Students and Applicants

We’re outlining our advice for students and applicants and answering your questions on accommodation, events, and other topics that you’ve asked us about. We’ll be regularly updating the page, so keep checking back for the latest AUB information.

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AUB Campus will be closed until further notice

AUB's campus will be closed as of 17.00 on Friday 20 March until further notice. The university itself will remain open, as we transfer the majority of our working and learning to online environments.

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Our Courses

Find your perfect degree course

Leaving sixth form or college? Our undergraduate courses are your springboard to the creative industries. Use our course finder to find the right ones for you.


What's on

There’s always an opportunity to showcase creativity.

From theatre productions, to dance performances and exhibitions, take a look at what our students are up to and book tickets to upcoming events.

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Why choose to study with us at AUB?

We are a leading arts university for the creative industries, turning creativity into careers. We're passionate about our creative subjects and encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure.



We've been named top UK University for Mental Health first aid!

AUB has been placed top of a league table looking into mental health first aid provision per student in UK universities. We have 58 qualified mental health first aiders per 1,000 students.

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AUB named Top Modern University in the South West

According to The Sunday Times AUB is a top 50 university, rising eight places to a new national ranking. The results have awarded AUB the highest score for quality of teaching when compared to other specialist Arts Universities.

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Research at AUB

Developing new understandings

Our research and scholarship enables original investigation; extending knowledge fields. Our research activity makes the world – and your creative education – better.




Located in the Library, MoDiP is a specialist research resource within AUB. It is the only accredited museum in the UK with a focus on plastics and is the UK's leading resource for the study and interpretation of design in plastics.

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World-class exhibitions on your doorstep

AUB’s onsite gallery is open to the public and welcomes local and international visitors. TheGallery is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England with exhibitions that have received both national and international recognition. It runs a number of artist talks, panel discussions and other events to support the exhibition programme.

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