Arts University Bournemouth Reputation
Overall ranking: 57th out of 126 in the Complete University Guide for 2016.
History: Established in 1883 in Bournemouth and 1913 in Poole, and became a higher education institution in 2001. Achieved taught degree awarding powers in 2008, and changed its name to the Arts University College at Bournemouth in July 2009. In 2012, with a change to legislation, the Privy Council awarded AUCB university status and the institution adopted the title the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB). One of only a few HEIs that focus exclusively on creative work in contemporary art, design, media and performance.
Address: The campus is at Wallisdown, half way between Bournemouth and Poole.
Ambience: AUB is situated between Bournemouth and Poole in Dorset, on the south coast of England. Dorset is a county of outstanding natural beauty, providing a unique location for creative work. It boasts miles of sandy beaches, the rolling Purbeck Hills, Poole Harbour and opportunity for a wealth of water sports. Bournemouth has a large cosmopolitan student population, and one of the most vibrant club scenes outside London.
Who’s the boss? Professor Stuart Bartholomew is principal and chief executive. He has extensive experience and is a fellow of the RSA.
Prospectus: 01202 363 228 or download/order one online here.
UCAS code: A66