Mike Orange (PR 1986-91) wins Innovation award

It has been a good year for Mike Orange (PR 1986-91), Head of Business Development and Head of Engineering at Cecence. They recently won the Innovations in Composite Design Industry Award 2019. The ceremony was held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, which Mike attended along with Holly Scott-Donaldson (MO 1989-91), Head of Sales […]

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Hamish Brown ‘In Tune’

Hamish Brown (C1 2006-11) performed as piano accompanist in a live broadcast on Thursday 12 September on BBC Radio 3’s “In Tune”. He accompanied mezzo-soprano Beth Taylor in a performance of Hamilton Harty’s song “Sea Wrack”. Their radio appearance followed this year’s Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera International Song Competition, in which Hamish and Beth were one […]

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Duncan Shoosmith – Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

Artist, Duncan Shoosmith (SU 1982-87) has been crowned Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 in the final of the competition which was screened on Tuesday April 16. As part of the prize he was commissioned to paint a portrait of Tom Jones, shown in the above photo. You can find out more about […]

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Morshead helps The Cricketer to National Award

THE work of Sam Morshead (LI 2000-05), Digital Editor at the Cricketer, has helped The Cricketer win the Outstanding Online Coverage of Domestic Cricket award in the ECB Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards. The prize, which has been claimed by BBC Online and ESPNcricinfo in recent years, reflects both The Cricketer’s commitment to the county game […]

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Packard’s Production Wins Gold

TEACH A Man to Fish – produced by Ian Packard (BH 2003-08) – received the prestigious Gold Arrow award for ‘Best Student Commercial’ at this year’s British Arrows CRAFT Awards, which took place on Wednesday 23rd November 2016 in London. Teach A Man to Fish was made as part of the school’s Bridges to Industry […]

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OM’s show on BBC Radio 6

THIS Friday on BBC Radio 6, Lewis Borg-Cardona’s (BH 1973-77) latest network radio show airs. Steve Levine presents two hours of ‘Alternative 80s: An Insider’s History Of Pop’, sitting in for Iggy Pop (7-9pm), as part of the BBC’s ‘My Generations 1980s’ strand. The show is programmed and written by Lewis, with interviewees including Midge […]

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Perrins awarded an honorary degree

ROBERT Perrins (SU 1979-83) has been awarded an honorary degree to mark the 50th Anniversary of Aston University’s award of a Royal Charter and status as a University. 23 honorary degrees were awarded to prominent Aston graduates, luminaries and leading figures from throughout the University’s history. Robert graduated with an honours degree in Geological sciences […]

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