Our facilities

Giving you the tools and spaces to get career-ready

We continue to invest in our campus facilities so all our students can maximise their talents today and into the future. Take our virtual tour to find facilities that are specific to your chosen course, or take a look around our campuses.

A screenshot of the Lansdowne view of our virtual tour, with the sea and beach on the horizon

Explore our facilities by subject area on our virtual tour

Our virtual tour is the best place to find out about subject-specific facilities – from lecture theatres to operating theatres, forensics labs to music labs, green screen studios to music studios, and beyond.

This is where you’ll find 360° imagery from across our campuses, including guided tours and full details about the facilities you’ll get to use on your course. It also features our full range of accommodation options.

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View facilities by campus

Talbot Campus, photographed from Poole House

Talbot Campus

Talbot is home to the Faculty of Media & Communication, the Faculty of Science & Technology, and undergraduate teaching delivered by the Bournemouth University Business School. It’s also where you’ll find our on-campus sporting facilities, the Students’ Union’s headquarters, and modern, sustainable developments such as the Fusion Building and Poole Gateway.

Explore our Talbot Campus facilities

Bournemouth Gateway Building, facing out to St Paul's Roundabout

Lansdowne Campus

Lansdowne is where the majority of our Faculty of Health & Social Sciences’ teaching is delivered, along with the BU Business School’s postgraduate programmes. It features the Bournemouth Gateway Building – including a range of state-of-the-art healthcare simulation suites and the Weston Library – as well as lots of accommodation and our Executive Business Centre.

Explore our Lansdowne Campus facilities

Other campuses and facilities

Find out more about the other sites used by students within our Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, as well as other off-campus facilities. To learn more about the further and higher education colleges we work with in Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset, visit our partner colleges page.

Outside our Portsmouth campus

Portsmouth midwifery campus

St Mary’s Community Health campus, Portsmouth, is a BU teaching base dedicated to Midwifery students. The campus forms part of St. Mary’s Hospital, which is a component of Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust

Outside our Yeovil Campus

Yeovil nursing campus

Since opening in 2004, more than 1800 student nurses have studied at the Yeovil nursing campus, with many working locally in a variety of nursing and health visiting positions.

A shot from one of our Varsity matches, in which Performance Sport teams compete with Solent University teams in front of crowds from both institutions

Chapel Gate

Based near Bournemouth International Airport, Chapel Gate is a multifaceted outdoor sporting venue managed by BU Community Business Ltd (BUCB).
Planning and levelling of archaeological features

Field equipment

Practical, field-based archaeological survey and recording is a core component of teaching and research within the Department of Archaeology & Anthropology. To support this, the department has an impressive array of the latest survey equipment.