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Creating a better tomorrow

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Thanks to the very generous support of many donors and partners, we have been able to fund a wide range of projects in recent years – from excavating historic shipwrecks and delivering world-leading academic research, to creating state-of-the-art new learning facilities and supporting students through the major financial impact of COVID-19.

We are fundraising for a wide range of important and exciting projects. You can find out more about our current priorities below – and please do get in touch via fundraising@bournemouth.ac.uk if you have any questions or would like further information.

See our projects

A skeleton found at Dorset’s Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle

Archaeologists at BU are currently working to discover the fascinating story behind 34 skeletons found buried near the entrance of Dorset’s Maiden Castle – one of Britain’s most well-known prehistoric structures.

Trial by (social) media

Trial by (social) media

Academics within BU’s Department of Psychology are working to produce a range of resources and learning tools designed to assist juries in sexual assault trials in making fairer and unbiased judgements.

Dr Paul Whittington

Assistive technology

Bournemouth University has developed an innovative smartphone application which has the potential to revolutionise how schools and charities assess the assistive technology (AT) requirements of children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Design and Engineering students

Student support

We believe that every student deserves the chance to fulfil their potential and that no individual should suffer academically because of their financial status. By supporting our students, you can help to break down the barriers faced by many and enable talent to shine