BU is AFC Bournemouth’s official higher education partner, and with this partnership comes great benefits to both parties.
Tickets for AFC Bournemouth home games are in high demand, and we're pleased to share that four pairs of tickets will be available for BU students to watch the team play in each of the Premier League home games during the 2018/19 season.
For the chance to purchase one of four pairs of tickets at the student rate of £19 per ticket, you will need to be a full-time BU student and enter a ballot.
Application dates for tickets to see the final AFCB Premier League home game for the start of this season are as follows:
AFCB v Everton: Saturday 25 August
- Ballot opens: 09:00 hrs, Monday 12 August
- Ballot closes: 15:00 hrs, Wednesday 22 August
AFCB v Leicester City: Saturday 15 September
- Ballot opens: 09:00 hrs, Sunday 26 August
- Ballot closes: 15:00 hrs, Wednesday 12 September
AFCB v Crystal Palace: Monday 1 October
- Ballot opens: 09:00 hrs, Sunday 16 September
- Ballot closes: 15:00 hrs, Wednesday 27 September
The list of Premier League fixtures can be viewed on the AFC Bournemouth website - please check regularly as matches can occasionally be moved due to TV schedules and other reasons.
Please be aware that supporters of the opposite team won’t be eligible to apply and match checks will be carried out to ensure there is no misuse of the tickets.
Enter the ballot
If you think you are eligible, apply for the tickets by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the full name, phone number, course name and the student ID number of both students claiming the pair of tickets (phone numbers are needed so you can be contacted prior to match day).
Only current, full-time BU students can apply and will need to produce their BU student ID card in order to collect the tickets after purchase. If you are successful you will be notified at least two days before the match, when payment will taken over the phone, and details are shared on collecting your tickets.
Successful applicants are reminded that you are representing both yourself and the University while attending the match, so behaviour must be appropriate while you help cheer on the Cherries!
Find out more about BU's partnership with AFC Bournemouth and our shared goals.