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Latest updates from the creative community

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FAD win for Fashion student

BA (Hons) Fashion Student Course news / Achieve / Industry News – Published 22nd Feb 17

BA (Hons) Fashion student, Sophie Whatling, has been awarded runner up at FAD Competition 2017.

Described by Vogue.com as an “undeniable springboard”, the FAD Competition exists to inspire, support and promote young designers at the earliest stage in their careers.

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Graduate in residence blog: Invited to talk at Making Space

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Staff Graduate in Residence Blog – Published 8th Feb 17

I was invited by Making Space (a community-based arts organisation) in Hampshire to talk about my practice at their bi-monthly networking lunch.

As the lead craft organisation in Hampshire and the only visual arts organisation funded by Hampshire County Council, Making Space initiates opportunities for new networks and partnership working to raise the profile of craft. This includes working with local arts organisations and contributing to regional and national developments around craft and community engagement.

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Graduate in residence blog: Workshop with Southdowns College

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Workshop Graduate in Residence Blog – Published 8th Feb 17

Sonic workshop at Southdowns College

It was really exciting for me to have the chance to run a workshop with my old college class. I studied my Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at Southdowns college before coming to AUB and it was through that course that I became more aware of my future aspirations as a practicing artist. The art department at Southdowns is home to a superb set of lecturers that not only encouraged my educational development but also inspired me to pursue my aspirations.

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Graduate films nominated for RTS Awards

BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production / Film Production Graduate / Alumni Course news / Achieve / Industry News – Published 1st Feb 17

Films and Animations from both BA (Hons) Animation Production and BA (Hons) Film Production have been nominated for the Royal Television Society Student Awards, Southern Region.

BA (Hons) Animation Production’s animated short, Kamigami, will be competing in the Animation category against entries from University for the Creative Arts and Bournemouth University.

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Museum of Design in Plastics wins HEFCE funding

MoDiP Industry Industry News / Announcement in MoDiP – Published 20th Jan 17

The Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP) at Arts University Bournemouth has been selected to receive £76,625 funding for 2017/18 from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

HEFCE praised MoDiP for being a museum that makes a unique and significant contribution to national and international research and scholarship, alongside the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University and the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford University.

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Opening of Lucienne Day exhibition in TheGallery

Industry News – Published 13th Jan 17

Yesterday saw the formal opening of TheGallery’s exhibition Lucienne Day: Living Design, with a panel discussion followed by a private view.

The panel was chaired by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Emma Hunt, and included Chancellor Sir Christopher Frayling, Dr. Jennifer Harris and Lucienne and Robin Day’s daughter, Dr. Paula Day.

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