Earth Day

COVID-19 has changed our lives, from how we work to how we interact with each other and everything in between. In the midst of these uncertain times however remains annual Earth Day happening on the 22nd of April, uniting millions around the globe to inspire action against climate change and environmental damage. Earth Day 2020… Read more »

Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) conference

Over 70 students took part in BU’s fourth annual undergraduate research conference: Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE). The conference is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates and recent graduates to share their work and develop their presentation skills to other students, academics, staff and attendees from external organisations. As well as demonstrating academic successes, it gives students… Read more »

BU archaeologists discover more about prehistoric life in Dorset’s Iron Age ‘Duropolis’

Excavations of a prehistoric town in rural Dorset – the largest unenclosed settlement yet uncovered in the UK – have revealed more about the extent of the Iron Age occupation and the people who lived there. Bournemouth University (BU) archaeologists are investigating the site in Winterborne Kingston – dubbed ‘Duropolis’, after the local Iron Age… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s research recognised as world leading

Bournemouth University research has been recognised as “world leading” in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) announced today. The REF assesses the quality and impact of UK higher education institutions’ research in all disciplines and the results are used to allocate research funding for universities and colleges from next year. BU submitted to eight subject units,… Read more »

Bournemouth University’s research recognised as world leading

Bournemouth University research has been recognised as “world leading” in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) announced today. The REF assesses the quality and impact of UK higher education institutions’ research in all disciplines and the results are used to allocate research funding for universities and colleges from next year. BU submitted to eight subject units,… Read more »

£5 million funding for BU’s new academic building

Bournemouth University has received £5 million to help support our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching facilities. The funding, from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), will go towards our new flagship academic building, for which we received planning permission earlier this year. The building will provide laboratory learning and teaching space,… Read more »

BU Business Studies graduate wins prize from Condor Ferries

A recent BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance graduate has received a student prize from Condor Ferries for the best assignment looking into greenhouse gases. Christina, who collected her £500 award at her graduation ceremony in November, received the prize for her assignment looking into the measuring and reporting of greenhouse gases. She said: “The assignment… Read more »

Pedal2Medal with sports students

On Sunday 25 May, a team of sports management students hosted the event Pedal2Medal at Ensbury Velodrome. Students explained that the aim of the event was to create more awareness for the track and raise funds for ‘Wessex Accessible Cycling Club’, a local charity for disabled riders. Spectators were able to enjoy refreshments, and experience a… Read more »

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Latest news from BU

New academic building on Talbot Campus We’re delighted to announce that planning permission has been granted for a new academic building on Talbot Campus. It’s due to open in 2016 and will feature seminar rooms, lecture theatres and learning spaces. To find out more about the new building, and see what it will look like… Read more »