Our Parkwood Campus is nestled in beautiful bluebell woodlands, a 10-minute stroll away from 7 miles of award-winning sandy beaches and picturesque sea views.
Bournemouth’s unique microclimate means we get amazing sunshine hours throughout the year. The idyllic setting makes us a popular destination for students who want to live the coastal lifestyle while studying. There’s a rich mix of green spaces to explore, some of the best beaches in Europe, great retail therapy, activity and leisure pursuits and plenty of entertainment.
Whether in town enjoying great entertainment and nightlife, on the beach or embedding yourself within our active health communities. Life in Bournemouth allows students to get involved in so much alongside your academic studies.
Bournemouth is also well connected to the rest of the UK and Europe by rail, air and boat. Your University College experience is much more than what’s between the pages of a textbook, it’s also the friendships and memories you make. With sun, sea and sand, Bournemouth’s the perfect home away from home.
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