Current International Students

News, Events and Useful Information


Events for International Students 2018/19

Tuesday, 9th October

University Progression Fair

Sunday, 14th October

Trip to Oxford

Monday, 19th November

International Students’ Day

Monday, 10th December

Christmas Party

Tuesday, 5th February

Chinese New Year

Saturday, 11th May

Trip to Bath

Tuesday, 14th May

Norwegian Kuben Group Farewell

Wednesday, 12th June

International Student Graduation

Every Wednesday

Conversation Club, 12.00 at the Lansdowne

The International Office

Here to help, advise and support. 
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Term Dates 2017/18

Term Dates 2017/18
Autumn Term11 September - 14 December 2017
Half-Term (no classes)23 - 27 October 2017
Teacher Training (no classes)30 October 2017
Christmas Holiday15 December - 01 January 2018
Spring Term02 January - 29 March 2018
Half-Term (no classes)12 - 16 February 2018
Teacher Training (no classes)21 February 2018
Easter Holiday03 - 13 April 2018
Summer Term16 April - 05 July 2018
Half-Term (no classes)28 May - 01 June 2018
Teacher Training (no classes)09 July 2018
English Language programmes start from 16 July to 20 August 2018 with a minimum period of study of 2 weeks
Term Dates 2018/19
Term Dates 2018/19
Autumn Term10 September - 19 December 2018
Half-Term (no classes)22 - 26 October 2018
Christmas Holiday20 December - 04 January 2019
Spring Term07 January - 05 April 2019
Half-Term (no classes)18 - 22 February 2019
Easter Holiday08 - 22 April 2019
Summer Term23 April - 04 July 2019
Half-Term (no classes)27 May - 31 May 2019
English Language programmes start from 15 July to 19 August 2019 with a minimum period of study of 2 weeks

Highlights – popular local events through the year

You will know by now that Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding area has a lot to offer the overseas visitor; here is a reminder of some of the local festivals that shouldn’t be missed:

7th & 8th OctoberBournemouth Marathon FestivalBournemouth Seafront
14th - 21st OctoberBournemouth Arts by the Sea FestivalLower Gardens, Town Centre & Seafront
17th November - 4th January Bournemouth Christmas MarketBournemouth Square and Lower Gardens
25th - 27th MayBournemouth 7's FestivalBournemouth Sports Club, Christchurch
8th - 10th JunePoole Harbour Boat ShowThe Quay, Poole
15th - 24th JuneBournemouth Food and Drink FestivalBournemouth Square
24th June - 7th JulyJazz by the Sea FestivalMultiple venues in Bournemouth & Poole
13th - 15th JulyBourne Free Pride (LGBT) FestivalBournemouth Triangle
13th & 14th JulyBritish Beach Polo ChampionshipsSandbanks, Poole
23rd - 27th AugustGreat Dorset Steam FairBlandford Forum
30th August - 2nd SeptemberBournemouth Air FestivalBournemouth Seafront