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An overview of Bournemouth University for prospective undergraduate students

An overview of Bournemouth University for prospective undergraduate students

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    Welcome to BU Welcome to BU Presentation Transcript

    •  
    • Welcome to Bournemouth University
    • About Us
      • Six Academic Schools
      Over 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students Across two main campuses, with regional Partner Colleges and international links
    • BU’s achievements BU has a high graduate employment rate, with 90.1%* of our graduates proceeding to employment or further study within six months of completing study (2009/10) Awarded prestigious Gold Award by the national Eco-Campus scheme for HE (2011) BU currently holds the SCONUL award for best large university library in the UK *Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2011
    • Courses closely linked to industry
      • Driven by academic excellence,
      • geared to the professions
    • The Festival of Design & Innovation An innovative degree show, showcasing our final year design students’ projects Attended by top design companies Fantastic opportunity for students to make vital industry contacts
    • Our Big Dig was filmed by the BBC A 25-day (fully-funded) training excavation Allows you to develop a wide range of field archaeological skills Attracts much media interest, featuring on the BBC's series 'Digging for Britain’ , hosted by TV scientist Dr Alice Roberts
    • Consulting with industry We build placement years into many of our courses, and BU has more full-time undergraduate students on a sandwich course than any other English, Welsh and Scottish Universities* *Source HESA statistics 09/10 Table E1a
    • Investment in our Estate and ICT We continue to invest in student accommodation, with Chesil House opening in September 2011 In 2011, we opened a £3.5 million learning centre – Kimmeridge House
    • Research credentials BU is the fourth most improved university in the UK for the quality of its research in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, 2008. Times Higher Education ) For example: Dr Ben Thomas and Prof Mark Hadfield have undertaken some fantastic research with the RNLI to improve the lifeboat slipways in the UK and Ireland.
    • Expectations and support
      • You become an ‘independent learner’ at BU, a key part of your academic and professional development
      • Excellent support
      • networks
      • Student experience is at the heart of what we do
    • About our Open Day
        • Find out what being a BU student is like and decide if BU is for you
        • Attend course talks
        • Visit exhibition in the Sports Hall, and the Library and Learning Centre
        • Take a campus tour
        • Talk to students, lecturers and administrative staff
        • Find out about accommodation, fees and finance
        • Take the bus tour
        • Ask questions throughout the day!
      • We hope you enjoy your
      • Open Day Experience at BU
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