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Our Campus - The Environment and AUB
Our Campus

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

Energy, Carbon and Water Aims

  • To reduce CO2e emissions per head by 40% by 2020 against 2005/6 baseline.
  • To reduce m3 water used per head.

Our Results

  • A new Carbon Management Plan (CMP) was developed in 2018.
  • We’ve met and superseded our CO2e emission target ahead of deadline.
  • We’ve recorded reliable and accurate data for water consumption as we’re aiming to establish a new baseline and target.

Climate Change - Higher Education Sector

The Higher Education sector target is a 43% reduction of CO2e emissions by 2020 against a 2005/6 baseline.

The new CMP takes us through to 2021 – in anticipation of a potential new sector target being announced in 2020. Some of the projects we’re working on include:

  • Installing LED lighting across the campus
  • Upgrading the Building Management System
  • Reviewing the North Building heating/water system
  • …and many other initiatives

Display Energy Certificates (DEC)

DECs are displayed at the entrance to each building. This gives a general overview of the energy efficiency of each building.

Explore the campus

AUB's drawing studio with the A Block in the background

Overview

Our campus is a living, breathing, academic environment for creativity – it's where you'll make amazing things happen
Life drawing class taking place inside the Drawing Studio

Drawing Studio

Our icon, blue Drawing Studio is used by student from all courses and was designed by Alumnus, Sir Peter Cook
A wall covered in colourful storyboards and multicolour book stands
Our in-house gallery, TheGallery, is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England
Display Cabinet

MoDiP

MoDiP is the UK's leading resource for the study and interpretation of design in plastics and specialist research resource
Still from the Green Week video showing fresh green produce in a box

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
Inside AUB's Library

The Library

The Library at AUB holds an excellent range of print and online collections
Actress sitting on a chair by a window

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
Image of Starbucks counter and seating area

Food and Drink

We’ve got plenty of food and drink choices all over the AUB campus