Welcome to the Postgraduate Research Degree
This welcome pack is designed to give you an idea of what to expect during the first weeks of your course. Please take the time to read it carefully and take particular note of the pre-course preparation. We hope that you will enjoy a happy and productive time with us, and we look forward to meeting you. You will be contacted directly to arrange your start dates.
A message from your Course Leader
We would like to welcome you as a Postgraduate Research Degree student studying here at Arts University Bournemouth.
We hope that you are excited by the prospect of the challenges that this period of advanced study will bring, and that you will embrace the intellectual and creative rigour that working towards a research degree entails.
- Valerie Lodge
What to bring on your first day
- Notepad and pens/pencils
- A smile
AUB Students are encouraged to bring their own Laptop and Mobile device to AUB to support Online Learning, Collaboration and Communication whilst at University.
AUB provides access to a range of free software and discounts on Apple and Dell hardware. We recommend that you wait until you have set up your AUB IT account to access this free software and discounted hardware if you are planning on investing in a new computer.
Even if your course does not specifically use Adobe Creative Cloud we would recommend that you try to make sure your computer is able to run this software.
We recommend that you format any external hard-drives/USB sticks to work on both Apple and Windows.
The course uses both Apple and Windows computers.