very good, made friends, have a position in AUBSU. The teachers are nice and the course is cool af. I can interact with the animation BA which is awesome. I have no complaints.
the accessibility and the chillness
very good no complaints
Not as enjoyable as everyone makes out. I get very exhausted. Can be stressful managing bills etc.. and expenses for uni. Other than that its ok. .............
I notice signs around uni for a workshop (usually clash with my timetable) in textiles have guest speakers which is helpful. I have yet to do a placement. It is difficult to organise potential placements due to keeping up with uni work that alongside so it usually gets left out.
I like that I have lots of independent study time and that the tutors are really helpful. Some timetabling is a bit annoying like having a 5-hour gap between lessons.
I am a student rep for my course and have meetings every now and then. The meetings are really chill and I feel that it is a great space to bring up and problems and come up with solutions and also to give positive and negative feedback to tutors. I like there are more opportunities for improvement and could potentially do collaborations and pair up with creative students e.g; merchandise/student created apparel to support the uni.
I find that there is not much space to work. In Textiles we have assigned workspaces which are small but nice to have. The dye lab and rooms get filled up very quickly making it hard to complete work.
The location is great for the town centre but takes 45mins to walk to uni and there isn't a bus that goes directly so it takes 25mins instead of 7mins. Useful facilities from campus can be quite difficult to get to without a car.
There isn't much funding or space to set up any sports societies and can't properly branch out to Bournemouth Uni.
It depends, I have gone to student services about a problem with the first course I was on before I moved (Fashion) as it was an insane amount of work and the tutors weren't that helpful to easy to approach. I was told at student services that they couldn't help me.
I love life at university, being so fiercely independent it feels like Its me and my laptop vs the world. It is a bridge that I desperately needed from school to university, I have made so many friends and connections thanks to this further education and learnt a lot.
My course includes placement in the first year which is marked so every student has to do it which I think is a really good way to introduce work life to us. I see workshops all of the time, we have speakers come in and our tutors have connections and have us email companies for placements with their referral to help us.
I like that we don't have to be in every day and that we can work independently. However, I don't like that we have to submit via a online programme, I prefer printing things out and handing them in
I believe it is hard to get into the student union but they are very inclusive. However their building seems small, unless I'm mistaken. They have an instagram which is very informative and active, there seems to be events going on constantly.
Our campus is beautiful, however I believe things could be bigger and open for longer. We have a university next to us with cheaper food and I find a lot of people go there instead. I love the vegan and vegetarian options, separate microwaves and inclusive gender neutral toilets also. The only major problem I would report is that from living at home to halls, students need parking. There is NO parking whatsoever, or the car park they have is for visitors and it so small. This is a huge problem and creates a dangerous environment for the students as we are having to cross a busy road every single day, and when we inevitably stay late in class and it gets dark, I fear for my safety walking through the woods to the closest free parking road. This needs to change.
Yes, It is close to winton highstreet but not too far away from the town centre in bournemouth.
I take part in cheerleading, which I started in September this academic year and I love it. There are a huge array of characters and I've become close with all of the girls on the team. I also am a social sec/ events manager on a new team this year for my university n the sport Volleyball. We have a competitive team and a social team working towards a match in march. Unfortunately the funding for the AUB teams is very little and only ideal for 2 teams whereas we have up to 8 now and the money has to be shared between all 8. However fundraisers aid with money and gaining loyal members helps the team. I wish there was more sport funding for this university as it would encourage more to join, better health and more social activities and inclusion within the university.
I really trust my tutors to help me if I'm stuck yet still give me creative freedom and don't make me feel the need to do exactly what they say if I don't agree or would like to do something else. They are realistic and remember each persons style of working, yet encouraging. Feedback is constructive and I enjoy that. I am unaware of how good the counselling is, as I have never tried it, but I have heard form others it is exceptionally good, inclusive and prompt but takes a while to get referred.
I am loving university so far both in my social life and course. Bournemouth is a great place to live and the universities facilities are so good. The work load is manageable alongside maintaining a good social life.
There are lots of career development events and opportunities and all staff are in industry and are happy to discuss their careers.
