Explore and things to do

Your university experience starts from 20 September with activities and events to give you an introduction to university life. There is also plenty to get involved in throughout the year, no matter what you are interested in.

Bournemouth town square

Things to do

Get involved in the arts, music, sport, volunteering or clubs and societies throughout your time at BU.
Welcome Celebrations

Welcome Celebrations

We’ve got some fun activities planned on campus to celebrate the first week of term and welcome all our students back to BU.

Getting around

Cycling in Bournemouth

Get on your bike

Discover Bournemouth and the surrounding area on two wheels and find out more about cycling facilities at the university.
Walking on campus


Walking is the easiest, cheapest and greenest way to get around. Find out about walking to BU and how we can support you.
BU bus

Public transport

Find out more about the specially provided Unibus service as well as local bus and rail services to make travelling to BU easier for you.