Structure & Partnerships


The Arts University Bournemouth Students' Union is a registered charity (Charity Number 1152400) governed by the rules set out in our constitution and by-laws



We have an agreement with Native ltd, who support us to run Freshers. Refreshers and also invites external companies to come to the site to meet students.



AUBSU is one of 600 Students' Unions that are members of the National Union of Students (NUS), one of the largest student organisations in the world which represents over 95% of all further and higher education unions in the UK.


In their own words:

“We fight discrimination, isolation and injustice. Through practical information and national action, we make sure students can thrive. We support and strengthen students and their unions. We are informed - developing research that influences national policy. We are active - taking on all the issues that affect students' lives now and in the future. We know students. We are students. We are 7 million student voices.”



For more information visit their website.



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