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2 2 BU: A modern success story  First university to be awarded a ‘Commended’ rating for its learning opportunities.  Quality Assurance Agency, 2013  UK’s No. 1 ‘New’ University for Business  Times Good University Guide 2011  Institute of Travel and Tourism Centre for Excellence in Tourism  UK’s only Centre for Excellence in Media  Awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education,  One of the UK’s highest graduate success rates: 92% of graduates in employment or further study within six months  First Destination Survey of HE Leavers,

3 3  A great location in the centre of the south coast of England  Approx. 2 hours from central London by train or coach  Approx. 1.5 hours to Heathrow Airport  Excellent transport links to southern England and Europe  A relaxed, beach-side lifestyle Why Bournemouth?

4 4 A great location Old Harry Rocks, Poole Bay Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck Fireworks at Poole Quay Bournemouth Air Festival Bournemouth Beach

5 5  Talbot Campus  Main teaching campus for BU’s Academic Schools  Key Support Services  Lansdowne Campus  Town centre location  Accommodation and administation  Postgraduate Business School  Health Sciences  Around 17,000 students in total  Approx. 2,000 international students  Over 100 nationalities About BU

6 6  A UK-leading centre for studies in Tourism, Hospitality, Sports, Retail, Leisure and Events Management  An Institute of Travel and Tourism Centre for Excellence  High quality, industry-focused courses with international recognition, including UN World Tourism Organisation accreditation  Student and staff involvement with the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games  1 year paid work placements available on undergraduate and postgraduate courses School of Tourism

7 7 “High tech, high touch” Extensive use of technology:  General access  Award-winning online Library Service  Group-working ‘Technopods’  24/7 computer rooms and broadband  HD lecture theatres  Subject-specific  Sound and music recording studios  HD TV Studio  Crime scene investigation facility High levels of contact:  With Staff  Cutting-edge, research-led teaching  Small group focus via tutorials and seminars  One-to-one tuition with personal tutors  With Industry  Guest Lectures and Masterclasses  Placements and Consultancy Projects  With each other  Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) scheme  Group project work  Shared discussion and learning through seminars

8 8 Some of BU’s 200+ industry partners

9 9  Guaranteed BU accommodation for all new overseas students  On- and off-campus options  BU rooms are private study/bedrooms  Most have en suite bathrooms  Postgraduate self-contained apartments  Accommodation for couples and families  Approx. £85 - £125 per week (inclusive of bills) Accommodation

10 10 Purbeck House: Lansdowne Campus University Letting Service house: Winton Student Village: Talbot CampusLyme Regis House: Study/Bedroom Accommodation

11 11  Music, comedy and film events  Varsity sports teams  Sports facilities available including a gym, football pitches, county-class cricket pitch and multi-purpose sports hall  Active Students’ Union:  2 bars and a nightclub  Over 100 student clubs and societies  The beach and water sports Enjoy life in Bournemouth


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