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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.

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

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography / Graphic Design Alumni Achieve / alumni / Course news / Industry News / Make – 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 Achieve / Course news / Industry News / Make – 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 Show – GRAFT

MA MA Architecture: Spatial Practices / MA Commercial Photography / MA Fine Art / MA Graphic Design / MA Illustration Achieve / Course news / Industry News / Make – 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 Achieve / Course news / 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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Creative Events Management scores 100% Student Satisfaction – top in UK

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management Achieve / Course news / Industry News – Published 16th Aug 16

BA (Hons) Creative Events Management have received full marks for student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey.

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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MoDiP secures funding from Arts Council England

MoDiP Achieve / Industry News / Inspire in MoDiP – Published 4th Aug 16

Specialist research resource at AUB, The Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP), has today been awarded a grant of £36,400 by Arts Council England.

Arts Council England has awarded 94 museums and organisations a total of £12,271,676, as part of the second round of the Museum Resilience Fund. The fund aims to support museums to become more sustainable and resilient businesses.

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