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

Food and drink

We know that you need delicious, healthy and well-priced food when you're in the middle of a brilliant project, so don't worry. We’ve got plenty of choices all over campus. You can’t innovate on an empty stomach.

  • All our fish comes from sustainable well managed marine sources
  • We strongly support the Fairtrade Foundation – all of our bananas are Fairtrade
  • All our milk is sourced from the UK
  • All our eggs are British sourced with the Lion Mark and Free Range
  • Over 30% of our delivery vehicles use Bio-Diesel
  • Information is always available on dietary requirements, GDA's and allergen guidance

Opening times

Outlet Monday-Friday Saturday Sunday

The Refectory




The Refectory – Uni Food Hub App




The Shop




Arts Bar and Costa








* The Shop Saturday opening hours are from 16 October-11 December 2021.

Explore our food outlets

Find out what each outlet offers below:

The Refectory sits at the heart of campus offering a wide range of freshly cooked, often themed dishes from our chefs. This vibrant outlet serves popular dishes offering filled wraps, burgers, burritos, pizza and jacket potatoes (fish and chips Friday is always a winner).

There's always delicious vegetarian/vegan options as well, along with a meal deal with a main, side and drink priced at £5.95.

Students and staff can also click and collect via the 'Uni Food Hub App' – Available Monday-Friday, 11.30-19.00.

The Shop serves a wide range of sandwiches, salads and meal deals along with all your favourite branded snacks, confectionery as well as hot and cold drinks at great prices.

There's also a hot cabinet, where you can find your favourite sausage rolls, pastries, vegan snacks and pasties on the go. It's your one-stop shop to get you through the day.

The Arts Bar is located on the first floor above the Refectory. Perfect for your 'grab and go' breakfast. We serve all your favourite Costa hot and cold beverages along with a selection of sweet and savoury offerings, making the Arts Bar the place for a quick meeting or on the go.

We also sell a wide range of alcoholic drinks at the bar.

Located in the North Building, adjacent to TheGallery, our experienced baristas will keep you going throughout the day - perfect for a 'grab and go' breakfast.

We offer a wide range of Fair-Trade products, offering hot and cold beverages, freshly cooked paninis, pastries, savoury bites and a selection of vegan items.

Contact Chartwells:

Scott Duburguet, Catering Manager
Tel: +44 1202 363205

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


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Life drawing class taking place inside the Drawing Studio

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A wall covered in colourful storyboards and multicolour book stands


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Display Cabinet


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The Library

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Actress sitting on a chair by a window

Bournemouth Film School

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