Bournemouth University

Poole | South West England

Varied union activities Town Campus By the sea

Ucas code: B50

Bournemouth University offers a diverse range of courses from advertising to midwifery, and has a variety of award-winning facilities. The Students' Union at BU runs campaigns throughout the year and provides outstanding advice and exciting events, club nights, volunteering and fundraising opportunities. Our Media School is the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK.
Source:Students' Union Bournemouth University

What students say about this university

Dialog 777 comments (209 students)

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

77%

HIGH

Political

40%

LOW

Sporty

65%

MED

Creative

61%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

75%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Student score 74% LOW
Average graduate salary £21k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED

Overall student satisfaction

79%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

18,225

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

81%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

24%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

57%

of students are female

Young / Mature

25%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

14%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

76%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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