We're still here for you over the summer break, which runs from 27 June - 20 September 2020*. Most of our core BU teams are working remotely so are available by phone and email. Don't forget if you have any queries check out our online FAQs or contact AskBU.
*Please note that all services will be closed for the August bank holiday on Monday 31 August.
Careers & Employability
You can also use the online careers service MyCareerHub to search for careers resources, graduate jobs and placements.
Faith & Reflection
Books and DVDs currently on loan which were due back on or later than 3 February 2020 have now been extended to Wednesday 23 September 2020 (the first week of the new Academic Year).
Both libraries will remain closed over the summer break but library staff will be available for help and advice from Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. Check our website for full details of the library service updates and how to contact us over the holidays.
If you plan to study at home over the break the e-journals and e-books that BU subscribes to are all available off campus. Detailed help in accessing e-resources off campus is available online in our library guide.
Our on-site Student Medical centre on campus will remain closed for the summer break. If you need to contact a doctor you can call Talbot Medical Centre in Wallisdown, at 63 Kinson Road BH10 4BX on 01202 636400, or call NHS 111. If it is an emergency please call 999. To register online, visit the TMC website, click the new patients tab and then registrations.
Practice rooms at Talbot House will remain closed over the summer but emails will be monitored regularly. Contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Residential Services and LettingsBU teams will be available from Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm (4.30pm on Fridays), via email or by phone. They will be unavailable on 13 & 14 August to deal with the main A-level results and Clearing period.
- All halls of residence will have a member of staff available 24/7 over the entire summer period and/or an emergency telephone number for you to contact and speak with a member of staff. If you are unsure what this is please speak with your local accommodation team.
- If you're living in a Unilet or LettingsBU managed shared student house, you should continue to use your usual out of hours support and call the main Poole House reception number (01202 524111) for emergencies.
- If you’re living in private accommodation, you should have been provided with an out of hours numbers to call, so contact your provider, landlord or agent direct if you haven’t or are unsure.
Student Support & Engagement Team
Student Wellbeing will continue to provide a reduced service over the summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9am - 1pm. You can contact the team via email email@example.com. Please check the website for more information.
The SUBU Advice team will be available over the summer. Visit the website for contact details.
We hope you'll be able to enjoy your summer break even though things might be a little different this year. Please stay safe if you are visiting the beach and follow government guidelines as lockdown eases over the next few weeks. If you have any queries around the Covid-19 situation and our plans for the next academic year please read our FAQs.