We're still here for you over the summer break, which runs from 26 June - 19 September 2021*. Most of our core BU teams are available by phone and email, please see below for contact details and opening hours.
*Please note that all services will be closed for the August bank holiday on Monday 30 August, unless stated.
Additional Learning Services (ALS) team will be available throughout the summer from Monday to Friday. You can contact them via email email@example.com or call on 01202 965663 (Talbot) and 01202 961581 (Lansdowne).
The Unibus service is now running on the summer vacation timetable. Check out the new Unibus app, which has replaced clickit2ride, for live timetable information as well as quick and easy payment and ticketing options.
Careers & Employability
The Careers & Employability team will be contactable over the summer break from Monday to Friday, 9am - 4.30pm. You can book an appointment to speak with a careers adviser via phone, MS Teams, Skype or face to face.
You can also use the online careers service MyCareerHub to search for careers resources, graduate jobs and placements.
Faith & Reflection
Both libraries will remain open over the summer break, with library staff available for help and advice from Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. Please check our website for full details of the library opening times and how to contact the library team over the holidays.
From 11 June you will need to renew any library books that you have borrowed, if you still need them. Any existing loans that you renew and any new items that you borrow from the Library will be due back on Wednesday 22 September 2021, the first week of semester one 2021/22.
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 finding and accessing e-resources off campus is available online in our library guide.
Our on-site Student Medical centre on campus will be closed for the summer break from 11 June. 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 Talbot Medical Centre website.
We very much hope to resume some musical activities over the summer. Please keep visiting www.bournemouth.ac.uk/music for updates.
Open Access Centre
The Open Access Centre in Poole House will remain open 8am – 8pm every day, please visit the website for more details and to book your space. You can also book a PC or study space at either of the libraries.
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 10 to 13 August to deal with the main A-level results and Clearing period.
The LettingsBU team will be available from Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm (4.30pm on Fridays), via email or by phone.
- 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 - 4.30pm. You can contact the team via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check the website for more information.
The SUBU Advice team will be available over the summer, with a drop in service running from Tuesday - Thursday, 11am - 2pm. Please email email@example.com to request a call back or to book an appointment in person during these times. Visit the website for more details.
We hope you enjoy your summer break. Please stay safe and follow government guidelines as they start to ease 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.