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Do more than observe: Engage

We don’t want our students and staff to be bystanders.

There’s plenty to be involved in here from debate to sport, volunteering to social life. A richer more rewarding experience of life will be good for your studies too.

University Music present Goldberg Variations

BA (Hons) Engage / Industry News – Published 5th Oct 16

University Music present Johan Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations. The recital took place on 30th September at TheGallery, AUB.

The variations were played by Sam Hanson on University Music’s newly-acquired harpsichord, by the maker William de Blaise.

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Collaborative Project Success

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design Course news / Engage – Published 30th Sep 16

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design collaborate on Inside Out Dorset Performance Festival.

The festival saw a range of inspiring and uplifting performances and installations on the subject of climate change and the natural environment. Multi-disciplinary company Arbonauts presented Soaring Sky, a site-specific performance in the sand dunes (Whitepits) of Hengistbury Head.

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Graphic Design students collaborate with Larmer Tree Festival

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student Collaborate / Course news / Engage / Industry News / Make – Published 1st Jul 16

Three students from BA (Hons) Graphic Design have been working with Larmer Tree Festival to produce a festival newspaper.

Luke Brown, Amber Ruske and Emma McEvoy originally pitched the idea to Larmer Tree during AUB24,  as a response to the 24-hour live brief: “How do we creatively and successfully roll out and embed the evolution of our identity in our marketing activity throughout the year, at the festival and beyond?”

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AUB collaborates with Modernism on Sea Festival

BA (Hons) Architecture / Costume and Performance Design / Graphic Design Course news / Engage / Industry News – Published 22nd Jun 16

AUB students and staff contribute to the Modernism on Sea Festival. The festival celebrated Art and Culture of the 1930’s and took place at Talbot Heath School to mark their 130-year anniversary.

Among the many 1930’s inspired events that took place, BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design ran a workshop in Millinery and Modernism,  BA (Hons) Graphic Design ran a Type Print workshop while course leader, Simon Beeson from BA (Hons) Architecture gave an inspirational lecture.

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‘Exchange’ at ArtSway

BA (Hons) Fine Art Collaborate / Course news / Engage / Industry News / Make – Published 28th Oct 15

BA (Hons) Fine Art students have been in residence at ArtSway and the Silver Hind Restaurant and village inn.

The exhibition took place across the two venues in the form of an exchange. The students collaboratively curated the exhibition treating the ArtSway gallery as a site for communal and social interaction and the pub as a platform to exhibit artwork. The art collection was removed from the pub walls and installed at the ArtSway Gallery.

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Winners of the ‘Making it Happen’ 24 hour design challenge with Care South announced

BA (Hons) Visual Communication Course news / Engage / Industry News / Make – Published 27th Apr 15

Students from BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Illustration have been announced as the winners of the second ‘Making it Happen’ 24-hour design challenge, which saw them design a new interview process and experience for home care planners.

Group E won first place with their Care South Planner Panic! app idea. The app encourages users to put themselves in the shoes of a home care planner and the challenges they face. The winning team included first-year BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Illustration students Jess Jolliffe, Dan Cramer, Gabe Roberston, Holly Carter, Niamh O’Sullivan, Matt Cox and Julia Espitalier.

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AUB students build a Crowd

BA (Hons) Film Production / Graphic Design / Illustration / Visual Communication Collaborate / Course news / Engage / Make – Published 18th Dec 14

On site agency, Crowd have been working with students from across the AUB to win several awards for innovative communication work.

Their latest project – ‘Build a Crowd‘ saw the agency work with students from BA (Hons) Film Production to produce a series of films that define audience engagement.

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AUBSU work to carbon offset all new students

Students' Union Engage / Industry News / Inspire / Live – Published 2nd Dec 14

The Students’ Union at Arts University Bournemouth and AUB have formed a partnership with the Woodland Trust which will see a tree planted for each new student at AUB.

Tuesday 9th December brought together students and staff from the Arts University Bournemouth,  SUBU, the Woodland Trust, Slades Farm Community Garden project and Bournemouth Borough Council at Slades Farm (a local outdoor community space) to take part in the planting of 1000 trees.

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AUB team nets three awards at this year’s BFX Festival

BA (Hons) / MA Animation Production Student Award / Course news / Engage / Industry News / Inspire – Published 1st Oct 14

AUB team ‘Three and a Half Beards’ hit the hat-trick at this year’s BFX Festival, taking home awards for Best Pipeline/Workflow, Best 2D/3D Animation and Best Achievement Overall.

Their final animation ‘The Boy and Moon’ was produced in seven weeks as part of the BFX competition, which saw them up against eight different teams consisting of students and graduates from a number of universities. Watch their final animation of the ‘making of’ video on the right.

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International Make-up Artist Trade Show 2014

BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance Course news / Engage / Industry News – Published 31st Mar 14

Make-up for Media and Performance will be exhibiting at IMATS in June from 27th-29th. This year our stand has doubled in size, as has the number of students (approx 30) who will be demonstrating their practical hair, make-up and prosthetic skills.

The exhibition in London is one of only 6 around the World which is specifically for the make-up industry with world renowned make-up and prosthetic artists holding seminars and demonstrations, there is also a creature museum and international make-up supplies companies.

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