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The start of the academic year
You and thousands of other excited people are preparing their journey to BU and a whole new life in Bournemouth – and we’re waiting to welcome you.
Your essential guides to the start of term at BU
Whether you are coming straight from school or college, returning to education as a mature student or taking a break from employment we understand how helpful it is to have experience of completing a task related to your course before you get here.
Discover Bournemouth and all the beautiful places that surround it. There's far more to our town than just its beach - see where you could explore in this stunning corner of Dorset.
Your online academic timetable includes details of your lectures, seminars and other learning sessions relevant to your course.
You can access PCs, techno-booths, computer labs and our free WiFi at all BU locations.
Read about our support services and find out more about student life at BU.
Whether you are joining us this September, or just planning a visit then please be aware we're based on two campuses so make sure you've got the right one! Directions and maps to both campuses can be found here.
There are three, free mobile apps we recommend you download to your smartphone or tablet to make the most of all BU and SUBU have to offer.
You should find all the information you need before arriving in Bournemouth on this website, but here are some frequently asked questions which may also help.
All you need to know about accommodation at BU.
Find out about fees and funding, including scholarships and bursaries.
Here’s a flavour of what you can expect when you arrive at BU - created by SUBU (our Students’ Union).
Whatever you do, you’ll belong at BU.