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Dame Darcey Bussell awarded AUB honorary fellowship

Britain’s most loved dancer, Dame Darcey Bussell DBE, has described AUB as the “leading educational institution in the creative arts” after taking part in its graduation ceremony

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Government confirms funding for EU students for 2019 to 2020

European Union students hoping to study at AUB have received some great news this week, despite the continued uncertainty about the long-term effects of Brexit

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AUB Officially the Best Graduate Collection of Graduate Fashion Week 2018!

AUB Fashion are delighted to have won the Gold Award at London Graduate Fashion Week this year, and scooped a total of seven awards, making AUB officially the best graduate collection of 2018!

Each year Graduate Fashion Week take over London’s East End Truman Brewery to host the biggest and most exciting catwalk showcasing student talent. Four days of catwalk shows featuring each university take place, followed by a Gala Awards ceremony with categories judged by industry leaders.

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Cultural Education Matters with WAVE Arts Education Agency

Cultural Education Matters, a unique one-day event took place on 8 June 2018 at AUB campus, hosted by Wave Arts Education Agency.

Wave Arts Education Agency works with schools, young people, artists and local cultural organisations across the South West of England to provide inspiring creative projects, resources, training and workshops for schools.

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AUB in top 10 for three of the Guardian University Guide 2019 League Tables

The Guardian University Guide 2019, released on 29 May 2018, features a league table of all the universities in the UK, plus tables of each subject area.

AUB is ranked by subject area, coming in top 10 in three key creative subject areas; Art, Design and craft, and Fashion and textiles.

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Edgar Wright, renowned Film Director, Sceenwriter and Producer, returns to AUB

Dorset-born filmmaker, Edgar Wright, best known for his critically acclaimed films Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead, and his most recent Box Office hit, Baby Driver, returned to Arts University Bournemouth to share anecdotes about his college days.

Wright was born in Poole and grew up in Swanage and Somerset. He speaks fondly of his childhood days, telling students “some of the earliest stuff I made has an escapist element to it, because I grew up in Dorset and Somerset“. He studied a National Diploma in Audio-Visual Design at AUB (Bournemouth and Poole College as it was then) between 1992-1994, before going on to make his first feature film, A Fistful of Fingers, shortly after in 1995.

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AUB Highlighted in Tech Nation Report

AUB’s significant involvement with industry is celebrated in the latest Tech Nation report for 2018.

The in-depth report, released on 17 May 2018, is part of a ground-breaking annual series that evaluates digital tech activity from all over the country and makes data comparisons.

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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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AUB Climbs to Fourth Place in 2019 South West Complete University Guide Rankings

AUB has been ranked fourth in the 2019 CompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk regional league tables, achieving the region’s ‘biggest climber’ title.

Published on Wednesday 25 April, the league table sees AUB take the title of ‘biggest climber’ in the South West.

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Venice Fellowship Programme 2018

We are proud to announce our partnership with the British Council on the 2018 Venice Fellowship Programme; with representatives from BA (Hons) Fine Art and MArch Architecture. 

LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

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Zaha Hadid Lecture Series: The Last Avant-Gardist?

Friday 20th April 2018 – 12pm – Room SH001

This week, Owen Hatherley delivers his lecture ‘The Last Avant-Gardist? Architecture, Politics & the City in the architecture of Zaha Hadid’, the last in the Zaha Hadid lecture series.

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Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe Festival 2018

Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe Festival (BEAF), Bournemouth’s biggest independent arts festival, returns throughout April and May 2018 for 10 days of arts and cultural offerings.

28th April – 7th May 2018, Various Locations Across Bournemouth

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