Why AUB?

Do more than dream: Achieve

We’re a practical university with strong ambitions for our graduates to enjoy rewarding careers.

Our alumni constantly return with incredible stories of things they’ve done, business they’ve created and awards they’ve won. Read their stories here.

Acting Alumni production to show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

BA (Hons) Acting Alumni Course news / Industry news / Achieve – Published 3rd Mar 17

BA (Hons) Acting Alumni Elliot Warren and Olivia Brady’s production, FLESH & BONE will be showing at Pleasance Courtyard at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, having won £10,000 as part of the Charlie Hartill Fund.

The pair started Unpolished Theatre Company in September 2016 and Flesh and Bone is their first show. Described as “A show that gives the gritty residents of an East London Tower Block a stage, through their wickedly eloquent voices we are thrust into their stories, held by the scruff of the neck, and made to listen” FLESH & BONE follows the lives of five characters, three of which are played by AUB Alumni, Elliot Warren, Olivia Brady and Alessandro Babalola.

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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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Have You Got Four Candles? Alumnus book brings Poole history to life

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography / Graphic Design Alumni Course news / Make / alumni / Achieve / Industry News – Published 26th Sep 16

BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumnus, James Addison, is delighted to have released his first book, exploring inside one of Britain’s oldest hardware stores.

The book goes behind the scenes at W.E. Boone & Co – well known locally for its Aladdin’s cave interior filled with unexpected delights. Addison documents its 195 years of heritage that includes scandal, fire and the effect of two world wars. James worked with Photographer Rose Duffy who graduated from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2011.

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Commercial Photography alumni featured in Portrait of Britain

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Alumni Course news / Make / Achieve / Industry News – Published 13th Sep 16

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography alumni, Adama Jalloh and Clare Hewitt, have been featured in the British Journal of Photography’s Portrait of Britain.

Adama and Clare’s work was selected from almost 4,000 entries to be part of the exhibition, which celebrates the country’s unique heritage and diversity. The featured work will be showing across digital screens in railway stations, shopping centres, high streets and bus stops around the UK.

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