First Term at BU and it’s contrast to Indian Education System

Having recently completed my first term as a Postgraduate Student at Bournemouth University, the difference between a Master’s course here and that in India is quite vast. While doing my undergraduate, I understood the fact that the Indian Educational System mostly favours the technically oriented students. This model is good in the fields of study… Read more »

First-ever “Student Masterclass” hosted by NCCA Animation Society

Animation Society plays an important part in the lives of all animation students at Bournemouth University. It acts as a link between social events for networking as well as learning the ways of the industry, while keeping the students updated on the latest technologies and practices. While walking on the same ideals, Animation Society organised… Read more »

BU’s SHIVA Project wins Times Higher Education (THE) Award

A BU research project which enables schoolchildren with disabilities to take part in artistic activities has won the Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research Award at the Times Higher Education (THE) annual ceremony. The SHIVA Project (Scuplture for Healthcare: Interaction and Visual Art in 3D) won the award at the THE Awards, one of the… Read more »

BAFTA Q&A: Interstellar winner Andy Lockley

Andy Lockley graduated from Bournemouth University in 2000 and his career has gone from strength to strength ever since. Andy works at visual effects house Double Negative where he has worked on films like The Dark Knight, Hot Fuzz and the Harry Potter franchise. Andy was on stage at the Oscar’s in 2012 accepting the Best… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate Interstellar BAFTA

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating after being recognised for their visual effects work on the film Interstellar. Interstellar won the Special Visual Effects BAFTA at the 2015 Awards ceremony, with BU graduate Andy Lockley and one of BU’s honorary doctorates, Paul Franklin, invited on stage to pick up the award. Lockley and… Read more »

BU’s National Centre for Computer Animation Features in the Telegraph

Bournemouth University’s National Centre for Computer Animation has received press recognition helping to design an amazing piece of new technology. Dr Leigh McLoughlin and Professor Alexander Pasko featured in the Telegraph for helping to bring the SHIVA (Sculpture for Health-care: Interaction and Visual Art in 3D) Project to life. This new equipment allows disabled students… Read more »

BU graduates’ out of this world success on VFX for Gravity

Graduates and lecturers from BU’s National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) have reached for the stars with their work on the award-winning visual effects for the film Gravity. The blockbuster, which stars George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, won in a number of high-profile categories at the 2014 BAFTAs – including Outstanding British Film and Best… Read more »