This is AUB. A place to shape and build your work; to learn, share, provoke and collaborate.
Our campus is a living, breathing, academic environment for creativity. It’s where you’ll make amazing things happen. With a backdrop of head-turning architecture, you’ll be in a community of like-minded makers and thinkers.
AUB is a microcosm of the creative industries. Right down to having the best tools for the job. We invest heavily in the technology and spaces that equip you for life in the creative industries. We want you to get used to the equipment and facilities you’ll find in the real world.
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EXPLORE OUR CAMPUS
Download our 360-degree augmented reality app, AUB AR, and watch our campus come to life in your hands. You can explore our buildings, take virtual tours and browse student work from across our BA (Hons) courses.FIND OUT MORE
Our stunning Drawing Studio was designed and completed by renowned architect and AUB alumnus, Professor Sir Peter Cook RA, and his office, CRAB. This special building was officially opened by the late Dame Zaha Hadid in 2016.FIND OUT MORE
MUSEUM OF DESIGN IN PLASTICS
Located in the Library, MoDiP is a specialist resource at AUB and the UK’s leading resource for the study and interpretation of design in plastics. It’s the only accredited museum in the UK with a focus on plastics.FIND OUT MORE
The Environment and AUB
Our goal is to ensure a sustainable future for the University as a specialist provider of arts, design, media and performance education. We’re committed to being proactive to reduce our effect on limited global resources.FIND OUT MORE
Our onsite gallery showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world, including collections on loan from major galleries and museums. TheGallery is comprised of six exhibition spaces and is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England. TheGallery team runs a number of artist talks, panel discussions and family days too.FIND OUT MORE
ON-CAMPUS HALLS, COMING SOON
We’re investing in our accommodation and building a new halls of residence – located on our campus in Wallisdown. It’ll be available for 2020/21 applicants and has students, locals and sustainability at the heart of it.Find out more
Bournemouth Film School
BFS includes all of our BA and MA Animation, Film Production, Visual Effects, Acting, Make-Up and Costume courses. It has a history spanning over 50 years and a prestigious reputation.FIND OUT MORE
Studio Theatre and Dance Studios
We have a ‘black box’ style theatre onsite here at AUB, as well as purpose-built, state-of-the-art dance studios. You can learn more about our performance spaces here.FIND OUT MORE
The AUB campus has a number of lecture theatres, seminar rooms, conference venues and boardrooms. You can learn more about these here.FIND OUT MORE
Between 2014 and 2016, AUB completed £17m of improvements, which included the first drawing studio to be built at a UK art school for 100 years. AUB has secured funding from Dorset LEP to build an Innovation Studio and plans were recently approved for expansion of the AUB campus, with new academic buildings and new accommodation.FIND OUT MORE
Printmaking Room and Passiv Haus
Our printmaking facilities are a hub of creativity on campus and have been inspiring students since 1964. Our unique sustainable space, Passiv Haus, is a light and airy studio.FIND OUT MORE
Centre for Creative Learning
The Centre for Creative Learning is continually improving our digital and physical learning environment, helping AUB to become the leading specialist university for creativity and careers.FIND OUT MORE
Food and Drink
We know that you need delicious, healthy food when you are in the middle of a brilliant project, so we’ve got plenty of choice on campus.FIND OUT MORE
We’re currently developing a new Innovation Studio on campus to support early stage start-ups. Designed by CRAB, the Innovation Studio will be opening its doors for Summer 2019.FIND OUT MORE
Room hire, Conferences & Events
Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) offer a range of dynamic meeting, seminar and networking rooms for individual hire, all equipped with the essential IT equipment.Find out more