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AUBSU marks Black History Month

Arts University Bournemouth’s Students’ Union (AUBSU) is marking Black History Month with a wide range of events

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Expression Through Music at MODIP

The Museum of Design in Plastics, based at AUB, is inviting school children to visits its latest exhibition, Polyphonic: Music Through Plastics.

This project, entitled Expression Through Music, is part of a wider project: w-Rap. W-Rap is the result of a successful Arts Council bid to develop a creative music project exploring the light and dark faces of plastics.

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Frankenstein Unbound Conference

An Interdisciplinary Conference Exploring Mary Shelley and Gothic Legacies

On the 31st October and 1st November 2018, AUB and St Peter’s Church, in association with Bournemouth University, are teaming up to celebrate the bicentenary of Frankenstein. Influential around the world, the 1818 masterpiece, Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, is Mary Shelley’s most iconic work and continues to inspire new generations of fans.

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BA Summer Shows 2018

Friday 8th June – Friday 15th June

It’s that time of year again when our campus transforms into the biggest gallery in the South-West for BA Summer Show season. Our hardworking graduates have been producing some truly innovative work, the results of which will be debuted at this year’s exhibitions across campus.

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Prep HE Summer Show 2018

This month, our Summer Shows begin with our Foundation Diploma exhibitions between 18 – 26 May.

AUB’s Summer Shows are a celebration of our graduates’ innovative work from across our creative community. Visit the campus in May for the first part of our Summer Shows, as our Foundation Diploma students from all disciplines exhibit their work.

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Dance Students Invite You to ‘A Day of Dance’

Join BA (Hons) Dance students on Thursday 3rd May for their annual ‘Day of Dance’ event, and dance your way across campus.

Following on from last year’s successful event, ‘A Day of Dance’ is produced, managed, choreographed and then performed by first and second-year students on the BA (Hons) Dance course.

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‘Springboard’, a BA (Hons) Dance Performance

On Sunday 29 May, you are cordially invited to ‘Springboard’; a celebration of dance and sculpture, in partnership with The Roche Court Educational Trust.

To be performed at Pavilion Dance South West, ‘Springboard’ is a chance for first-year students from the BA (Hons) Dance course to share their original choreographic material in a live performance setting, inspired by sculptures at Roche Court.

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Writing Advice from The Yearbook Editor, Alysoun Owen

Alysoun Owen boasts over 20 years’ experience working in the publishing industry, and is the editor of the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook. She will be one of eight guest speakers at the How to Get Published event on Saturday April 28th.

The Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook (WAYB) is an inspirational guide that is updated annually. It is filled with advice and guidance concerning all areas of publishing and the media – a go-to for creatives.

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AUB Launches Innovative Augmented Reality App

The time has come for us to launch our state-of-the-art augmented reality (AR) app to the world.

Harnessing advanced technology, our stunning 360-degree app allows applicants from across the globe to experience AUB’s unique campus atmosphere from the comfort of their smartphone or tablet.

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MA Commercial Photography Course Leader in AOP50 Exhibition

Professor Paul Wenham-Clarke, MA Commercial Photography Course Leader, has been featured in The Association of Photographers 50th Anniversary (AOP50) exhibition.

The AOP50 exhibition opened its doors on the 16th April and celebrates work from a selection of the world’s most respected photographers. The display comprises images in the form of portraiture, advertising campaigns, documentary photography and more.

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Retreat Yourself: A Creative Events Management Event

We all experience stress from time-to-time, it’s part of life. Students from BA (Hons) Creative Events Management want to help change this with Retreat Yourself.

Part of the BA (Hons) Creative Events Management (CEM) students’ final Major Project, Retreat Yourself is designed to be a therapeutic one-day wellbeing event to promote the importance of relaxing and de-stressing from our busy lives. Their joint vision is to – ‘promote being more mindful of ourselves and the world around us in order to live in a happier and healthier environment.’

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‘Oh What a Lovely War’: AUB Commemorates 100 Years Since World War I

AUB are proud to present Oh What a Lovely War: a final-year student collaboration of a modern theatre masterpiece.

Directed by BA (Hons) Acting Senior Lecturer, Ken Robertson, Oh What a Lovely War will be performed to mark 100 years since the end of the Great War, at the unique locale of our Elliott Road film studio. This dimly lit cavernous space couldn’t be a more fitting setting for this ambitious work.

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