BA (Hons) coursesVisual Communication

Students collaborate on sustainability workshop

BA (Hons) Architecture / Graphic Design / Modelmaking / Visual Communication Student Course news / Industry news / Collaborate – Published 27th Mar 17

Students from BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Architecture, BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Modelmaking collaborate on a two-day sustainability workshop.

The workshop was part of the AUB Human series of events that aim to inspire and challenge students to consider their own obligation towards social, ethical and sustainable practices.

Read more

Visual Communication scores 100% Student Satisfaction

BA (Hons) Visual Communication Course news / Achieve / Industry News – Published 17th Aug 16

BA (Hons) Visual Communication have full marks in the NSS survey for overall student satisfaction.

The NSS is a series of 23 online questions relating to six areas of the learning experience as well as student unions and overall student satisfaction. It is aimed at final year undergraduates, and assesses universities and other higher education providers on a number of satisfaction-based criteria every year.

Read more

Visual Communication alumni runs ‘Count on Me’

BA (Hons) Visual Communication Course news / Make / Live / Industry News – Published 24th Jun 16

Count On Me is a community campaign designed to bring the people of Bournemouth together in a collective way of counting to show that we care, and that we can make a difference.

The campaign is run by Angela Fendley, who began her studies at the Arts University Bournemouth in 2011 as a mature student studying a part-time Foundation Diploma in Art & Design. She enjoyed this so much she stayed on to complete a BA (Hons) Visual Communication.

Read more

Costume, Vis Com, Film & Acting collab on #ShakespeareSuperhero

BA (Hons) Acting / Costume and Performance Design / Visual Communication Course news / Make / alumni / Collaborate / Industry News – Published 24th Apr 16

What if Superheroes were around in Shakespearean times?

The BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has transformed DC Comic superheroes such as Batman, The Joker and Catwoman and reimagined them as Shakespearean characters in full Jacobean costume complete with ruffs, patterned silks and ornate cuffs and collars. The project is to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on 23rd April 2016 and to celebrate the release of two DC movies this year – Batman v Superman in March and Suicide Squad in August.

Read more

Students Collaborate on Short Film ‘Gangsters vs Vampires’

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design / Film Production / Graphic Design / Make-up for Media and Performance / Visual Communication Course news / Make / Collaborate / Industry News – Published 7th Aug 15

Students from multiple courses have come together to collaborate on a short film.

Gangsters vs Vampires will be produced by Blacktail Productions, founded by BA (Hons) Film Production students Zachary Fortais-Gomm and Alice Goodrich, and is due to start filming this August.

Read more

Interior Architecture and Visual Communication collab on ‘The Orb’

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design / Visual Communication Course news / Interreg / Collaborate / Industry News – Published 28th Apr 15

‘The Orb’ is a collaboration between BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design and BA (Hons) Visual Communication.

The Orb project was developed by a range of professionals and academics, from varying backgrounds and disciplines. Its concept was conceived through practical engagements of prototypes and discussions. The scope and application of the project are still in active discussion, as new collaborations and interpretations assist in the future of Orb dialog and development.

Read more

Winners of the ‘Making it Happen’ 24 hour design challenge with Care South announced

BA (Hons) Visual Communication Course news / Make / Engage / Industry News – Published 27th Apr 15

Students from BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Illustration have been announced as the winners of the second ‘Making it Happen’ 24-hour design challenge, which saw them design a new interview process and experience for home care planners.

Group E won first place with their Care South Planner Panic! app idea. The app encourages users to put themselves in the shoes of a home care planner and the challenges they face. The winning team included first-year BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Illustration students Jess Jolliffe, Dan Cramer, Gabe Roberston, Holly Carter, Niamh O’Sullivan, Matt Cox and Julia Espitalier.

Read more

VisCom’s Type and Cake brings the Bake Off to AUB

BA (Hons) Visual Communication Student / Staff Course news / Competition in Campus – Published 30th Jan 15

Students and staff from BA (Hons) Visual Communication brought the Great British Bake Off to AUB with their third annual Type and Cake competition.

Described by course leader, Sally Hope, as a fusion of the course’s collective love for type, cake and baking, the competition saw students from all three years, as well as lecturers and visiting tutors, enter cakes to be judged by a panel of graphic designers and industry experts.

Read more

Pop Down Pop Up Shop

BA (Hons) Graphic Design / Visual Communication Course news / Make / Live / Industry News – Published 27th Jan 15

Pop Down is a collaborative project between the Arts University Bournemouth and Pop-Up Poole. Our aim is to challenge your thinking and to turn your world upside down.

This project is a live brief for a pop-up shop to help regenerate Poole High Street with the theme of ‘Upside Down’. The project is a collaboration between BA (Hons) Graphic Design and  BA (Hons) Visual Communication to offer an opportunity to showcase student work.

Read more