Our values are excellence, inclusivity, creativity and responsibility:

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We strive for excellence in everything that we do.

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We value and respect diversity and act to ensure that we are inclusive.


We are imaginative, innovative and create solutions to problems.


We take responsibility for the impact of our actions and focus our activity as a learning community on making a positive contribution to society.

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Our people

Our people

Our people are at the heart of what we do. Every day, we encourage them to inspire learning, advance knowledge and enrich society.

Our awards

Our awards

Our commitment to excellence has won many awards, such as The Queen’s Anniversary Prize, our EcoCampus Platinum Award and Disability Two Tick status.

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Sustainability is at the heart of life at BU. See how we manage our impact on the world around us, explore our green credentials and learn about how we are protecting the environment for our community.

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Find out more about how the university is governed and managed by the Executive Team and University Board and read our most recent Annual Reviews.

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Why BU?

Find out more about how we create a great environment for our students to enjoy their studies and life in Bournemouth.