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About Bournemouth University

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Welcome to BU

Welcome to BU

Vice-Chancellor John Vinney is proud of Bournemouth University's many achievements. Read about what makes BU special in his words.

Our people

Our people

We believe our people are our most valuable asset. Every day, we encourage them to challenge the world around them and change it in a positive way.

About - Jobs


If you think that you could make a contribution to our community, then check our list of current vacancies - as well as finding out more about what it is like to be part of our team.
Vision and values

Vision and values

See how we are positioning ourselves for the future by taking a closer look at our vision and values and read the Strategic Plan 2012-2018.

Global Reputation, Regional Impact

Global Reputation, Regional Impact

Find out how we contribute over £1m a day to the economy in the South West, as well as the wider benefits we bring to the local area.

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Our governance

Find out more about how the university is governed and managed by the Executive Team and University Board to reading the latest Annual Review.

Our history and heritage

Home today to 18,000 students and 2,000 staff, read more about the history of Bournemouth University and what our crest and motto say about us.

Quality and standards

Learn about the systems and processes we use to ensure we maintain the highest possible quality and standards for the academic programmes we deliver.

Our awards

Our commitment to excellence has been rewarded with some prestigious awards, and we're proud to be able to highlight some of them here.


Find out how we are managing our impact on the world around us, explore our green credentials and learn more about how we are protecting the environment for future generations.

Press Office

Find out how to contact us for expert comment, news stories and information about the university.