You will never feel lonely in the city Bournemouth, as an international student in Great Britain. The student life here is exhilarating and you can find a full range of excellent Bachelors, Masters and research studies (taught at high academic standards). Studying abroad in Bournemouth will enable you to enjoy the British spirit mixed with the cheerful mood of a tourist town. Bournemouth is located on the south coast of UK, in the county of Hampshire and has a population of almost 190,000 inhabitants. International students make the largest group of people who choose to move to this seaside town.
Universities in Bournemouth have close business and industries links to give their students the possibility to undertake placement. In Bournemouth, you will find numerous summer jobs, internships and part-time jobs to choose from. The city is also a place where entrepreneurship is encouraged, in case you are thinking about business start-ups and innovations.
Bournemouth is UK’s fastest-growing digital economy, thus generating new market opportunities. The top three digital industries in Bournemouth are: marketing and advertising, e-commerce and games development and production. Interesting employers and companies in Bournemouth include: Liverpool Victoria (insurance), J.P. Morgan (business consultancy), IADigital, Nationwide Building Society, Tesco, and more.
With large lengths of golden sand and sparkling water, Bournemouth is a city where you can relax, study, sunbathe, enjoy water sports and cycle with your friends. Cultural events happen all the time, from classic car rallies to carnivals, and lively theatre at the Old Fire Station, comedy and opera performances.
The town centre is split into two main parts, the Lansdowne area and the Triangle, and travelling around the city is easy (and cheap) as everything is within walking distance. In your city tours, you can enjoy the historic Victorian architecture or take a cruise to explore the Dorset coast. Places to visit in Bournemouth include: St Peter’s church (where Mary Shelly, author of “Frankenstein”, is buried), the eccentric Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, the award-winning Victorian gardens, and the Oceanarium.
The night life in Bournemouth is vibrant, due to the many students and tourists. There is music and atmosphere for all tastes, and some bars and pubs offer discounts for students. Over 250 restaurants offer many sorts of cuisine from all around the world, including some outstanding seafood.
Like many other cities in the UK, the mixture of cultures in Bournemouth makes it a vibrant place. Bournemouth relies a lot on immigration to maintain population growth. Fifteen per cent of the town’s population were born outside the UK. Most foreign residents in Bournemouth come from Poland, Germany, India, Ireland and the U.S.
A significant proportion of the international community is studying in Bournemouth’s higher education system or at the many language schools across town. Bournemouth is also a popular tourist destination, so you will hardly feel a stranger while studying for a good degree in a mixed environment.
Bournemouth offers one of the most pleasant climates in the UK. The warmest months in Bournemouth are July and August, which have long sunny days and an average temperature range of 12 - 22°C (53 - 71°F). Temperatures can drop to 4°C (39°F) in the winter and December is the rainiest month.
AUB is one of a small number of higher education institutions in the UK devoted solely to the study of art, design, media and performance. The University has been providing specialist education for over a century and enjoys a strong reputation, both nationally and internationally.
Only two hours from central London by train, Bournemouth is a beautiful town with UK’s number one beach. One of the ways a BU education will help you stand out is the way in which we blend education, professional practice and research in everything we do. Our courses have a strong professional orientation with a focus on academic excellence and graduate employability.