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Graphic Design graduate and former BUMF editor launches magazine

A BA (Hons) Graphic Design graduate and former editor of the AUBSU student publication BUMF is launching her own magazine Akin

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Graphic Design student gives talk at Design Museum London

A BA (Hons) Graphic Design student has spoken about one of her projects at the Design Museum in London

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A Day in the Life of the Design Director Katie Thomas

Katie Thomas graduated from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design in 2014 and MA Architecture: Spatial Practices in 2015 and has been running Bournemouth-based Interior Architecture...

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Graphic Design Alumna Talks Life Post-AUB

BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumna, Sarah Wickings, graduated from AUB in 2017.

Though it has only been a year since graduating, Sarah is already making an impact in the art and design industries. A Freelance Graphic Design and Collage Artist, she recently had work published in her first book, ‘Mix & Match’. We caught up with Sarah to find out more about her career and projects, and how she benefited from her time at AUB.

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Graphic Design students enjoy another vintage year of award wins and nominations

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have once again shown they are among the country's finest after another year of outstanding success

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AUB Human: An Interview with Andrea Rizzotto

Andrea Rizzotto, BA (Hons) Graphic Design student

Andrea is in the final year of the BA (Hons) Graphic Design course. In 2017, he won Gold in the ‘Product & Structural Design’ category at the Creative Conscience Awards for his Smart Diabetes Case.  The Awards recognises innovative design projects undertaken by students and graduates.

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AUB Human: An Interview with Eilidh Smith

Eilidh Smith, BA (Hons) Graphic Design student

Eilidh is currently in the final year of her BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree. In 2017, she won Gold in the ‘Film and Photography’ category at the Creative Conscience Awards for her film, Leaving Your Mark. The Creative Conscience Awards recognises innovative design projects by students and graduates.

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Second-year Graphic Design students revel in Networking Event

In February, second-year Graphic Design students enjoyed the opportunity to meet and mingle with industry professionals in a dedicated networking event.

NETWORKING

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AUB Collaborate for Spellbound 2 Festival of Literature and Illustration

Saturday 17th March 2018, 10:30am – 4pm, Talbot Heath School

Get your creative caps on this Saturday for the Spellbound 2 Day Festival at Talbot Heath School. An exploration of literature and illustration for young people, this fun-filled event is open to people of all ages.

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Success for AUB Students on Cuddledry Campaign

Students from the Second Year BA (Hons) Visual Communication course devised a social media campaign for successful Dragon’s Den contestant, Cuddledry.

Page Jones, Charlotte Ellis, and BA (Hons) Animation Production student, Ash Gin–Sing, created an innovative social campaign for Cuddledry, marketing a new parent and baby washbag, with the objective of bringing the product to the attention of new parents.

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The Incredible Value of the Design Industry

The Design Council’s new research recognises the imperative value the design industry makes to the economy, highlighting the skills design occupations will require in the future.

AUB recently attended the launch of the Design Council’s new research report ‘Designing a Future Economy’. The report identifies that “design skills are vital to UK productivity, but that businesses face a growing skills gap“, demonstrating the need for specialist art and design education. It is the first time that the contribution of design skills to the UK economy has been measured so thoroughly.

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