8 June – 16 June 2018

AUB Campus

Private View: 7 June 2018

The Arts University Bournemouth’s Summer Shows are a celebration of the achievements of our 2018 graduating students.

The Summer Shows provide an exciting opportunity for the students to showcase their final project work to the public, transforming the AUB campus into the biggest gallery space in the South West of England.

Take a look at the work that has been on display so far for the  Summer Shows. 

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AUB was first established in 1885 as a specialist art institution, and is now a leading university, offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries.

The University is passionate about its subjects and encourages curiosity, risk-taking and adventure. It provides staff and students with a well-resourced environment in which to practise to the highest professional standards.

The UK’s creative industries are worth almost £90 billion per year to the UK economy, accounting for 1 in 11 jobs; this year AUB celebrated a 98% employment rate.


AUB has been awarded the highest rating of Gold by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award recognises excellence in teaching and has stated that AUB delivers consistently outstanding teaching, academic support and outcomes for its students.

Full-Time study

AUB offers a range of full-time study within the areas of Prep for HE, BA, MA, and Postgraduate Research degrees to help turn your creativity into a career. You can take a look at our courses here.


Spend a day in our creativity community. Our open days are a fantastic opportunity to get a feel for studying at AUB, explore the campus, see what students are working on and talk to the tutors.


AUB offers a diverse programme of activities for schools and colleges that give young people the unique opportunity to engage in workshops with TheGallery and off-campus at schools.


For aspiring and developing young artists aged between 9-18, AUB offers courses suited to explore creativity outside of the school environment, guided by our inspiring and experienced tutors. These classes range from a variety of mediums including modelmaking and animation.


With over 50 courses in 19 subjects, whether it’s about enhancing your creativity, mastering a new skill, or indulging in a subject you have a passion for, discover what our specialist campus has to offer from experts and collaborations with a diverse mixture of students.