Bournemouth and Poole offer plenty to do, from nightlife to sport, and from countryside to town.
We’ve got award-winning beaches, famous nightlife, a thriving arts scene, and outstanding natural beauty.
On campus you’ll find lots of great resources and facilities too. We have an unrivalled library that’s totally dedicated to the creative arts and a gallery where we exhibit inspiring works from renowned artists.
Take a look at AUB’s Students’ Union website for lots of useful information about what’s happening for AUB students on and off campus.
There’s a canteen, bar and café on campus and plenty more to choose from at the neighbouring Bournemouth University, which you’re welcome to make use of. While you’re over at BU, you’ll also find fitness facilities at SportBU, student union shop, book shop and Santander Bank.
Discover Dorset's Beaches
Bournemouth’s seven-mile stretch of sandy beach has been named the best in the UK by the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. While studying at AUB, you'll have easy access to one of the UK's most outstanding coastlines.FIND OUT MORE
Arts and Culture
Our town is rich in creative inspiration, thanks to its community of artists. Read more about the performing arts, comedy and music on offer in Bournemouth and Poole and get ready to be inspired.FIND OUT MORE
Bournemouth offers a great variety of venues and cuisines when it comes to eating out. There is great diversity, from British to Mediterranean, Caribbean to Asian, when you fancy dinner out.FIND OUT MORE
Bournemouth is buzzing with students, being a town with two universities. Explore some of the best things to do in your free time.FIND OUT MORE
Bournemouth is well-connected by public transport, which makes it easy to explore some of the South Coast's highlights. Have a read of some of the places to visit while you study.FIND OUT MORE
Have a read through of what these AUB alumni loved about living in Bournemouth and Poole, whilst studying at AUB. From their favourite haunts and spots, to pursuing hobbies and leisure activities, to chilling out with friends.FIND OUT MORE
Bournemouth is known for its cultural diversity and with that comes the many religions that make up these cultures. There are many places of worship which cater for the various religions that make up Bournemouth’s identity.FIND OUT MORE