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Glenn Dearing Talks Photography & His Connection to AUB

AUB alumnus and Photographer, Glenn Dearing, tells us about the reality of the commercial world and returning to his passion; old wooden plate cameras.

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Frances Willoughby at FBA Futures

2017 BA (Hons) Fine Art graduate, Frances Willoughby, has recently shown work at FBA Futures 2018 at the Mall Galleries in London.

All exhibitors were personally selected by the Federation of British Artists (FBA), Frances having been selected after exhibiting her work at the Free Range graduate shows with the rest of her AUB coursemates.

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A Catch-up with Peter Henderson: Illustration Graduate, Illustrator & Motion Designer

Peter Henderson graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2017 and has gone on to work as a successful designer. We caught up with him to find out what he had been up to since leaving AUB.

What age were you when you first noticed a passion for Illustration and where did the inspiration come from?

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Suzi Dent, Creative Events Management Graduate, Speaks About her Course Experiences

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management alumna, Suzi Dent, graduated from what was then BA (Hons) Arts and Events Management, in 2005. She tells us about her time on the course, and working in the events world.

What age were you when you first noticed a passion for Creative Events Management (CEM) and where did the inspiration come from?

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Photography graduate, Anu Rajagopal, speaks to us about running a London Gallery

BA (Hons) Photography alumna, Anu Rajagopal, graduated in 2016. She has since worked her way up in the art world, and is now running Soho based Heni Gallery.

Heni is an independent gallery which is owned by a publishing house called Heni Publishing. Anu was working as a photography assistant and retoucher for a year, and was exposed to meeting a number of professional artists before she began her role as Gallery Coordinator.

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MA Interactive Media at AUB, to Head of Design in Singapore

Aditi Kulkarni studied MA Interactive Media at AUB, and is now Head of Design for a Singapore based startup company. Aditi shares her story with us.

What originally attracted you to studying at AUB?

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Jack Ashley, BA (Hons) Digital Media Production Graduate, shares his journey with us since graduating

I've always loved being by the sea, and I wanted to go to a university near the beach. A good friend of mine, and later business partner, Dave Kane was at AUB and really enjoying his time...

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MA Animation alumnus talks about his time at AUB and gives his one piece of advice

MA Animation graduate Dr. Joe Sheehan speaks to us about his time on the MA Animation course, completing his PhD and the career it has led him to.

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BA (Hons) Illustration alumnus Tom Hovey on illustrating The Great British Bake Off!

BA (Hons) Illustration alumnus, Tom Hovey, graduated from AUB in 2006, and has achieved a tremendous amount since! We caught up with Tom about his time at AUB and illustrating one of the...

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Modelmaking graduate talks about working on Wonder Woman and Assassins Creed

BA (Hons) Modelmaking alumnus Mark Yeo has embarked upon a successful career since graduating from AUB in 2015. Here he talks about his experience.

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Costume alumna Ciara Baron speaks about her experience at Motown: The Musical

Ciara Baron graduated from BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design in 2016. Here she talks about her time at AUB and what she's been up to since.

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Creating Christmas with the World’s Most Ethical Cosmetics Company

After studying for a foundation diploma at AUB, Emma Caswell graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015.

She now works as junior gifts designer for Lush, tasked with creating the packing for some of the world’s most ethical and innovative cosmetics.

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