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Our Campus

This is AUB. A place to shape and build your work; to learn, share, provoke and collaborate.

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 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.

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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Sustainable Resource Management

We're aiming to reduce the overall waste made at the university by increasing our recycling rate

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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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Energy, Carbon and Water

We're making a conscious effort to reduce CO2e emissions and m3 water used per head

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

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Governance, Polices and Plans

We encourage and promote environmental sustainability throughout all our operations at AUB, find out more about our Sustainability Plan

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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


Being sustainable on a Student Budget

How can I be more sustainable on a student budget?

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Explore the campus

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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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Our in-house gallery, TheGallery, is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England
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MoDiP is the UK's leading resource for the study and interpretation of design in plastics and specialist research resource
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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