Bournemouth has over 12 kilometres of sandy beaches, making it a popular holiday destination. The town itself is a mix of mainstream shops and quirky little beach-front amusements. Bournemouth has a very lively atmosphere and plenty of bars and Students recommend Cameo Night Club and Aruba Restaurant and Bar as two of the best places to go to. Bournemouth is one of the best South Coast seaside towns for night life with plenty of variety. The university also has it’s own student bars which offer low priced drinks and themed nights.
Besides the mainstream shops and stores there’s also a lot of independently run shops offering styles and fashions for every taste. Most of the retail shops and pubs and restaurants are reasonably priced and lots offer student discounts so don’t forget to asks, remember your money has to stretch as far as you can make it. This website has taken a lot of the effort out of searching around by keeping up to date with local student friendly businesses and entertainments which cater for students and always have regular student offers and promotions running.
We also have a part time work listing where you can find a part time job to earn extra cash to keep on top of things, the employers understand that they need to be versatile to employ students so they work around your college commitments.
Poole is the location of the university’s main campus, and although the town is slightly smaller than that of neighbouring Bournemouth, it is a hub for water sports, including wind and kite surfing.
The nearest station is Bournemouth, which is well-served by a number of mainline stations and is also around 90 minutes from London.
Bournemouth has an excellent reliable local bus service for town hopping and the taxis are reasonably priced.
If you have to fly London Heathrow is 1 hour and 45 minutes by road and has direct coach and rail services. For details of flights check out the Heathrow website more>>>
Alternatively, Bournemouth airport is about 15 minutes away and serves a number of carriers, with a direct bus service to the town. For details of flights check out the Bournemouth airport. more>>>
For getting about and travel, the coach station is next to the rail station in Bournemouth and services arrive and depart on a regular basis to and from many of the UK’s main cities. See National Express or Megabus for more details. more>>>