AUB Human is a space where we celebrate social, ethical and sustainable creative practice.
AUB Human connects designers, architects, filmmakers and other creative practitioners who share a desire to bring about positive change for global good.
At AUB, our students and staff are using their skills to engage with some of the most pressing issues that are facing the human race today. Their work uses creativity to offer solutions to the inequalities and injustices that they see in the world.
Explore AUB Human to find out more about ways in which the AUB community is working to make the world a better place.
AUB Human: An Interview with Andrea Rizzotto
Andrea Rizzotto, BA (Hons) Graphic Design studentAndrea 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...Read more
AUB Human: An Interview with Jacob Sutton
Jacob Sutton, BA (Hons) Graphic Design studentJacob Sutton is in the third year of the BA (Hons) Graphic Design course. At the 2017 Creative Conscience Awards, he won Silver in the 'New Technology' category for his project, Safe Worker. The...Read more
AUB Human: An Interview with Eilidh Smith
Eilidh Smith, BA (Hons) Graphic Design studentEilidh 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...Read more
AUB Human: An Interview with Phil Christopher
Phil Christopher, Managing Director of Huff and Puff Construction LimitedPhil and his company are passionate about building with straw bales - a sustainable, natural, and breathable building solution. The straw bale building technique is highly...Read more
Student Competition Winner’s Work Experience at Heatherwick Studio
AUB graduate, Julia Mulders was recently selected to begin work experience at the innovative Heatherwick studio in central London.Graduating last year, Julia was lucky enough to secure her placement after winning gold at the 2017 Creative...Read more
AUB Human: an interview with Dominic Latham & Jimmy Edmondson
Dominic Latham & Jimmy Edmondson, Co-Founders of Minute WorksJust like AUB Human, Dominic and Jimmy, the Co-Founders of Minute Work, are devoted to ‘positive change’ projects. The forward-thinking Manchester based graphic design studio...Read more
AUB Human: an interview with Tom Tapper
Tom Tapper, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Nice and SeriousHaving worked with some of the globe’s biggest brands – IKEA, The Guardian, and WWF included – Tom knows a thing or two about the ever-changing landscape of...Read more
AUB Human: an interview with Rebecca Ford
Rebecca Ford, Design Programme Manager at RSAFounded in 1754 by William Shipley, the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) believe that ‘all human beings have creative capacities’ that can be...Read more
Photography Alumna Featured in Vogue India for ‘Kranti’ Project
BA (Hons) Photography graduate, Radha Datta, was featured in Vogue India this month in response to her eye-opening photography project with non-profit organisation (NGO), Kranti.Based in Mumbai, Kranti is a NGO shelter that empowers girls from...Read more
‘Explore Wassailing’: Raising Aspirations in Outdoor Arts
In January 2018, 2nd year students from BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design, BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Creative Events Management all took part in a 10-hour residency exploring Outdoor Performance in the Landscape.Led by Lorna...Read more
The AUB Human Symposium Returns with Innovative Futures
Following on from last year's success, the 6th March 2018 saw the AUB Human Symposium return with Innovative Futures.The inspiring event comprised of workshops and keynote talks from a range of award-winning industry speakers and AUB students,...Read more
BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Graduate, Kate Davis, receives runners-up award for Emerging Female Arts Prize
The Emerging Female Arts Prize, is an exciting new art prize initiated by the arts and human rights charity, FiLiA. Kate Davis' submission, her final BA (Hons) Commercial Photography degree project work, received the 'Recommendation for Work'...Read more