Why Choose AUB?
This is AUB. An environment to shape and build your work; to learn, share, provoke and collaborate. A creative community for original thinkers and innovative makers, where boundaries are pushed and creative alliances are formed. A place from which convention is tested, the landscape altered and creative careers launched. A living, breathing, connected academic environment for creativity.
From award-winning screenwriters to turner prize-worthy photographers, AUB has been the springboard for plenty of creative careers.
We believe that architecture plays an integral role in shaping a specialist creative hub in which to work. At AUB you’ll find industry-standard studios, workshops, and a multi-award-winning drawing studio. All of which Is complimented by Bournemouth’s rich mixture of beaches, nightlife, and culture.
We’ve been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, which recognises excellent teaching. This is made possible by a dedicated team of teachers, researchers, and industry practitioners who are here to support you and help you to achieve outstanding outcomes.
At 98% we currently have the joint highest Graduate Employment Rate of any English University* – making AUB the gateway to the £92 billion creative Industries. These Industries are currently growing at a faster rate than the whole of the UK Economy, accounting for 1 in 11 jobs.**
There is always a buzz of activity on campus with events such as AUBHuman, which celebrates social, ethical and sustainable creative practice as well as AUB24, where we turn the university into the largest creative agency on the south coast for 24 hours. AUB24 gives students the opportunity to work on briefs from prestigious companies and past briefs have been from companies such as Virgin, Bestival and the RNLI.
To find out more, please visit aub.ac.uk
*2017 DLHE survey of 2015/16 graduates’ activities
**gov.uk report: DCMS sectors economic estimates 2016: GVA