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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.


Read about placement opportunities and discover how gaining industry experience will help you.

BU in your country

BU in your country

Read about entry requirements specific to your country and find out where our nearest representative is based.

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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 stories

Student stories

Hear more from current students about their BU experience.
Academic dates

Academic dates

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

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Preparatory programmes

Prepare for degree-level study by taking a foundation certificate or pre-sessional English course through our partner Bournemouth University International College.
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Contact us

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

International students

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


Kalba fair, Latvia

Meet Bournemouth University as part of the Kalba fair in Latvia.

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Shannon's story

See why Shannon chose to study at Bournemouth University in an animation created by BU students and graduates.