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Welcoming students from Nigeria

Find your home from home

This page has been written for you as a student from Nigeria. We hope to see you at Bournemouth University (BU) very soon! We currently have eighty students from Nigeria studying at BU.

We are always happy to welcome new Nigerian students onto our undergraduate, postgraduate, research and top-up courses.

We will help you with your application to study at BU, or you can speak to one of our representatives in Nigeria who can offer assistance with your application.

Rachel Sunderland our Regional Manager for Africa will also be visiting Nigeria regularly throughout the year. For further information about his trips, please email

To hear from current Nigerian students studying at Bournemouth University you can join our dedicated Facebook Group. The Nigerian Students Society is a student-run society that promotes and celebrates Nigerian culture as part of SUBU (the Students’ Union at Bournemouth University). 

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Interview & Information Session - Abuja - UKEAS

Meet BU in Nigeria, our Regional Manager Rachel will be giving interviews and information sessions for new enquirers and students who have already applied. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about Bournemouth University, our courses, application process, entry requirements and scholarships.

Stories from Nigeria

A selection of stories by current students and graduates

Make your hard work at university count - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2018/19 

Living out of your comfort zone - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2018/19 

Grading system in the UK vs Nigeria: an easy adjustment - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2018/19 

Finding your food niche - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2018/19 

Life for a Nigerian in Bournemouth: from cultural shock to integration - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2018/19 

Academic support at BU is all about its people - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2018/19 

A good routine can be rewarding – by Spiwe Ncube, Zimbabwe, MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology, 2017/18 

The BU library is designed with users in mind - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2017/18 

Promoting freedom of choice and equal opportunities - by Siju Yusuf, MA Media Communication, 2017/18 

Proudly Nigerian – by Oluseye Ayomide, MSc Public Health, 2016/17

My Business School Dean’s Scholarship – by Esther Fowowe, MSc LLM International Tax Law, 2016/17

My surprise scholarship – by Daniel Oluyomi Asaya, MSc in Information Technology, 2015/16

My experience as an MSc student at BU – by Uchechukwu Onwuchekwa, MSc International Investment and Finance, 2015/16

Read more international student stories.