The Arts University College at Bournemouth was established in 1885 as a specialist institution, is now a leading University College offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries. AUCB is one of only fifteen higher education institutions in the UK devoted solely to the study of art, design and media. The University College has been providing specialist education for over a century and enjoys a strong reputation, both nationally and internationally.
The University College is a compact institution with over 3,000 students based on one campus. They are a creative community where both staff and students share a commitment to the disciplines of art, design, media and performance. Studying at AUCB presents many opportunities to engage with the creative spirit that characterizes life at the University College.
The college aim is to improve the learning experience for students and help them achieve their potential and to develop their staff members to the highest professional standards. The college at Bournemouth is delighted to introduce its Single Equalities Scheme (SES) which aims to provide a working and learning environment founded on dignity, respect and equity where unfair discrimination is treated with the utmost seriousness.