards Ceremony was attended by key industry figures, students and tutors

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Building links with industry in new MA offering

The new MA offering brings together individuals from across the globe to further their creative abilities – while working collaboratively on one creative campus.

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Artistic talent showcased in Bourne Gallery at BIC

Artistic and cultural exhibitions are being displayed in the Bourne Gallery at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) following sponsorship from the Arts University Bournemouth.

This will provide the local community and visitors to the town with an accessible indoor venue to showcase local, national and international talent.

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Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012: Touring Exhibition at AUB

From 22nd March – 26th April 2013, the prestigious Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012: Touring Exhibition will be on display in TheGallery at Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) – the only university of five venues chosen to host this renowned exhibition.

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012 is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK. Judged by an independent panel of selectors including Stephen Coppel, Curator of the Modern Collection at the British Museum; Kate Macfarlane, Co-Director of The Drawing Room, London; and Lisa Milroy; Artist and Head of Graduate Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, the Prize aims to explore and celebrate the diversity, excellence and range of current drawing practice in the UK.

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Costume Designs clothing for AUB performance of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Costume Designs clothing for AUB performance of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

Directed by Kenneth Robertson.

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Fashion students awarded Beales scholarships

Seven fashion students from The Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) received Beales Scholarships this week in front of an invited panel of guests including Nigel Beale, the ex-chairman of the AUB, Tony Brown, the CEO of Beales, and Professor Jim Hunter, Deputy Principal of the AUB.

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AUB Voted No 1 Creative University

Arts University Bournemouth has just been voted the No 1 Creative University, as voted by students.

The National Union of Students has teamed up with Which to create the Which? University guide and comparison website. Surveying 10,000 students across the UK, the site compares universities and gives advice and information to help you find the right course at the right university – for you.  Please visit Which? University Guide for further details.

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