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The Environment and AUB

We are a creative community that is committed to and shares a passion for the disciplines of art, design, media and performance.

We recognise that our activities impact upon the environment of students, staff and visitors as well as the wider community through our infrastructure development, and day to day operations.

In providing a specialist high-quality education experience in art, design, media and performance, we're committed to focusing on embedding continuous environmental, sustainable, and social justice improvement. We aim to be a centre of excellence in environmental management through engagement with the higher education sector and wider community to promote environmental best practice.

Sustainability and Net Zero (SNZ) programme

AUB has pledged to be net zero by 2030 and is a signatory of the EAUC Race to Zero. The Sustainability and Net Zero (SNZ) programme of works will enable AUB to meet its signatory net zero pledge; set non-emission targets; establish targets in relation to wider sustainability issues (such as supporting biodiversity); and will align with the University’s strategic vision and values. The SNZ will need to be considered and reflected throughout all AUB policies and procedures.

A Net Zero Task Force is established with the aim to set the initial programme, report on performance to Environment Committee, and make any necessary adjustments during the lifespan of the programme (and likely beyond).

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Our commitment to implementing best environmental practice is demonstrated through...

  • A commitment to the protection of the environment, including the prevention of pollution
  • A commitment to fulfil its compliance obligations
  • A commitment to continual improvement of the environmental management system to enhance environmental performance
  • A commitment to never investing in fossil fuels
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Environmental Sustainability

At AUB, we aim to make sure we're as environmentally sustainable as possible from campus building to student and staff training

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Student Engagement

Find out how you can get involved with AUB's Green Team and be a little greener

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Travel

To help the earth, AUB encourage students and staff to commute by sustainable means and provide incentives to travel sustainability

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Fairtrade and Food

As a member of the Fairtrade scheme, AUB's committed to ensuring that healthy and sustainable food is available to students and staff

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Sustainability awards

We’re committed to recognising and promoting the brilliant work which students do in responding to the importance of sustainability

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Biodiversity

Although we have limited green space on campus, we’re committed to maximising our potential, increasing biodiversity

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Overview

Our campus is a living, breathing, academic environment for creativity – it's where you'll make amazing things happen
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AUB:360 tour

Explore AUB's creative campus with our new 360° virtual tour
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Drawing Studio

Our iconic, blue Drawing Studio is used by student from all courses and was designed by Alumnus, Sir Peter Cook​
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TheGallery

Our in-house gallery, TheGallery, is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England
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MoDiP

MoDiP is the UK's leading resource for the study and interpretation of design in plastics and specialist research resource
Inside AUB's Library

The Library

The Library at AUB holds an excellent range of print and online collections
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Bournemouth Film School

With a history spanning over 50 years, BFS sits at the heart of AUB, setting the standard for turning creativity into careers
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Food and drink

We’ve got plenty of food and drink choices all over the AUB campus
Uniprint shop based on AUB's campus – paints and paper lining the walls

Uniprint

Uniprint is here for all your printing needs, offering services from dissertation printing and binding to business cards and banners.