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Announcement of the appointment of Professor Paul Gough as new Vice-Chancellor

We are delighted to announce that Professor Paul Gough has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor at Arts University Bournemouth.

Professor Gough will take up the role of Vice-Chancellor on 1 January 2020, succeeding Professor Stuart Bartholomew, who has led us with distinction for the past 22 years.

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AUB Celebrates Eco Campus Gold Certification

AUB is one step closer to establishing a sustainable future and raising awareness of environmental issues at our specialist GOLD institution.

EcoCampus is a flexible phased approach to introducing an Environment Management System. The university achieved Bronze certification in October 2017, Silver in October 2018, and now we have achieved the Gold Award in April 2019.

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AUB Celebrate Breaking Ground On New Student Accommodation Plot on Campus

Last week AUB held a ceremony to break-ground on a new student halls of residence.

The accommodation will be home to 300 students and is situated on AUB’s Wallisdown campus. Designed to fit in with the campus’ cutting-edge design aesthetic, the building will feature eight-bed clusters with communal kitchens and dining areas centred around a landscaped courtyard. The high quality accommodation includes roof-top solar panels, assisting in reducing the building’s energy demand, leading the way in sustainable living.

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AUBRIETA Awards, SAUBS and AUBSU Thank You Awards Ceremony

On 28th March, AUB held the annual AUBRIETA, SAUBS and AUBSU Thank You Awards Ceremony, in place to showcase exemplary members of staff at our TEF Gold institution.

AUBRIETA (AUB Recognition for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching Awards)

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Stone Sculptor Tim Harrisson visits AUB to deliver guest talk

British artist and sculptor Tim Harrisson visited AUB on Thursday 14 March to provide a lecture about his practice.

The talk was introduced by Professor Simon Olding, Director of the Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts and Honorary Fellow of AUB, with Tim speaking about the meaning of his works donated to AUB.

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A magical collaboration between AUB students and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Students from multiple courses at AUB have collaborated on a project in response to a live brief set by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO).

The collaborative project between AUB and BSO, coordinated by TheGallery AUB is now in its fourth year running.

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University Music to Perform Mozart, Faure & Rachmaninov in Christchurch Priory Concert

University Music’s Christchurch Priory Concert

University Music is a collaborative department that exists to provide musical opportunities for all students at AUB and BU, promoting a full programme of professional and student performances on and off the campus. To find out more about University Music See here.

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A CULTURAL ENQUIRY FOR BOURNEMOUTH, CHRISTCHURCH AND POOLE

AUB hosts the launch of The Cultural Enquiry 2019

The Cultural Enquiry for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole aims to shape a new creative future by looking at the role culture plays in people’s lives and exploring the opportunity for a long-term cultural vision for all our communities.

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Creative Events Management Celebrates 25th Anniversary

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management Turns 25!

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management is celebrating its 25th anniversary in January 2019 and will be marking the occasion with a celebration which will reunite staff and alumni, past and present.

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University Choir to perform Handel’s Messiah

University Music’s annual performance of Handel’s Messiah takes place in St. Ambrose Church, Westbourne on Sunday 9th December at 4.30pm.

The University Music Choir and orchestra is made up of staff, alumni and students from both Arts University Bournemouth and Bournemouth University.

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AUB hosts 65 school teachers for specialist arts and music workshops

AUB welcomed more than 60 teachers to campus for a range of specialist arts and music workshops

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AUBSU launches disAbility Celebration Month

Arts University Bournemouth’s Students’ Union (AUBSU) is marking this year’s Disability History Month with a twist

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