International students already in the UK

We have a large community of international students at BU; just over 2,600 students from around 120 different countries. We welcome around 180 international students from around the world each year from our UK-based pathway partners and representatives.

If you are studying on an English language course, an academic foundation course or another preparatory programme in the UK, or if you are already taking a university degree here, we would be glad to consider you for entry to further studies at BU.


BU's Big Bike Fair

Cycling is a great way to get around Bournemouth, both for your commute to campus and to explore our beautiful surrounding areas. Our Big Bike.

Virtual Open Day

Virtual Postgraduate Open Day

Find out what studying a BU Master's or research degree is really like at this Virtual Open Day. Join us 2pm-5pm (UK time) and get your questions answered.

Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Come and see us on campus! Chat to staff and students about our degrees off difference, our accommodation, and get a feel for life at BU.

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Here for you

Here for you

Learn about the different ways you can experience life at BU, and what support we can provide to international applicants. 

On-campus preparatory courses

On-campus preparatory courses

Learn about the preparatory programmes we offer through our on-campus partner Bournemouth University International College.