I like how we have alot of creative sessions where we are not just listening to lecturer talk to us. I don't like as much some of the sessions lengths as I feel i could be given a starting point within the session and go in my own time and complete the task.
I feel that our students union offers a great range of activities and opportunities.
The facilities are amazing as there are so many different options of places to work and things to work with.
The university is quite far away, but there is a bus service that runs very frequently and is a nice way to start the day.
I believe there are lots of societies and sports available, however i do not partake in any.
I think there is a good support system as the tutors are always available to talk with and there is also counselling options available.
halls are welcoming, clean and modern, my course is organised, the tutors are helpful. friendly students and nice facilities could have more canteen space.
help with work placements and transferable skill
I wish we had more one-on-one time with tutors but enjoy the workshops
Not too familiar with it
facilities are really good, up to date and lots of space
easy bus route but not within walking distance. in walking distance of other local amenities
wide variety of societies, easy to set up a society
tutors and feedback could be more frequent. counselling and wellbeing is easy to access
I love Arts University Bournemouth. The atmosphere is always pleasant and there is always something going on. The tutors are good at what they do and have helped me grow as a person.
We have a whole unit for the preparation of leaving university and finding a job. This includes lessons on how to write CVs, practise interviews and how to approach industry
I like how the units are broken up and the support we receive from the staff. There is a lot of work in a short space of time. It is impossible to timetable in work 12 hours of the day. Late nights have to be taken if we want to pass.
Students' Union is good and helpful when needed.
3/5. The fashion department has too many students for the limited space. It is a struggle to squeeze everybody in which is a hard space to work in.
Yes good location. Accommodation is very close and local amenities are easy to walk to.
Sports is not good at the university. I would have liked to join the netball team but due to matches taking place on a Wednesday afternoon during lessons I was unable to join
My tutors give me good feedback to work on which has made my creatively grow and push myself further. Academic writing is difficult as we don't have a personal tutor on the design course to help guide us and understand our course.
So far my University experience has been great the ability to use all the equipment and facilities provided has helped me and my practice to advance from what it used to be before coming here, I've learned a lot more about the science of photography and the way that its self can help you advance further in the world of photography
The university put on various events to help you grow your creative portfolio, getting you in touch with various artists thus getting your name out there for yourself to then create your own empire.
I think that in first-year things could be explained a lot clearer, as I didn't quite grasp what I was meant to be doing for a while but that was all cleared up at the beginning of the second year which was extremely helpful, and helped me to strive to do better.
I think that the student union is very hands-on creating trips to London and Bristol to see key artistic events this really reflects greatly on the university and its will to help you achieve more through the university.
I think the facilities at uni are exceptional, especially for my course as they provide a wide range of cameras and high tech equipment which outside of university would be extremely hard to get your hands on.
I think that the university is a good location in between Bournemouth and Poole the bus routs to and from uni are frequent enough and are very rarely extremely busy. I don't mind travelling the 10 minute bus journey there and back.
Personally I haven't really been into many of the societies/ sport as I work full time alongside university.
I think support from both teachers and other parts is extremely good, they value people with learning difficulties and strive to help them in any way possible.
has been great, everyone has been so welcoming and ive settled in really well. I've made so many new friends and am loving my course!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
good, theres plenty of options for next year
they seem really nice, and i feel i could go to them if i ever have nay problems
very good and modern, i love the library
yes, am near town and uni as i get the bus right outside my accomodation
dont do any so i wouldnt know
i havent used the counselling services but its good to know its there
good i have meet some really lovely people, who are my friends and my lectures and teachers. I like living away from home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
intoduces us to people, networking
yes close to town
dont do any
do enjoy the course, great facilities for my subject. interesting talks from visiting tutors and artists. opportunities to partake in interesting events, however not the most supporting tutors.
always having career talks and events and there are opportunities to do work placements
there are no female tutors on my course, lacking in diversity in the staff.
yes, public transport/buses are great, uni also offer a bus pass at a low cost which is free to those who are lower income. super helpful
vast, so many choices, can also easily make your own society if missing from the uni
not the most supportive tutors, and feedback is a bit lacking. unsure about counselling support, n/a