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Get ready for a warm welcome

Your guide to starting at BU

As soon as your place with us is confirmed, we’ll send you everything you need to know to get settled in at BU. Take a look through the pages in this guide to find out how you can prepare for the start of term.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the start of term. Keep an eye on our Covid-19 frequently asked questions for applicants webpage for most up-to-date information on the upcoming academic year.

We offer a range of advice and support to give you the best possible start at BU which includes tips from current and former students on our blogs and vlogs and Unibuddy.

Arriving at BU

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Moving in

Get advice on what to bring for your accommodation, from living essentials to collecting your keys.
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Registration information

After you’ve registered for your course online, you’ll have access to your student profile myHub, where you can get ready for arrival with course preparation activities.
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Settling in

Current students provide their experiences of settling into their accommodation when they joined BU.

Enjoying life at BU

Local area

Bournemouth and the local area

Discover Bournemouth and all the interesting places in and around it – there’s far more to our town than just its beautiful beach.