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


The diversity of our students and staff is a vital part of the innovative and collaborative approach that defines our creative community – we're proud to have students studying with us from more than 50 countries.

We're committed to supporting European students and educational partners to champion global creativity and develop stronger collaborations for the future. This page has information and resources about what it's like to study with us as a European student. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

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Before making the decision on where to study, I visited a friend who also studied BA (Hons) Film Production at AUB. After visiting the campus and seeing how they work on the film set, I knew this was the course and university for me. I'd say studying in UK isn’t as hard as it might seem at first – you settle in quickly and it's worth it in the end as you meet so many different people, see the world and have lots of new experiences.

Mari | Estonia | BA (Hons) Film Production

AUB is surrounded by nature and beautiful sights that inspire me – I've been able to explore my creativity in so many ways. The course staff are lovely and studying abroad has given me a new perspective into my own home country as well as exposing me to new ideas. It's been an amazing three year experience.

Augustė | Vilnius, Lithuania | BA (Hons) Film Production

I'm in my 3rd year in BA (Hons) Acting – I chose AUB because of its creative environment and the opportunity for cross-collaboration and engagement in various projects. The course has offered me opportunities to work with different people and explore so many sides of acting. Studying in the UK has been a transformative and liberating experience – it has broadened my horizons and helped me evolve as a person.

Nina| Corfu, Greece | BA (Hons) Acting

One of the things that I enjoy the most in my course is the variety. We don't focus on just one aspect of fashion design, we work on sewing and garment construction skills as well as pattern making and adjusting. Studying in Bournemouth is great – and a real upside to being in the UK for me is that I am able to travel by train or bus to visit new exhibitions that I may have otherwise been unable to see.

Candela | Madrid, Spain | BA (Hons) Fashion Design

Studying in the UK has been an amazing journey. I've met so many great friends both internationally and locally. The student life here is great, the beaches and local area are lovely to explore – the UK is full of beautiful places to visit. Overall, these past three years have been the most magical and exciting moments in my life and I'm so happy to have been able to join AUB.

Sandra Kinkalova | Kladno, Czech Republic | BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance

Meet your Country Representative


I'm Maria and I'm here to support students from Europe looking to study with us.

If you have any questions about applying to AUB, what life as a student is like or just want to chat, please feel free to drop me an email or message me on WhatsApp.

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EU Settlement Scheme

If you're an EU or EEA Student, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. Find out more on the EU Settlement Scheme page below.

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EU Settlement Scheme

The EU settlement scheme details the rights EU, EEA and Swiss nationals have to stay in the UK post Brexit

What it's like to study here

Connect with us in your Country

We're running a series of webinars and virtual events with more information on our university and study options.

How to Apply

The application process for European students is the same as UK students. To learn more about the application process and how you can apply, please select the appropriate degree level from those listed below

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Here's everything you need to know to apply to one of AUB's foundation courses

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Here's everything you need to know to apply to one of our Undergraduate courses

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Here's everything you need to know to apply to one of AUB's postgraduate courses

More Information

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Whether you're applying for a Foundation, Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree, we're here to help

Portfolio preparation

Portfolio Guidelines

Portfolios should show examples of your work – both finished and work in progress – that demonstrate your interests and skills

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English Language Requirements

Find out what English Language support AUB can offer to International students, both in preparation for and during their time with us

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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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Fees and Financial Support

Find out everything you need to know to plan your student finances including tuition fees and living costs

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Working after your studies

Here's everything you need to know about working in the UK after graduating as an International student

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Part-time work and placements

Here we explain your working options as a International student during your study

Explore more


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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We have a large number of scholarships available that can be awarded for every year of studies
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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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We're running course webinar lead course leaders talking about their relevant course, include our foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate
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Contact us

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