ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH (AUB)
Established in 1885 as a specialist institution, Arts University Bournemouth is a leading university offering high quality specialist education in Art, Design, Media and Performance across the creative industries.
We’ve been awarded Gold by the TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) by HEFCE which assesses the quality of teaching. We received this for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. Our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK. They are inspiring teachers, researchers, industry practitioners and technicians who are all here to support you with your studies and help you to achieve outstanding outcomes.
A CAMPUS LIKE NO OTHER
AUB was voted the highest-ranked modern university in the South West by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. We invest heavily in industry-standard technology and spaces that equip you for life in the creative industries. We want you to get used to the equipment and facilities you’ll find in the real world.
TURNING CREATIVITY INTO CAREERS
AUB is the UK’s number one specialist university for employability according to results released by Times Higher Education, and in the top five overall*. Our average graduate employment rate over the last five years has been 97%**
We consistently achieve outstanding employability results because of the quality of our teaching and our campus and facilities which prepare our students for employment. We’re a practical university with strong ambitions for our graduates to enjoy rewarding careers.
* The 2017 TEF Metrics ranking compiled by Times Higher Education.
** The percentage of students in employment or undertaking further study according to DLHE 2012/13-2016/17.
COLLABORATION ON EVERY CORNER
The best work happens when different disciplines come together. Everyone here is a creator, and you’ll get the chance to collaborate with them. Our collaborations extend beyond courses that work together, to the wider university world and links with industry.
Our AUB community works to make the world a better place, using creativity to offer solutions to the inequalities and injustices that they see in the world. Our students and staff are using their skills to engage with some of the most pressing issues that are facing the human race today, making a positive change for global good.
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