Plenty to eat, see and do

Bournemouth and Poole offer plenty to do, from nightlife to sport, and from countryside to town. Oh, and the award-winning beach isn’t bad either.

We’ve got famous nightlife, a thriving arts scene, and outstanding natural beauty. Let our current students show you around…

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.

There’s a canteen, bar and café on campus and plenty more to choose from at the neighbouring Bournemouth University. While you’re over at BU, you’ll also find a gym, student union shop, book store and Santander Bank.

Take a look at this video from Bournemouth Tourism for a birds-eye view of Bournemouth:

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The subsidised bus that runs from the University is called UNIBUS. You have lots of options for buying tickets – an annual pass, a 10 trip pass, or a single fare.

Bus travel can be paid for online using ‘The Key’ card and you can load tickets onto the key in advance, making paying for your bus journeys easier. Register online for your key card.

More Bus offers routes all around Bournemouth and Poole.

There are also Yellow Buses – routes 6, 25 and 26 all stop close to the University.

AUB strongly supports cycling – we have 184 racks, on site bike pumps, locks, puncture repair kits etc. Bournemouth has plenty of cycle routes.

Parking on campus is not available to students – with the exception of disabled badge holders or those with a medical condition. However, the Car Park is open access to all students from 3.30pm every day and you are allowed 30 mins drop off / pick up time.