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Bournemouth & Poole College Students’ Union is run by students for students

The Bournemouth and Poole College’s Students’ Union, BPCSU for short, has been representing students at The College for over 40 years. BCPSU has won a host of awards and when you enrol at the College, you'll have access to all of BPCSU’s activities and facilities.

  • Being part of a broad community
  • Becoming a member of the National Union of Students (NUS)
  • Representation of your points of view within the College
  • Access to clubs and societies
  • Lots of organised events and trips
  • Access to games and activities and social spaces

BPCSU provide a vast range of opportunities for you to get involved throughout your time at college, including through events, activities, volunteering and student discounts! The Students’ Union aim to give you the chance to increase your skills and experience, as well as to be a part of a community.

BPCSU understands that Green Impact is important to our students and the environment, because of this they campaign for change in order for the College to reduce its carbon footprint. As part of the Green Impact campaigns, BPCSU run Social Responsibility Days three times throughout the year. The aim of the days is to provide students with volunteering opportunities and to participate in environmentally green-focused activities.

The College provides a lot of support for students including welfare support, mental health support, learning support, pastoral support, employability support, finance support and careers advice and guidance. Within Student Experience there is a wealth of knowledge and experience, so that you can get the help you need and are entitled to when studying with us.

BPCSU have been awarded a series of local and national awards, as well as being awarded an accreditation of VERY GOOD from the Quality Students’ Union mark. This has made BPCSU the very first FE college to achieve this accreditation and the union will continue to strive to Excellent status. Other awards include:

  • UnionCloud Best FE Website
  • NUS Awards
  • BHStars Awards nominations

As you'd expect, we're a very social bunch, so why not join in on our social channels - use the links below