AUB IS A LEADING ARTS UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: ONE AMAZING CAMPUS. MULTIPLE DISCIPLINES. UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES.
ABOUT ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH (AUB)
Established in 1885, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a creative community where students and staff come together to innovate, collaborate and connect. It is a specialist institution where teaching and research is exclusively delivered through the disciplines of art, design, architecture, media and performance. The University provides an internationally oriented learning, teaching, research and knowledge transfer environment and is committed to the mission of being the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers.
specialist art and design university in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
in the UK for Learning & Teaching quality (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)
in The Complete University Guide of all UK universities
of 121 in The Guardian university guide 2023 rankings
STUDY AT AUB
AUB is located on the UK’s South coast, with award-winning beaches, a famous nightlife, a thriving arts scene, and outstanding natural beauty, and just 2 hours from London.
Bournemouth is one of the UK’s most beautiful natural locations, boasting spectacular gardens, beaches, forests, and a UNESCO world heritage site the Jurassic Coast. It is also home to one of the fastest growing creative and digital hubs in Europe, with its digital sector supporting more than 7,500 jobs and contributing over £340million to the UK economy. At AUB it's not just a thriving digital and creative environment you’ll graduate into. You’ll be immersed into a richly artistic community right from the start.