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.

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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Richard Allen named Landscape Artist of the Year

BA (Hons) Illustration Staff Course news / Industry news / Inspire – Published 30th Nov 16

Sky Arts awards A. Richard Allen the Landscape Artist of the Year.

BA (Hons) Illustration visiting tutor, Richard Allen has been named Landscape Artist of the Year. In a dramatic grand final on Sky Arts on Tuesday 29 November, Richard prevailed over stiff competition, beating thousands of other artists to claim the top prize: Landscape Artist of the Year!

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Visiting Tutor through to Semi-Finals for Sky Arts Landscape Painter of the Year

BA (Hons) Illustration Staff Course news / Inspire – Published 17th Nov 16

A. Richard Allen, Illustration Visiting Tutor, has won his heat in the Sky Arts Landscape Painter of the Year television show/competition.

Richard has created illustrations and artwork for some of the most recognisable brands in the world, and has been a great help and inspiration to our Illustration students this year.

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