Why AUB?

Do more than teach: Inspire

We expect our teachers to do more than inform.

We want them to inspire a generation with memorable, ground–breaking courses. To help them, we invest in their research, support them in their real world businesses, and encourage them to bring innovation into their courses.

AUB awarded Gold Rating in TEF

Course news / Inspire / Achieve / Industry News – Published 22nd Jun 17

AUB is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Gold standard rating by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The TEF is a new scheme for recognising excellent teaching, in addition to existing national quality requirements for universities, colleges and other higher education providers.

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AUB’s Cube – Collaboration on every Corner

Alumni Inspire / Story / Industry News in Campus – Published 16th Jun 17

AUB has created a new platform to showcase its students’ creative output with the installation of the cube, a piece of art in its own right which showcases images of over 400 pieces of work.

The 3 metre by 3 metre construction, which currently sits in the middle of AUB’s beautiful campus, greets those who attend the University’s Summer Shows this year and its Open Day on Saturday.

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AUB Design and Studio Workshops win national awards

Preparation for HE / Undergraduate / BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance / Modelmaking Course news / Industry news / Inspire / Courses / Industry News in Campus – Published 24th May 17

AUB Design Studios (Blocks A and B) have won a second award, at the RIBA South West Award 2017 ceremony.

The Design and Studio Workshops (Blocks A and B that house BA (Hons) Make Up for Media and Performance, BA (Hons) Modelmaking studios and Preparation for HE) have now taken two awards at recent ceremonies.

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AUB24 x Bestival

Creative Events Management / Graphic Design / Visual Communication Course news / Make / Inspire / Collaborate / Industry News – Published 18th May 17

This morning, members of the Bestival team delivered a live brief to students, as part of AUB24.

Joe Elkins, Head of Brand Marketing at Bestival, set the following brief:

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Visiting Tutor exhibits at Petworth House

BA (Hons) Illustration Course news / Industry news / Inspire – Published 27th Mar 17

BA (Hons) Illustration Visiting Tutor, Richard Allen, was named Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year in 2016. He’s now exhibiting his work at Petworth House.

Richard is the subject of a solo exhibition at Petworth House of his commissioned work for the National Trust. Petworth has long been associated with acclaimed artists and has a collection shaped by a family of collectors and patrons.

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Wolfgang Tillmans gives guest lecture

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography / Photography Alumni Course news / Industry news / Inspire – Published 20th Mar 17

Wolfgang Tillmans, critically acclaimed Photographer and AUB alumnus, recently visited the University to give a guest lecture to students.

The lecture is part of the BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Guest Speaker programme, which includes speakers from a variety of areas within the creative industries, including set designers, art directors, picture editors, agents, stylists and photographers from a variety of genres.

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AUB Human presents: Who Cares?

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student / Staff / Alumni Course news / Industry news / Inspire / Engage – Published 24th Feb 17

Who Cares? is a series of talks, workshops and a one day symposium, bringing together award winning industry speakers, alumni and students from Arts University Bournemouth.

Who Cares? will explore how designers can make a positive difference to the lives of others and use their skills as a force for global good. This series of events aims to inspire and challenge designers to consider their own obligation towards social, ethical and sustainable design. The focus of the talks will be to share information, practice and philosophies, and demonstrate the potential for creativity to address the global issues we face today.

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Graphic Design Network Event 2017

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Student Course news / Industry news / Inspire – Published 16th Feb 17

AUB Graphic Design Network 2017 – #AUBMAKERS

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are currently preparing for their network event on Thursday 23rd February.  The event will give second year students the opportunity to present their website portfolio to an industry professional and receive feedback. 

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Fine Art Lecturer featured in Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition

BA (Hons) Fine Art Staff Course news / Industry news / Inspire – Published 13th Dec 16

BA (Hons) Fine Art Lecturer, Dominic Shepherd, is exhibiting at Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter Exhibition.

His painting, ‘The Season of the Witch’, is included in this major exhibition celebrating the life of the writer Angela Carter. Delving into the latent meanings of childhood fairytales and the twisted imagery of gothic mysticism, this exhibition pays homage to the dark and compelling drama of Carter’s visual imagination – brutal, surrealist and savage.

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