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Open Days and ways to meet us

Find out all the different ways you can explore our campuses, chat to academic staff, current students and other members of the BU team.

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Find out about the entry requirements specific to your country and see where our nearest BU representatives are based.
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Why choose BU

Find out what makes BU such a great place to study and discover why Bournemouth is such a wonderful place to live. 

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How and when to apply

Read about what information you need to get your application started and how to apply.

Student life and support

Student life and support

Read about our support services and find out more about what we do to enhance our students' experience throughout their time at BU.

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Student stories

Hear more from current students about their BU experience.

Course information

Academic dates

Academic dates

See an overview of our term dates, including for 45-week NHS courses that begin in September or February. 

Preparatory programmes

Preparatory programmes

We offer a number of programmes that can improve your English or prepare you for studying at university.

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Chat to us about your application, life at BU or higher education in general – we're here to offer advice and provide support.

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International students

We have a strong international student community. Find all the practical advice and information you need here.

Care leavers

Find out about the support available to help you succeed in higher education and get advice here.

Parents and carers

Learn more about what university study means for your child, and how you can support them.

Teachers and advisers

See how we support the work of teachers and advisers through events and other resources.



MSc Sport Management

Gary Evans presents this webinar which will give you an excellent insight into the MSc Sport Management course at BU.


Accommodation webinar

Register for this webinar to find out more about your accommodation options while studying at Bournemouth University.

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Oli and Dom's story

Here are some tips on how to write a personal statement. In this video we'll give you advice on what to think about putting into your personal statement. As well as ideas on where to look for support.