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



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.


NUS EXTRA Discount Card

One of the main things that NUS has become known for is its famous NUS Extra discount card.


"NUS Extra is the premium discount card for students. Packed with offers and vouchers designed to save you money, the NUS 'Extra' Card helps you to make the most of student life. A range of exclusive discounts, offers and competitions have been negotiated for NUS Extra members. More offers are being added by the week to the discount pages, so keep checking NUS Extra saves you money on cinema tickets, clothes, CDs & DVDs, food and much more. And it's not just discounts on offer. Throughout the year, you'll also have access to "money can't buy" competitions, dream tutorials, and even the odd exclusive download track." -


Get yours today.