Our students can be found in all parts of today’s creative industries, here are just a few:
- Marketing and Communications Executive, Spotify, London
- Director and Co-owner, Secret Productions, London
- Festival Manager, End Of The Road Festival, London
- CEO & Founder at Firefly – Clean Energy, Brighton
- Future Producer, Watershed, Bristol
- Development Officer, Royal College Of Music, London
- Street Circus Co-ordinator at The Roundhouse, London
- Production Manager, Continental Drifts, London
- Sales and Event Manager at Lock 17 and Dingwalls, Camden
- Events Officer, Kings College, London
- Museum Public Events Executive, RAF Hendon Museum, London
- Music Office Administrator, Boomtown Fair, Bristol
- Awards and Events Assistant, Women in Film and Television, London
- Event Manager at Bedlam, Bournemouth
- Producing Intern at The Rose Theatre, Kingston
Our Careers and Employability Service is dedicated to supporting you in turning your creativity into a great career. You can read more about this here.
You can find out more about our alumni by exploring their profiles below:
Jo is currently a Creative Director of elrowFamily in Barcelona, which organises over 100 exuberant dance parties or shows around the world each year.
Jo is a director of Secret Garden Party and Wilderness in the UK, to co-founding Day Zero Festival in Mexico, starting Wonderfruit in Thailand and working on Burning Man in the US.READ MORE
Robin’s career has seen him producing the infamous huge stages and sets for Boomtown, loaded with pyrotechnics, LED, Lasers and live theatrical performance.
Co-founder and Producer, Shangri-La Glastonbury & Production Manager, Boomtown FairREAD MORE
"I am responsible for: winter wonderland, london marathon, ride london, BST concerts, proms in the park, taste of london and frieze art fair"
Suzi's current role is 'Senior Events Manager' at the Royal Parks in London, read more to find out what she gets up to in her role.READ MORE
My career highlights include “attending the Olivier awards for musicals I worked on, and producing a UK tour under my own productions company"
Agent/Producer and Managing Director, Andrew Harding ManagementREAD MORE
"I had a phone call from Michael Eavis to ask me if I would come back and run a field for him"
Managing Director, Port Eliot Festival & Area Coordinator, Worthy View GlastonburyREAD MORE
Eleanor began her career working in the fields of Cheltenham's Greenbelt Festival.
She is now responsible for programming events in the hull of the Cutty Sark. She tells us more about what she's been up to since graduating.READ MORE
"When you graduate, get yourself out there as soon as possible, show you have an initiative, ambition, creativity and drive"
Lucy is the Head of Visitor Events at the Natural History Museum, find out how she got where she is today...READ MORE
Rosie is the marketing & events co-ordinator at Cornwalls creative hub: Krowji
Rosie worked her way up from assistant to co-ordinator using her events management knowledge and experience. She tells us more about her life after graduating AUB.READ MORE
Ruth has recently worked on the opening ceremony for the new louvre in Abu Dhabi.
Ruth tells us about being a general project co-ordinator and artist support/liaison officer, read more to hear about the buzz of working on such a large event.READ MORE
“The course really laid the foundations for everything I have achieved in my career so far"
Programming and Producing trainee, Sheffield Theatres & Committee Member, Stage Sight (led by UK Theatre)READ MORE
Jim discovered ready-to-drink iced coffee during a year travelling around Australia.
He decided to bring the drink to the UK and five years since the first carton sold in Selfridges, Jimmy's Iced Coffee became a supermarket staple. He tells us more about owning his own business.READ MORE
'I'm in the perfect job straight out of AUB'
Beth's currently working as an Account Executive for one of the UK's leading PR companies, read more to find out about Beth landing her dream role.READ MORE
MARKETING MANAGER, SPOTIFY
"My career highlights include: Throwing a birthday party for Stormzy in Mallorca. Organising intimate concerts for Justin Timberlake, Kylie Minogue, The 1975 and George Ezra. Leading brand campaigns and artist marketing campaigns, which I organise the media, budget and creative work for".READ MORE
FOUNDER OF RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL AND RED ROOSTER FESTIVAL, PRODUCTION MANAGER AND MUSIC BOOKER AT SECRET GARDEN PARTY FROM 2007-17
Founding Director and Promoter, Red Rooster Festival; General Manager and Production Manager, Neverworld Festival; Production Manager and Booker, The Dark Horses.READ MORE
CURRENT ROLE: PROJECT MANAGER, ITV EXPERIENCES
My career highlights include conceiving and launching ITV’s debut drama festival Elected internally as OneITV ambassador, mental health champion and the events lead for ITV’s Women’s Network.READ MORE
SENIOR EVENTS OFFICER, ARTS AND EVENTS, BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL
"My career highlights include running Diwali festival in Brent to currently the 250,000 people Bristol Harbour Festival, and many more in between".READ MORE
"WORK HARD, THEN WORK HARDER. FIND OUT WHAT YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT AND DON’T BE DISSUADED".
Andy is a Senior Lecturer and course director for BA (Hons) Illustration and Graphics, Coventry University.READ MORE
ARTIST, ART DIRECTOR, CREATIVE PRODUCTION MANAGER, CREATIVE BRAND CONSULTANT.
Designing shows such as Lovebox, Boomtown, Secret Garden party, Leeds and Reading. Travelling all over the world to work on festivals. Working creatively with major brands, such as The North Face, Vice and Google.READ MORE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, IN BETWEEN TIME (LIVE ARTS COMPANY)
"My career highlights have been working on Cultural Olympiad in 2012, and setting up a company to run independent Festival (Stoke Fest) with fellow student Robin Collings".READ MORE
STUDENT UNION PRESIDENT, ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH.
'My time on the course showed me it is conversations, not just organising an event where communication is key, but learning to talk, listen and pay attention to people’s speciﬁcs can really help you form a network of people to make amazing things come to life.’READ MORE
MUSIC PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, BOOMTOWN FAIR.
"The broad nature of the course gives you the whole picture of events, and insight into all the roles involved (which can vary greatly) to give you an understanding of how they relate and ultimately rely on each other".READ MORE
SENIOR GALLERY OFFICER/CURATOR, THE GALLERY ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH.
"The course enabled me to turn my ideas, organisational skills, words and writing into a powerful creative tool".READ MORE
PROGRAMME MANAGER, CAUSE 4
‘The practical creativity you get on the course gives you the support to try your ideas and work out what as an individual you’re good at (and what you aren’t) so that you can apply this in your career.’READ MORE
"I'M CURRENTLY AN MA MARKETING, DISTRIBUTION, SALES AND EXHIBITION STUDENT AT NATIONAL FILM AND TELEVISION SCHOOL".
"I graduated in 2018, but successfully programming my third year live event; booking and managing professional working bands throughout the process and getting into the Masters programme at NFTS have to be some of my highlights so far".READ MORE