Welcome to the future home of Bournemouth University International College
Bournemouth University , in partnership with Kaplan International Colleges, are delighted to showcase the latest step in further supporting the internationalisation of BU; the BU International College building. This building, located on Holdenhurst Road, close to the BU Executive Business Centre and within easy walking distance to the beautiful Bournemouth beaches, will be a state of the art Centre for Learning, incorporating academic and accommodation facilities for up to 600 students.
It will be ready to welcome its first intake of students in September 2015, who, upon completion of their programmes, will continue onto BU for further study.
What will the College offer?
The College will offer pathway programmes to international students wishing to go on to complete their degree at Bournemouth University. Courses offered at the College will include: subject-specific Pre-Master’s, Foundation and International Year One programmes, as well as Pre-Sessional English.
All programmes are delivered in partnership with Kaplan International Colleges, who collaborate with universities to prepare international students for studying degrees in the UK.
Students studying in the new building will find themselves in the heart of the BU Lansdowne community, surrounded by various halls of residences, the Executive Business Centre and other BU offices and buildings in the area.
Students will also be a stone’s throw away from many shops and restaurants as well as the beautiful Bournemouth beach. The College is also near the rail and coach station and is serviced by many major bus routes.
The 16 storey building will comprise of academic teaching space and residential accommodation for Bournemouth University International College students. The first five floors will be dedicated to academic study.
The residential accommodation will consist of en-suite bedrooms in cluster flats, studio apartments and disabled studios and a Warden’s flat.