Established in 1883 as a specialist institution, Arts University Bournemouth is a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries.
We’re passionate about the creative subjects we teach and continue to encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure in exploring and pushing subject knowledge and its boundaries.
We are the leading arts university for the creative industries. We relentlessly innovate, collaborate and connect in ways that turn creative talent into careers. Here are five reasons to study at AUB…FIND OUT MORE
News and events
A lot goes on within our creative campus. Even more goes on beyond. Stay up to date with what’s been happening at AUB.FIND OUT MORE
Careers at AUB
We’re growing fast and building a team of people who are as passionate about our culture as we are. Whether you’re looking for an academic role or to join our professional services, we want people who can share that vision.FIND OUT MORE
Alumni and friends
We’re proud of our Alumni. Many of them have gone on to do incredible things. In this section, you’ll find just a small selection of the big names that have graduated from our creative campus.FIND OUT MORE
Our Honorary Fellows include Edgar Wright and Dame Darcey Bussell DBE. AUB makes the award of Honorary Fellowship to persons who have made a significant contribution to the field of arts, design, media or performance.FIND OUT MORE
Widening Participation and Access
Widening participation and access supports the principle that people from any background with the potential to benefit from higher education (HE) should have the opportunity to do so.FIND OUT MORE
In becoming a student of AUB, you agree to the various terms and conditions of enrolment at the University.FIND OUT MORE
Collaboration with Industry
AUB supports research and innovation projects with Dorset Industry. Find out how we collaborate with industry partners here.Find out more
Our charter sets out AUB’s commitment to providing you with a service of the highest quality. You can read more about our responsibilities and your responsibilities here.FIND OUT MORE
AUB Charitable Trust Foundation
The Arts University Bournemouth Charitable Trust Foundation was established in 2005 and is active in supporting the university and the student experience. The foundation offers Endowment prizes for deserving students each graduating year – these prizes are the result of donations by individuals who have an association with AUB.
We occasionally engage in Fundraising too, most recently for our award-winning Drawing Studio.
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