Box of Broadcasts (BoB) – Your Ultimate Broadcast Resource!

What is BoB?

BoB (Box of Broadcasts) is an online service that allows you to stream and access a library of audio-visual content, making it an invaluable tool for your educational journey. Developed with educators and researchers in mind, BoB offers a user-friendly interface and an abundance of features that cater to your specific needs.

You can record programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels; and search an archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts.

It allows you to capture content up to thirty days into the past and also schedule capture ten days into the future, as well as access recordings other members have requested going back years on television and radio.

Why Choose BoB?

Unleash a Wealth of Knowledge: BoB opens doors to a vast collection of educational content, spanning various disciplines and topics. Engage with programmes on history, science, arts, culture, and much more, all in one convenient platform.

Stay Ahead of the Curve: Keep up with the latest developments and research within your field using BoB’s up-to-date content, while staying informed and equipped with the most current information to enhance your educational content.

Tailored to Your Needs: BoB allows you to personalise your experience, creating playlists, and collections for your unit or research projects. You can organise and share content to engage students effectively.

Copyright Licensed for Educational Use and Secure: With BoB, all content is copyright cleared, providing you with peace of mind when using audio-visual materials for educational purposes.


How Does BoB Work?

Using BoB is as easy as 1-2-3:

1. Access: As a BU member, gaining access to BoB is seamless. Simply log in to the BU BoB account.

2. Search & Discover: Dive into the vast collection and explore a wide range of programmes. BoB’s powerful search and filtering features ensure you find what you need.

Create & Engage: With BoB, you can create personalised playlists, collections, and clips. You can then share this educational content with your students on Brightspace, to encourage interaction and discussion.


Contact us

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