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Arts University Bournemouth

Students' Union

Wallisdown, Poole


BH12 5HH


Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

General enquiries


tel. 01202 363345



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 and 1/2 hours to get here from London. The Bournemouth Train/Coach Station (known as the Travel Interchange) is next to the railway station. 

Bus 6 (Yellow Buses) will take you from Bournemouth Train/Coach Station (Travel Interchange) to the University campus. The journey will last around 10-15 minutes. 

Taxi takes about 5-10 minutes. 


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)



Parking spaces on campus are limited. If you don't have a permit, parking on campus is available on a first come first served basis. 

However, we can book parking spaces on campus for visitors with disabilities. Please contact +44(0)1202 363345 to arrange a space.