University News - 8/9 - Arts University Bournemouth

Homeward Printmaking Exhibition shown in BUMF Gallery

We all come from somewhere else. Whether first or tenth generation of exiles or wonderers, a home and identity left behind. Arriving to a new place, a new life and identity is created....

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AUB Industry host first ‘Meet the Maker’ workshop with South Hand Crafted

AUB Industry introduced their first in a series of workshops to offer participants the opportunity to use campus workshop facilities and learn a new skill.

AUB industry work to promote and facilitate AUB led programmes that support local industry, as well as student employability and entrepreneurship. The outreach programmes encompass a range of activities, from research and innovation match-funding, industry access to an array of creative, digital and maker studios, as well as project collaboration with staff and student groups.

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AUB Human presents: Who Cares?

Who Cares? was a series of talks, workshops and a one day symposium, bringing together award winning industry speakers, alumni and students from Arts University Bournemouth.

Who Cares?

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AUB commits to never invest in fossil fuels

Arts University Bournemouth is delighted to announce its commitment to never invest in fossil fuels.

This commitment is part of a global effort, led by the NUS Divest-Invest campaign, to encourage all UK universities and colleges to move investment into renewable energy providers.

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Student film documenting dementia to be screened at Outpost Gallery for Dementia Awareness Week

MA Fine Art student, Jordi Robert, produced a short film about his mother living with dementia in a nursing home in Spain. "The short film "Eladia. A smile, a caress, a kiss" shows us the...

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AUB Students attend Mission 2020 at Google HQ

Two BA (Hons) Graphic Design students, Lewis Hales and Will Broomfield, along with BA (Hons) Photography student, Grace Goodworth were invited to attend the launch of the Mission 2020...

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AUB helps create Observatory installation

The Observatory, a sculptural installation, workspace, shelter and look-out for artists, has moved to Burton Bradstock for its project in collaboration with AUB, SPUD and the National...

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AUB No.1 for Graduate Employment

AUB celebrates 98% graduate employment rate – a result which puts AUB joint top of any English University, according to results released in the DLHE (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education) Survey last week.

AUB has the joint highest graduate employment rate of any English University, achieving the rate of 98% employability in the Survey, which reviews the destination of graduates six months after they have left the institution.

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AUB awarded Gold Rating in TEF

AUB is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Gold standard rating by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The TEF is a new scheme for recognising excellent teaching, in addition to existing national quality requirements for universities, colleges and other higher education providers.

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AUB partners with National Writing Day

Arts University Bournemouth has become an official partner of National Writing Day.

Described as ‘a celebration of writing creatively’, National Writing Day is a collaborative initiative between First Story and partner arts and literacy organisations across the UK. It is supported by Arts Council England and Old Possum’s Practical Trust.

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AUB’s Cube – Collaboration on every Corner

AUB has created a new platform to showcase its students’ creative output with the installation of the cube, a piece of art in its own right which showcases images of over 400 pieces of work.

The 3 metre by 3 metre construction, which currently sits in the middle of AUB’s beautiful campus, greets those who attend the University’s Summer Shows this year and its Open Day on Saturday.

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Lucienne Day: Living Design touring exhibition at the Museum of Carpet

The Museum of Carpet in Kidderminster is celebrating Lucienne Day’s centenary by showing the touring exhibition Lucienne Day: Living Design alongside their own unique archive collection of original hand painted carpet designs by Lucienne Day. The Carpet Museum is the only museum in the UK dedicated to carpets and carpet making.

The exhibition tells the story of Lucienne Day’s design career, celebrating the life and work of one of most influential designers of the post-war generation, unfolding a sequence of photographs drawn from the archives of the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation. Lucienne Day: Living Design launched a year-long nationwide programme of exhibitions, events, award and collaboration for 2017 across leading cultural organisations, galleries and creative institutions in partnership with The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation.

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