Contact us


Arts University Bournemouth

Students' Union

Wallisdown, Poole


BH12 5HH


Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm (physical office prescence) 

If we aren't in the office we may be working online!

Saturday & Sunday: Closed


General enquiries


tel. 01202 363728



AUB is two miles from the centre of Bournemouth, on the border between Bournemouth and Poole and there are good road and rail links. 

AUBSU encourages all visitors to use sustainable methods of transport when visiting. 


By Rail

Bournemouth Train Station is served by a fast inter-city link rail from London Waterloo.
There are also regular trains from Poole, Southampton and other major cities.
The Wallisdown Campus is about 1.5 miles from the train station and a 5-10 minute journey by taxi. 


By Bus/Coach

Bournemouth is well connected by coach. It takes about 2.5 hours to get here from London.
The Bournemouth Train/Coach Station (known as the Travel Interchange) is next to the train station.

Taxi takes about 5-10 minutes from the Travel Interchange.

Find out more about travel by bus from the Travel Interchange to the University here.


By Car

From the East or North:

Take A338 (known as the Wessex Way)

Exit at Richmond Hill Roundabout (next to Standard Life)

Take third exit along Wimborne Road

At four-way junction with traffice lights, turn left

Continue over next three roundabouts

At fourth roundabout take first left into Fern Barrow

Continue over mini roundabout

Take first left into the AUB campus

From the West

Approach Poole on A35

Follow signs for Bournemouth (A3049)

Take dual carriageway past Tower Park (Dorset Way)

The Wallisdown Campus is on the A3049 (Wallisdown Road)



For students, there is currently no parking available on campus.
However, we may be able to book parking spaces on campus for visitors to the Students' Union.
Please contact to arrange a space.