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Here you'll find all you need to know about applying to AUB as an international student.

EU and International Scholarships

We aim to have a diverse student environment with the best creative talent in the UK and have several bursaries and scholarships available. These are awarded for every year of your course, giving you financial support throughout your time studying with us.

We want to make this as a simple process as possible – there are no scholarship application forms to fill out - you'll be automatically considered for all eligible scholarships and bursaries when you complete an application to one of our full-time courses.

To help you plan and budget your finances during your time at Arts University Bournemouth, as an international student, we've created a Cost of Living guide.

If you'd like to discuss any of these financial awards or discuss any financial matters, get in touch with our International team who'll be able to help.

Creative Start Scholarship

Creative Start Scholarship

For International Foundation and Foundation Diploma students – receive a scholarship of between £2,000-£5,000

International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships

International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships

Our international scholarships are awarded to recognise and support creative talent within the global international student community.

EU Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships

EU Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships

Our EU Scholarships are awarded to recognise and support creative talent within the EU student community.

GREAT Scholarships 2023/24

GREAT Scholarships 2023/24

Partnered with the British Council and GREAT Britain Campaign, AUB is offering scholarships to students in China, Kenya, India, and Pakistan

AUB Progression Bursaries

AUB Progression Bursaries

Progression Bursaries are available for all AUB students who wish to progress onto an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Programme

Early Payment Fee Waiver

Early Payment Fee Waiver

Available to students who have accepted their offer onto a Foundation, Undergraduate or Postgraduate course for every year of their studies

Hear from our Vice Chancellor, Professor Paul Gough

Hear from Professor Paul Gough, Vice Chancellor at AUB as he introduces our Scholarships and Bursaries for EU and International students.

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External scholarships

There are a number of external scholarships that you may also may be eligible to apply for:

Chevening Scholarship

Funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations, Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships.

Level: Postgraduate for any subject area

Information for students from Ukraine

All students are considered for all AUB scholarships, regardless of nationality.

Please refer to the UKCISA website, which is being continually updated with information for Ukrainian Nationals about the Ukrainian schemes

Information on external global scholarships can also be found on the British Council’s Study UK website.

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Our International Team is here to guide you through the process of becoming an AUB student from the start to the end of your course
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Your Country/Region

Coming to AUB from an international country can be confusing, but our country representatives are here to give you a helping hand
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English Language

We offer a range of English Language support for international students, both in preparation for and during their time at AUB
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Visas and immigration

If you are coming to study at AUB and need to apply for a student visa, here's everything you need to know
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Contact us

Please contact the International team if you have any concerns about studying in the UK