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.

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 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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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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MA MA Architecture: Spatial Practices / MA Commercial Photography / MA Fine Art / MA Graphic Design / MA Illustration Course news / Make / Achieve / Industry News – Published 31st Aug 16

On Monday (5th September) visitors to AUB are invited to explore work designed and created by graduating MA students at the Private View of the University’s postgraduate exhibition, GRAFT.

 AUB’s Fine Art Studios will host work from across the MA degree courses at AUB, including Commercial Photography, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration and Spatial Practices.

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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.

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