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At Bournemouth University we have a full-time Chaplain who co-ordinates the Chaplaincy, two associate Chaplains who work part-time, an international Chaplain who works closely with the international students and a number of visiting Chaplains who respond as requested.

Between us we cover all the major religions and are happy to care for individuals whatever their background or beliefs.

Our staff

BU Chaplain

The BU Chaplain is the co-ordinator of the Chaplaincy and the only full-time member of the team

Free Church Chaplain

Sharon Hartwell is our Free Church Chaplain and represents the denominations: Methodist, Baptist, United Reformed, Salvation Army and Quakers.

International Chaplain

Meet Sue Burt, the International Chaplain, who is responsible for welcoming and providing support to international students.

Faith advisors & societies

There are several Faith advisors and societies that can help you. Discover more about how we can support you.