Lifestyle

Bournemouth is renowned for its seaside resort atmosphere, but there’s a lot more to this coastal town than its award-winning beach; from nightlife to sports, festivals to places of historical and natural interest, there’s plenty to inspire you and to take part in.

Shopping

Shopping

Find out what's waiting just around every corner. With big name retailers and independent boutiques, Bournemouth offers a unique shopping experience where you'll be able to find everything you need and more.


Dining out

Dining out

Dorset is famous for its food and drink and has become a foodie paradise. With splendid pastures and miles of coastline, food is often locally produced and means you’ll get to enjoy the unbeatable highest quality.


Arts and culture

Arts and culture

Bournemouth and Poole have a very active and dynamic arts scene. Find out more and read how you can get involved.


Great outdoors

Great outdoors

Make the most of Dorset and Hampshire’s breath-taking surroundings by embracing the great outdoors.


Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing

There’s plenty of sporting and fitness activities to get involved with through our Students’ Union. We also take part in many nationwide campaigns and events to raise awareness and promote a healthy lifestyle.


Getting around

Getting around

Bournemouth has great travel links to many major cities in the UK and international destinations.


Neighbourhood guides

Neighbourhood guides

Learn more about the local area and find out what is awaiting you. Get ready to explore and find your perfect study nook in a coffee house, or get some great selfie shots around Dorset's green spaces.